PAF Joe

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Re: PAF Joe
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2014, 08:52:16 PM »
I used the paf joe in the neck of a 22 fret guitar and a 24 fret guitar and it just didn't have the cut and body I was after. I couldn't get a good sound out of it and it didn't pair well with either a Tonezone or Dsonic. That's when I tried the PAF Pro and fell in love. I recall the Paf Joe feeling squishy and undefined. I was looking for a clear articulate pickup, with quick picking definition.
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Re: PAF Joe
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2020, 11:22:03 AM »
Love the tone but hate the pick attack.

Sounds good in a 21 fret strat. If they could only release a Paf Joe v2 (with more pick attack lols)
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Re: PAF Joe
« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2022, 10:07:41 PM »
I bought a paf joe and put it into the neck of my 22 fret Epipone LP, paired with a Dactivator bridge.  It has two sets of adjustable poles.  Recently, adjusting them, optimizing  pickup height, and wiring the pickup in parallel gave a much more vibrant sound.  I definitely recommend using a very small bright cap to keep the delicate overtones if you like doing volume swell.
Super classic rock n roll tone, wired the bridge pu in series so that when I switch from this there is significant volume boost.  This is very much a rhythm guitar pickup.  Everyone was right about pick attack, but I use a heavy pick like .7mm minimum, and I like the amount of definition. very low noise.   The sound was super punchy and clear for leads when I had it in series, and I may add a switch for that later, but I wasn't as happy with that tone as the 10/10 parallel.
PS this would be mud in a fender neck position...  someone already said do not try and I won't.
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Re: PAF Joe
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2022, 12:20:02 PM »
I bought a paf joe and put it into the neck of my 22 fret Epipone LP, paired with a Dactivator bridge.  It has two sets of adjustable poles.  Recently, adjusting them, optimizing  pickup height, and wiring the pickup in parallel gave a much more vibrant sound.  I definitely recommend using a very small bright cap to keep the delicate overtones if you like doing volume swell.
Super classic rock n roll tone, wired the bridge pu in series so that when I switch from this there is significant volume boost.  This is very much a rhythm guitar pickup.  Everyone was right about pick attack, but I use a heavy pick like .7mm minimum, and I like the amount of definition. very low noise.   The sound was super punchy and clear for leads when I had it in series, and I may add a switch for that later, but I wasn't as happy with that tone as the 10/10 parallel.
PS this would be mud in a fender neck position...  someone already said do not try and I won't.

That's great to know! Thanks for sharing man!
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