Question: When did Dunlop buy MXR?

Jim Dunlop bought the MXR trademark in 1987, and he relaunched everything.

Where are MXR products made?

MXR pedals are made in China and Taiwan.

Who uses MXR Distortion Plus?

Dave Murray of Iron Maiden has used Distortion + since the early 1980s. Steve Wynn (musician) used it on the first couple Dream Syndicate albums. Thom Yorke of Radiohead has included the Distortion + for many of his signature distortion sounds, using a variety of guitars to achieve various tonal options.

Is Mxr Made in USA?

MXR is a Rochester, New York-based manufacturer of effects pedals, co-founded in 1972 by Keith Barr and Terry Sherwood and incorporated as MXR Innovations, Inc. The MXR trademark is now owned by Jim Dunlop, which continues to produce the original effects units along with new additions to the line.

Where are Jim Dunlop products made?

Benicia Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc. is a manufacturer of musical accessories, especially effects units, based in Benicia, California, United States .Dunlop Manufacturing.TypePrivateHeadquartersBenicia, CaliforniaSubsidiariesMXRWebsitehttp://www.jimdunlop.com4 more rows

How do you date a MXR Distortion Plus?

On each pot there will be 7 numbers. xxx77xx means they are from 1977. The first 3 are the manufacturer code , CTS uses 137 then the next 2 are your year , this is the best way to date them in a pretty close proximity to when the pedal was made . Thanks for the info KW..

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