EarthQuaker Devices Hoof Fuzz Germanium/Silicon Hybrid Fuzz V2

Overview

The Hoof Fuzz is EarthQuaker Devices' flagship fuzzbox, becoming a fast favorite among musicians of all stripes shortly upon on its initial release. Its loosely based on the green Russian-style muff circuit and features a hybrid germanium/silicon design, with NOS germanium transistors that are hand-matched to exacting specs for consistency from pedal to pedal. Tonally, the Hoof promises a wide gain range enhanced by its shift knob, which works with the tone control to alter the pedal's frequency response—whether that's cutting out low-mid mud, boosting highs for a glassy top-end, or adding stoner rock sludge. Whatever your fuzz needs, the versatile and shapeable Hoof can accommodate you.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Hoof Fuzz Germanium/Silicon Hybrid Fuzz V2
Finish
  • Gold/Black
Year
  • 2017
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Reviews for the EarthQuaker Devices Hoof Fuzz Germanium/Silicon Hybrid Fuzz V2
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  • The Workhorse

    Verified Purchase

    If I had only one spot on my board for Fuzz instead of 5 spots, this is the one. The Shift knob to control Mids allows it to stack seamlessly with any OD that feeds into it. I like EQD stuff but admittedly have not bonded with some of their stuff (like the Depths and Dunes), however the Hoof and Dispatch Master are desert island pedals for me.

  • Great sounding tweak-able fuzz

    Verified Purchase

    Love this pedal. It's especially dynamic at certain settings. EQD is a fantastic pedal company, and their flagship fuzz box does not disappoint.

  • The Fuzz!

    Verified Purchase

    I can't say enough about how good this pedal is, so I'll try to keep it short. The Hoof is great. If there's a way to improve this pedal, I don't know what it is. If you want a super-rude, gated, splatty, unpredictable, buzzsaw fuzz, this ain't it. But if you're looking for a versatile, powerf…

  • Verified Purchase

    love this fuzz!!!

  • Excellent tone - great control

    Verified Purchase

    But ... if you're looking for more gain (like I was), I would recommend the Cloven Hoof.