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Pine-Box Customs, Meet Spruce Effects

2020 Holiday Bundle

2020 was a rough year, all around. It's no secret that Pine-Box Customs and Spruce Effects work together a LOT, but we've never actually done a forward-facing promotion or collaboration together. Well, here it is! Two amazing dirt boxes for an INSANE price. This bundle includes a Gale in the original V2 color (white and gold) and a Pine-Box Customs Motel. Shipping in early January, 2021. Note: if you'd like a Gale color scheme other than the white/gold, just mention it in the order notes! 3 other colors available and can be seen here


Pine-Box Customs Motel

Motel is a versatile overdrive/distortion circuit based on a certain rodent that we all know and love. Motel was designed with a cleaner, more overdriven feel versus the original, but we decided to reel back in a little bit of traditional rodent sounds as well with the help of a toggle switch. This is the first distortion pedal that Pine-Box has released and we could not be happier with the result.

Here is where we stray away from the original. 

  • There is an internal voltage doubling circuit, utilizing a premium chip. This takes Motel from 7v to a very high headroom 18v power input. 
  • With the flip of a switch, Motel goes from a very compressed, hard clipping distortion circuit, to a much more open, uncompressed overdriven sound reminiscent of tube breakup. These two very distinct sounds to choose from  is what separates Motel from others. 
  • The gain range has been extended.
  • We paid special attention to the low/high filtering and removed some of the mid focus. This really suits the lower gain and overdriven sound. 
  • We raised the input impedance to reduce tone sucking and keep the original sonic features of your guitar. With the input impedance more than doubled, this allows the chip to begin clipping and reduces the need for diode clipping. Giving this circuit and entirely new feel and sound. 
  • The buffered output control has been re-designed to act as sort of a post gain amplifier. This gives you a bit more gain and a lot more volume


Spruce Effects The Gale

Almost a year in the making, The Gale is a complex and harmonically rich distortion/fuzz with custom-designed Germanium, discrete operational amplifier architecture that covers a huge range of distortion, drive, and fuzz tones. The unique shape control allows you change the way the clipping circuit behaves with high and low pass filters, making it super-interactive with the tone control. You can get some light-drive edge all the way to blistering fuzz.


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2020 Holiday Bundle


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