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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    Just got our first dealership selling our pedals. try joespedals for the GUNSHOT and anything else you may fancy boutique pedals wise!!


    He's taken some great alfresco shots too if you like that thing!!
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    edited June 2015
    Oh and here is what I've been building this evening:

    the first pre-production prototype of the Muffroom Cloud:



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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    edited July 2015
    Here is a quick demo of the Muffroom Cloud.... enjoy


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  • FelineGuitarsFelineGuitars Frets: 4380
    Excellent (even though personally I prefer overdrive to fuzz) ...although having a third hand to move the controls whilst playing is a real bonus I can see.

    Many guitars have a re-sale value. Some you'll never want to sell.
    Stockist of Earvana nuts, BKP, Oil City And Monty's pickups. Sperzel, Tonepros, Gotoh and Graphtech too!
    Expert guitar repairs and upgrades - fretwork our speciality! www.felineguitars.com.  Facebook too!

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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    Excellent (even though personally I prefer overdrive to fuzz) ...although having a third hand to move the controls whilst playing is a real bonus I can see.
    Haha, yes I'll be marketing the third hand later in the year, also known as getting a good mate to play!!
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • FelineGuitarsFelineGuitars Frets: 4380
    And now I've got American woman stuck in my head.....

    Many guitars have a re-sale value. Some you'll never want to sell.
    Stockist of Earvana nuts, BKP, Oil City And Monty's pickups. Sperzel, Tonepros, Gotoh and Graphtech too!
    Expert guitar repairs and upgrades - fretwork our speciality! www.felineguitars.com.  Facebook too!

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  • ElectroDanElectroDan Frets: 546

    Great usable sweep on the tone controls there. I've never been drawn to fuzz before but that sounds great. Not a bad tone to be had.

    Congratulations on what is sure to be another success.

     

    =D>
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545

    Great usable sweep on the tone controls there. I've never been drawn to fuzz before but that sounds great. Not a bad tone to be had.

    Congratulations on what is sure to be another success.

     

    =D>
    Ah thanks very much, I'm quite proud of what we've achieved with this one. 
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • Another tremendous sounding pedal.I totally want some "smooth, supple sustain".
    "As with all things, some days you're the dinosaur, some days you're the monkey." Sporky
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    Another tremendous sounding pedal.I totally want some "smooth, supple sustain".

    well luckily I can help you get some!!!
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • FelineGuitarsFelineGuitars Frets: 4380
    Tried the Muffroom cloud today when Thorpy popped in for a cuppa.

    Thought it was a great sounding fuzz even though I'm not a fuzz lover.

    However he brought some other toys he was working on and all I can say is OMG!!!!!
    The next pedal to come after the Muffroom is right up my street - we're all in for a treat when that comes out.

    I also tried boosting the front end of my Gunshot with another pedal Thorpy had and I think I nearly climaxed on the spot - the sound was so Sunset Strip 1987 - instant Lynch and Ratt..... seriously smitten by the sound we got.

    Think it's going to be a busy year at ThorpyFX HQ

    Many guitars have a re-sale value. Some you'll never want to sell.
    Stockist of Earvana nuts, BKP, Oil City And Monty's pickups. Sperzel, Tonepros, Gotoh and Graphtech too!
    Expert guitar repairs and upgrades - fretwork our speciality! www.felineguitars.com.  Facebook too!

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  • TTonyTTony Frets: 12389
    I really don't "do" FX - I've probably got 3-4 fx units lying unused in a cupboard somewhere - but I'm getting tempted by all the positive reviews of the work of this Mr Thorpy.
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    Tried the Muffroom cloud today when Thorpy popped in for a cuppa.

    Thought it was a great sounding fuzz even though I'm not a fuzz lover.

    However he brought some other toys he was working on and all I can say is OMG!!!!!
    The next pedal to come after the Muffroom is right up my street - we're all in for a treat when that comes out.

    I also tried boosting the front end of my Gunshot with another pedal Thorpy had and I think I nearly climaxed on the spot - the sound was so Sunset Strip 1987 - instant Lynch and Ratt..... seriously smitten by the sound we got.

    Think it's going to be a busy year at ThorpyFX HQ

    cheers Jon, a great afternoon was had! It helps that the choice of guitars to play through were also stellar!
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • dindudedindude Frets: 4737
    Tried the Muffroom cloud today when Thorpy popped in for a cuppa.

    Thought it was a great sounding fuzz even though I'm not a fuzz lover.

    However he brought some other toys he was working on and all I can say is OMG!!!!!
    The next pedal to come after the Muffroom is right up my street - we're all in for a treat when that comes out.

    I also tried boosting the front end of my Gunshot with another pedal Thorpy had and I think I nearly climaxed on the spot - the sound was so Sunset Strip 1987 - instant Lynch and Ratt..... seriously smitten by the sound we got.

    Think it's going to be a busy year at ThorpyFX HQ
    Oooh, sounds interesting. Hurry up @thorpy
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
     The Muffroom Cloud, trending on Premier guitar right now...

    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • JayGeeJayGee Frets: 379
    I wonder how many peope "get" the engraved graphic on the MC...? :-)
    Don't ask me, I just play the damned thing...
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    JayGee said:
    I wonder how many peope "get" the engraved graphic on the MC...? :-)

    do you know what, you are the first person to realise what it is.....
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • JayGeeJayGee Frets: 379
    Please tell me that it's not a reminder of an incident in your previous career... :-)

    Should we give it away now or would that spoil the joke?
    Don't ask me, I just play the damned thing...
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    JayGee said:
    Please tell me that it's not a reminder of an incident in your previous career... :-)

    Should we give it away now or would that spoil the joke?

    no incident (thankfully) happy for you to share though
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • JayGeeJayGee Frets: 379
    edited July 2015
    thorpy6 said:
    JayGee said:
    Please tell me that it's not a reminder of an incident in your previous career... :-)

    Should we give it away now or would that spoil the joke?

    no incident (thankfully) happy for you to share though
    Oh go on then...

    It's actually a stylised representattion of the standard Teller-Ulaum thermonuclear bomb concept. 

    The footswitch represents the hollow,  subcritical mass Plutonium "pit", the engraved rosette around the footsswitch is a set of shaped explosive charges which rapidly compress the hollow pit into a critical mass resulting in a rapid unconfined nuclear fission reaction (or as we non-technical people would say, a nuclear explosion). 

    But wait, there's more: Above the fission primary is a container of Lithium-6 deuteride (or something of that ilk) fuel surrounding a plutonium rod, quaintly referred to as the sparkplug. The whole thing is surrounded by a heavy shell which (briefly!) reflects energy (mostly in the form of X-Rays) from the exploding primary through a material which may or may not be closely related to polystyrene and a combination of pressure, heat, and radiation squishes the fuel, which, with the aid of a massive Neutron flux from from the "spark plug" induced by the initiall flood of Neutrons from the primary undergoes nuclear fusion...


    Don't ask me, I just play the damned thing...
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    JayGee said:
    thorpy6 said:
    JayGee said:
    Please tell me that it's not a reminder of an incident in your previous career... :-)

    Should we give it away now or would that spoil the joke?

    no incident (thankfully) happy for you to share though
    Oh go on then...

    It's actually a stylised representattion of the standard Teller-Ulaum thermonuclear bomb concept. 

    The footswitch represents the hollow,  subcritical mass Plutonium "pit", the engraved rosette around the footsswitch is a set of shaped explosive charges which rapidly compress the hollow pit into a critical mass resulting in a rapid unconfinned nuclear fission reaction (or as we non-technical people would say, a nuclear explosion). 

    But wait, there's more: Above the fission primary is a container of Lithium-6 deuteride (or something of that ilk) fuel surrounding a plutonium rod, quaintly referred to as the sparkplug. The whole thing is surrounded by a heavy shell which (briefly!) reflects energy (mostly in the form of X-Rays from the exploding primary through a material which may or may not be closely related to polystyrene and a combination of pressure, heat squishes the fuel, which, with the aid of massive Neutron flux from from the "spark plug" induced by the initiall flood of Neutrons from the primary undergoes nuclear fusion...



    That is exactly what it is, I thought it would be a great diagram to place on the footswitch. I.e. Press the Pit and trigger a muffroom cloud....
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    Dropping this here.
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • stonevibestonevibe Frets: 2716
    Nice one fella!
    How much does it weigh? & Does it play like butter?

    You can now read my insane guitar ramblings daily here http://www.gearnews.com
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  • ElectroDanElectroDan Frets: 546
    JayGee said:
    thorpy6 said:
    JayGee said:
    Please tell me that it's not a reminder of an incident in your previous career... :-)

    Should we give it away now or would that spoil the joke?

    no incident (thankfully) happy for you to share though
    Oh go on then...

    It's actually a stylised representattion of the standard Teller-Ulaum thermonuclear bomb concept. 

    The footswitch represents the hollow,  subcritical mass Plutonium "pit", the engraved rosette around the footsswitch is a set of shaped explosive charges which rapidly compress the hollow pit into a critical mass resulting in a rapid unconfined nuclear fission reaction (or as we non-technical people would say, a nuclear explosion). 

    But wait, there's more: Above the fission primary is a container of Lithium-6 deuteride (or something of that ilk) fuel surrounding a plutonium rod, quaintly referred to as the sparkplug. The whole thing is surrounded by a heavy shell which (briefly!) reflects energy (mostly in the form of X-Rays) from the exploding primary through a material which may or may not be closely related to polystyrene and a combination of pressure, heat, and radiation squishes the fuel, which, with the aid of a massive Neutron flux from from the "spark plug" induced by the initiall flood of Neutrons from the primary undergoes nuclear fusion...


    It seems so obvious now.
    :D
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    The MUFFROOM CLOUD is now available to buy, preorders have shipped and they are now out in the open.
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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  • Man!! I'm so happy to have discovered the "GUNSHOT" overdrive here at The Fretboard !!

    So beautiful to look at ~ truly a work of art. 

    More importantly, it sounds really really cool.  I'm sold on stickin' one on my pedalboard and can't wait to be rockin' out with one.

    Seriously, the "calibre" and "gain" harmonic interaction is genius !!

    Totally rockin' FX :)    
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  • rsvmarkrsvmark Frets: 466
    thorpy6 said:
    The MUFFROOM CLOUD is now available to buy, preorders have shipped and they are now out in the open.
    So @thorpy6 what is coming next? Care to give us the inside skinny?
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  • ThorpyFXThorpyFX Frets: 3545
    rsvmark said:
    thorpy6 said:
    The MUFFROOM CLOUD is now available to buy, preorders have shipped and they are now out in the open.
    So @thorpy6 what is coming next? Care to give us the inside skinny?

    there is quite a few things in the works....... Top secret though.....
    Adrian Thorpe MBE | Owner of ThorpyFx Ltd | Email: thorpy@thorpyfx.com | Twitter: @ThorpyFx | Facebook: ThorpyFx Ltd | Website: www.thorpyfx.com
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