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WEM - Project V

Postby RnFR » 06 Jan 2009, 11:15

another blonde graemey gem. where does he find this shit?

http://stompboxes.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1093
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby RnFR » 06 Jan 2009, 17:52

looks like i had the wrong link-

http://stompboxes.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1083

try this one!
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby modman » 06 Jan 2009, 22:55

Please ship it to the Captain... may be he will do
D*A*M PROJECT V :party:


These guys have never heard about this place apparently. :mrgreen:
Pictures are nice and sharp but how handy is mr Graham with the screwdriver? Some full frontal nude pcb pics would be nice.
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby graemey » 06 Jan 2009, 23:03

RnFR wrote:another blonde graemey gem. where does he find this shit?

http://stompboxes.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1093


:wink:
I think Im being confused with this other Graham again.
The Graham in question is a serious vintage fuzz collector who owns (amongst many others) a BB Buzzaround.

Im the Graemey who posted the Buzzaround pics on this forum. Im also the (blonde)graemey who does the youtube videos.

Its an easy mistake to make! not to many Graham/Graeme's who own a Buzzaround :)
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby RnFR » 07 Jan 2009, 01:13

oh, sorry about that! won't happen again. :oops:

well, how about you go get us one of those WEM boxes, and we'll see you back here in a bit then? :wink:
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby Fuzzer » 07 Jan 2009, 01:13

:mrgreen: I also thought you were the same Graham... stupid me. But you still have a badass collection, ¿don't you?
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby graemey » 07 Jan 2009, 20:39

Fuzzer wrote::mrgreen: I also thought you were the same Graham... stupid me. But you still have a badass collection, ¿don't you?



I do, and if I can find one of those Wem boxes I will be back here with it so you can all crowd around for a look! :thumbsup
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Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby dorfmeister » 21 Apr 2009, 01:32

http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/b...ws/keyb81.html


What kind of fuzz box do you have?
I have a great one. It's very old. It's called a Project WEM. I've never seen another one. But it's a lovely fuzz box. It's been used by many famous guitar players, because they say it's got a unique sound. People have actually tried to make copies of it. They took down all the components and tried to build another one, but they never really got quite the same thing. I've used it on all my records, actually, from the first record I made. Whenever you hear my particular fuzz guitar sound, that's the fuzz box. Sometimes what sounds like guitar is really synthesizer or vice versa....
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Re: Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby RnFR » 21 Apr 2009, 02:41

first of all, just a heads up- your link doesn't work.

are you talking about the WEM Project V? if so, there is already a thread here-
http://freestompboxes.org/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=3990&p=43570&hilit=wem+project+V#p43570

and finally, YES! i would very much like to see a schematic!
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Re: Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby royaltoots » 21 Apr 2009, 08:51

here's the full link
http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/bria ... eyb81.html
I used to like him, but he's just annoying now
my guess is it's the Project V too
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Re: Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby RnFR » 21 Apr 2009, 11:40

ok, now i get it. it's a quote from eno. well, i think here come the warm jets is a great album. wonder if he used it on that one.
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Re: Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby playon » 22 Apr 2009, 00:17

I have this schematic for the related Rush PEP fuzz. (Disclaimer -- I have never built it so I don't know what it's like, or if it's the same as the different WEM variations.)

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Re: Schematic for Eno's Project WEM Fuzz?

Postby RnFR » 22 Apr 2009, 00:31

yeah, thanks for the schem, but the pep fuzz and project V are 2 different animals.
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby RnFR » 22 Apr 2009, 00:32

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Re: WEM Project V

Postby soulsonic » 22 Apr 2009, 07:48

PEP Fuzz just looks like an FZ-1a
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby royaltoots » 23 Apr 2009, 15:27

I think the Pep Fuzz is more FZ-1 than 1A - schem should be 3V. I built one - see first couple of posts on my blog (which should be in my sig now...)
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby soulsonic » 24 Apr 2009, 09:38

Nice blog.

Reason why I said FZ-1a is because of the 10K on Q2's Collector, but I see your point... it's kind of a cross between the two with some different coupling cap values. Probably just arrived on something that worked with the common transistors available.

Incidentally, I just built an FZ-1 for a friend, and I was really surprised at how good it sounded. I need to build one for myself now!
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby royaltoots » 27 Apr 2009, 09:08

soulsonic wrote:Nice blog.
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Incidentally, I just built an FZ-1 for a friend, and I was really surprised at how good it sounded. I need to build one for myself now!


Thanks - I should update it more, but it's too much like work.

I built an FZ-1 a while back, but with yet another wrong schematic (this time by Jack Orman, with one collector resistor value hugely wrong) and it was very weak with -3V - it sounded good with -9V (and lower gain trannies) though :twisted:
So yeah, I've got a proper FZ-1 on the way too as soon as I get my pedals back and I can swap that one out. Got some 2N270s too.
I think now we've got a corrected schem this circuit could have a new lease of life.
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby GeekMacDaddy » 28 Apr 2009, 19:56

The original germanium version was called "FUZZY" was made to compete with the Maestro pedals. I have built it on perf using NKT 213's and the pedal sounds killer. I followed this schematic; http://musical-den.blogspot.com/2008/07 ... -fuzz.html
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Re: WEM Project V

Postby scorpion victim » 29 Apr 2009, 05:30

Sound clips anyone
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