Fulltone closing?

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Reading his ‘see ya later’ letter makes me feel a bit better for selling my Fulltone Fuzz Octave
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Bg wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:04 am
jeremyb wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 9:57 am
robthemac wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 9:54 am It is a really interesting question as to how much you can or should separate a creator from the product or art. I probably wouldn't buy something new from him or JHS, just like I'd struggle to pay to watch a movie that Kevin Spacey is getting a cut from. But on the second hand market, I'd consider it to be distant enough that I could just see an OCD as a great pedal.
Whats wrong with JHS?
JHS isn't liked because they're partnered with a pretty a radical organization called IHOPKC (International House of Prayer) which is a superchurch-type of religious sect that's had some questionable investigations into their practices. They're considered extreme by even a lot of Christians. They're pretty homophobic and they supported the "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda to an extent. They're featured in the documentary "God Loves Uganda" which shows a lot of what they're up to and criticized for and documents it.
Not sure how accurate that is
There's been some doubt as to how actively JHS supported them, but I am uncomfortable enough to avoid them.
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I remember when it kicked off but never followed the story since...
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IHOP really should stick to pancakes.
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JHS is also just a bit of a dick though…

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And Fuller’s fuzzes are crap. He used fake transistors (those are NOT nos NKT 275s in old 69s…)

Sorry, I seem to be in a slightly salty mood this morning!

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Darth Sabbathi wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:37 am And Fuller’s fuzzes are crap. He used fake transistors (those are NOT nos NKT 275s in old 69s…)

Sorry, I seem to be in a slightly salty mood this morning!
made in the US of A though...
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This whole "suddenly more desirable" vibe is silly. Reverb prices are already climbing...why? Does his pedals n ow sound better? I've had plenty of Fulltone. Sold every one of them.
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Darth Sabbathi wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:33 am JHS is also just a bit of a dick though…
He seems like a really likable guy, and its great that he showcases other manufacturers pedals on his videos.
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I wasn't paying attention. What did Fulltone guy do to raise the ire of people?

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The OCD was good for its time but way overrated these days.

But anyway, there goes the used market!

I feel sorry for all the people he's laying off so he can retire comfortably. So much for succession plans...

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Capt. Black wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 12:20 pm I wasn't paying attention. What did Fulltone guy do to raise the ire of people?
https://guitar.com/news/industry-news/f ... ke-fuller/

Basically just being a quim.

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jeremyb wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:56 am
Darth Sabbathi wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:33 am JHS is also just a bit of a dick though…
He seems like a really likable guy, and its great that he showcases other manufacturers pedals on his videos.
As I say, needlessly salty today. I really have nothing against him, but his videos are too long. And I don't like the way his pedals look. So I guess I'm the dick here! :congrats:

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Use of Brush Script alone is worthy of being cancelled.

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jhyang549 wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 12:37 pm
Capt. Black wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 12:20 pm I wasn't paying attention. What did Fulltone guy do to raise the ire of people?
https://guitar.com/news/industry-news/f ... ke-fuller/

Basically just being a quim.
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