A couple of years back, the Arbiter company made a limited run of reissue Fuzz Faces, complete with AC transistors. The transistors that were used in these versions included: The Germanium Years I think that this pedal's longevity is due in part to its very simple design. They are now part of my personal collection. T his pedal was slightly modded by a professional technician to extend the length of the switch wires for better flexibility and stability.
I didnt know what to make of it.
1969 Dallas Arbiter England - Fuzz Face
The electronics are contained in a circular-shaped metal housing. Silicon transistors were used in later editions of the pedal. When you connected the Fuzz Face to a guitar cable, the cable acted like a bloody antenna! And it had to sound good. I hope you found it an interesting read. Ivor Arbitor took large numbers of them and sold them in the UK. Breadboarded, auditioned, and tweeked befo