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The Pickup Place / 24" scale length
« on: May 27, 2013, 11:53:33 am »
hi folks,

i just wondered if anyone had experience or recommendations for a 24" scale length guitar,its alder body with maple/rosewood neck,fixed bridge its quite a bright guitar yet muddy in the bass,i stuck a tz in it but as you can imagine this did not help with the muddy bass strings!
ideally medium/high output but not too bothered.


The Pickup Place / wiring
« on: January 01, 2013, 11:11:46 am »
although not a pickup question does anyone know the correct wire that goes from the input jack to the volume pot?
i cant seem to find it anywhere and using other wire such as guitar lead has a dramatic effect on the guitar sound(anyone know why?)

The Pickup Place / gravity storms
« on: December 20, 2012, 05:14:16 pm »
so whats the verdict on the gravity storms?
anyone got any opinions?

The Pickup Place / evo`s with 250k pots?
« on: October 17, 2012, 09:21:47 am »
hi guys

has anyone here tried evo`s with 250k pots? did it help reduce the high end presence?

The Trading Post / wtb paf pro in green
« on: May 20, 2012, 05:42:29 am »
would anyone have a paf pro,reg or f spaced in green for sale?
preferably uk.

The Pickup Place / twin volume pot
« on: March 16, 2012, 02:36:50 pm »
hi all
does anyone know if its possible to use a twin volume pot setup?
i want to use a 500k vol pot for the bridge only and 250k pot for the middle and neck only.
this is for a h/s/s strat,i wont be using the tone pot.
i have seen the at wiring diagram on the dimarzio site but it shows the main volume as a master volume so not sure if thats controlling all 3 pups or just the bridge.
if anyone thinks this is possible would they have wiring info as well?

The Pickup Place / at-1
« on: March 05, 2012, 01:19:16 pm »
is it just me or does the at-1 have a kind of honkiness in the lower mids/bass?
ive just replaced the tone zone because the bass was a bit too thumpy, now everytime i get near the bass strings i can hear this annoying honky frequency.
the rest of the at-1 sounds great to me,lovely touch and crunchy mids with smooth treble.
i`ve tried just about every pickup in this guitar that i think would be suitable,the air classic sounded the best but lacked the touch i like from higher output pups.
btw this is a alder body/maple cap,maple neck/rosewood board 25" scale length with ibanez lo pro trem.
any thoughts?

The Trading Post / wtb at-1 and cruiser
« on: February 10, 2012, 07:59:08 am »
does anyone here have an at-1 for sale preferably in white(with gold p/pieces even better)
and also a bridge cruiser and middle/neck cruiser in white.

The Pickup Place / pickup potting
« on: February 06, 2012, 01:33:53 pm »
hi all
i`ve just recently repaired my evo bridge pickup and now it squeels  real bad!
anybody know of a quick fix or does it need repotting?can i buy the wax or just use candle wax?any help/ideas gratefully received.

The Pickup Place / cruiser middle pickup
« on: January 24, 2012, 05:30:53 pm »
i am thinking of putting a cruiser(been listening to too much andy timmons!) in the middle position of a h s h guitar,pap pro neck and tone zone bridge,500k vol pot  no tone pot.
any reason why this wont work?
thanks in advance.

The Pickup Place / suggestions please!
« on: December 12, 2011, 10:26:58 am »
hi all
well after months of searching i finally bought a breed bridge and its still not what i am after :'(
i contacted dimarzio months ago telling them i loved the tone zone but not the trouser flapping bass when i hit the 5th/6th strings.imo the treble and mids are just right,so the dimarzio tech recommended the breed but it is all thick mids,and although it is nice it lacks what i liked about the tz.
my perfect pup would be a cross between an evo and a tz,output/bass from evo,mids/treble from tz.i already have an alder body guitar with evos which i really like but would like something slightly different.
any suggestions?

this is going in a maple capped alder body,maple neck rosewood fb and is a reasonably bright guitar.25inch scale lenth and i use carvin legacy amps.

The Pickup Place / air norton
« on: October 24, 2011, 02:05:35 pm »
hi all,
i have an air norton,if i de-air it so to speak(remove plastic spacers and add metal spacer) will i end up with a regular norton?

The Trading Post / wtb evo neck and bridge
« on: October 08, 2011, 03:05:22 pm »
hi all i am after an evolution neck and bridge f spaced in white,preferably with gold pole pieces although thats not essential.
msg me if anyone can help.

The Pickup Place / neck single coil
« on: October 01, 2011, 12:09:56 pm »
hi all,
while i know alot about humbuckers i no nothing about single coils and after joining a 70`s disco cover band i really am looking for that single coil strat sound and wondered if anyone here had any recommendations.
will be neck position only in an alder body/maple neck rosewood f/board.
i have read else where that a fender custom shop `69 will do the trick for that nile rodgers sound but i would much rather use dimarzio where possible but they have so many choices.
any help/advice much appreciated.

The Trading Post / wtb breed bridge
« on: September 24, 2011, 04:08:39 pm »
hi guys,i`m still desperately wanting to buy a breed bridge,f spaced in black,can anybody help,willing to pay good price plus postage.
i have currently 108 feedbacks(100% positive)on ebay,mostly for guitar parts,and have bought a few pickups from america(i live in uk) and can promise anyone i am an honest buyer.

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