The T-Rex Engineering Gristle
King Effects Pedal was developed especially for Greg Koch. The Gristle
King offers you a wide variety of boost and overdrive possibilities. The
Gristle, Tone, Gravy and Flavour controls and 2 toggles dial in just the
tone you're looking for. The T-Rex Gristle King pedal gives you 2
effects, plus extra tonal possibilities, in one compact stompbox.
Like the tasty combination of chocolate and peanut butter, the Gristle
King is a combination of the DGTM and a tone-filled boost circuit. This
combination offers you a wide variety of boost and overdrive
Use this control to set the amount of gain desired.
Sets the tone of the overdrive.
Sets the boost level.
This feature places the boost either before or after your overdrive. Use
the Pre setting to give you an additional boost in the level of gain.
Use the post set- ting to boost the volume of the signal, such as a lead
Selects between a throaty open type of overdrive (right), or a more
compressed type of overdrive sound (left).
With this switch toggled to the right, there is an increase in the low
end of the overdrive effect.
The Gristle and More foot switches turn on the repective effects. Each
effect can be used separately or in combination.
The Gristle pedals were all born in the US as a result of the
cooperation between technician Tim Jauernig and guitar player Greg Koch.
T-Rex adopted the Gristle pedals and they are now official members of
the T-Rex pedal family.
Based in Vejle, Denmark, T-Rex Engineering makes classic and signature
effects pedals for the world’s best musicians. Their approach blends hi-
tech innovation with old-world craftsmanship – always in the service of
Input Impedance @ 1 KHz: > 1 megohm
Output Impedance @ 1 kHz: < 10kOhm
Power supply: 9V DC
Minimum Power supply Voltage: 8V DC
Maximum Power supply Voltage: 12.5V DC
Current Draw @ 9V DC: 12 mA
Maximum input signal Vp/p: 3 Vp/p
Battery Type: 9V
Battery Life: 12 to 16 Hours
External connectors: Input Jack. Output Jack, 9V DC Jack
Controls: Gristle (On/Off), More switch, Gristle
(distortion), Tone, Gravy (volume), More, Pre/Post,
Dimensions: 5" W x 2-1/4" H x 3-7/10" D
Weight with Power supply: .88 lb.