BMF Effects has collaborated with Marc Ford to produce the Marc F’N Ford stompbox. It’s a no-nonsense—as you can tell from the name—dual-channel boost and overdrive pedal.
The new pedal essentially combines BMF Effect’s Purple Nurple Overdrive and GB Boost Germanium Booster circuits into one heavy-duty enclosure. The former, as described by the brand, goes from “a gritty/clean boost to a mild fuzz with tweed-like breakup,” while the latter is a germanium boost pedal based on the classic Dallas Rangemaster.
Each of these circuits can be run independently, or in series, with the boost stage going into the drive stage—essentially a boosted drive. Controls are pretty straightforward, with “Volume” and “Drive” knobs for the Purple Nurple section and “Volume” and “Tone” knobs for the GB Boost one.
Check out the pedal in action here:
The Marc F’N Ford retails for $249. More information at bmfeffects.com.