NOS unopened/unused long discontinued early version of the Fallout Cloud.
Stockroom discovery – NOS: unopened/unused. Serial number 657 – one of the very last ones made before the name was changed to Fallout Cloud.
Fallout Cloud is probably the best vintage Triangle era Muff clone being made today.
Guitarist Magazine made the Fallout Cloud drive pedal of the year when it came out.
We sold a lot of these when they first appeared and picked up the last few Muffrooms before they became the Fallout Cloud (after a certain other pedal company asked nicely for the change). This one got put on one side – it has never been taken out of the packaging.
At the time they came out we had this to say:
Premium components and the in-depth knowledge of its creator Major Adrian Thorpe combine to make a superb piece of kit, nailing all the elements of that early Big Muff sound with the added control of separate treble and bass pots.
The Thorpy FX Muffroom Cloud review on Gilmourish.com is a good place to start if you need to know more about this pedal, and there’s a video below.
“I was asked to create the Muffroom Cloud by a number of vintage pedal enthusiasts I know. They were after a Triangle era style pedal that would work with a variety of guitars (Humbucker and singlecoil’s including P90’s) and amps and be bombproof so it could be gigged. The brief was simple, make a triangle era Fuzz that could beat their original 1971 Triangle fuzz pedals when placed head to head.
The brief was simple, the task was not, however after many prototypes and a bit of lateral thinking the Muffroom Cloud was born. This pedal has the ability to beat any four transistor fuzz you have heard (including the best vintage units). By adjusting the perfectly voiced EQ you can achieve fuzz tones from silky smooth through to doom laden whilst maintain the ability to cut through.
Internally the pedal is immaculately built using premium 1% metalfilm resistors, Wima and Panasonic capacitors, and Neutrik jacks. These are the crème de la crème of the electronics world and when coupled with a robust gold plated PCB and dust sealed potentiometers the recipe is as good as it can possibly be.”
Brand new. Has never been removed from the box. See photos for more information.
Powered by a 9v battery.
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PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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