• The Kilt V2 Overdrive/Distortion/Fuzz Pedal
  • The Kilt V2 Overdrive/Distortion/Fuzz Pedal
  • The Kilt V2 Overdrive/Distortion/Fuzz Pedal
The Kilt V2 Overdrive/Distortion/Fuzz Pedal

Product Information

When the opportunity to work with Stu G came about (legendary guitarist, writer, producer, and founding member of UK band Delirious) JHS couldnt pass it up. Right out of the gate Stu G wanted a dirt box that could essentially cover any-and-all ground he needed for his studio work and extensive touring gigs. From that request the Kilt was born, and for the V2 we have refined it to be a compact and versatile tone-machine.

The Kilt V2 still has the fantastic circuit at the heart of the version one: a heavily tweaked Expandora style dirt box that gives you more tonal options than you might ever be able to use. JHS uses a specifically chosen op-amplifier that offers super low noise, improved slew rate for a smoother structure, and a character that just feels better than the original Expandora. Then there are three toggles that enhance the tweak-ability even further. The cut/flat toggle gives you the option to cut the low end frequencies to better sit in the mix. When in the "flat" position, the bass response is much beefier than the original Expandora for those heavy guitar riffs or bass grit. The G1 and G2 toggles let you select various forms of distortion via select resistance values that switch in and out in the clipping section of the circuit. This method is very different than your normal diode clipping selectors that you commonly see on drive pedals. This gives you multiple configurations and tonal options, helping the Kilt V2 cover light transparent drive all the way to a wall of fat fuzz/distortion and everything found in-between.

For the V2, JHS also added the ability to switch the G2 toggle with a Red Remote! This gives you the ability to flip into heavy overdrive or fuzz with a footswitch on the fly, making the V2 just as versatile as the V1 but more compact.

So put on your Kilt and raise a pint to rock and roll!

Product Features

  • Both Toggles Down for the Lightest Gain Setting: Amp-Like Chimey Breakup
  • Both Toggles Up for Almost Uncontrollable Gated Fuzz/Distortion to Cut Through Anything
  • G1 Flipped Up Adds Drive for More Riffy Grit
  • G2 Flipped Up Offers More Saturation and Sustain for Lead Tones

Product Specifications

JHS Pedals
All Ages
Effect Type
Ship Dimension
7 x 10 x 6 inches
Ship Weight