DiMarzio Super 2 in the bridge?

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  1. elkoki

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    In my opinion yes. it lacks lots of low end . I was tuned to standard though..sometimes drop D .

    It might work better for down tuning or an already extremely dark sounding guitar. I've heard of a few people trying it and they said they liked it , I did not. There's YouTube clips out there so check them out first.
     
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    In my opinion yes. it lacks lots of low end . I was tuned to standard though..sometimes drop D .

    It might work better for down tuning or an already extremely dark sounding guitar. I've heard of a few people trying it and they said they liked it , I did not. There's YouTube clips out there so check them out first.
     
  3. Rawkmann

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    That's what the Bass Guitar is for!
     
  4. elkoki

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    Unless you play in a 2 piece band and have no bassist...
     
  5. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Well I'm tuned half-step from standard, so I'll have to read more about it.
     
  6. Necris

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    Just throwing it out there, but have you tried bypassing your tone pot (or both volume and tone)? I know it's not the ideal solution depending on how much you use your controls and depending on your taste in tone, but I have a guitar that was super muddy and undefined and that helped a lot for the low cost of waiting for a soldering iron to heat up.
     
  7. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    The tone knob is disconnected.
     
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    Have you considered a 1M ohm pot for volume?
     
  9. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    It's an EMG. 25k or bust. :lol:

    Like I said, I'm more than fine with the sound now. Was just curious if there was any options I can go for to brighten up a dark guitar, but still keep the output.
     
  10. wedge_destroyer

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    Sorry I forgot you had emgs in there, that's what I get for replying with out thinking back to the start lol.

    But that could help if you go for a passives and it's too dark, it certainly helped keep the X2N consistent in my darker axes vs not so dark ones
     
  11. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    I actually just remembered something I always wanted to try. The Duncan Distortion neck. I've read it's pretty bright and tight with an EMG-style sound going on.
     
  12. Whammy

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    It used to be called the SH-7 "Seymourizer II" before everyone started paring it in the neck with the SH-6. At that point they labeled it the SH-6n. Don't know why because it's kind of forcing the view that it is only good as a neck pickup :shrug:
    I was interested in it ages ago (the SH-6n in the bridge) until I realised that I couldn't get it in F-Spacing.
    Still super curious about it. There are videos on youtube of people playing the SH-6n in the bridge.
     
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    It's like a brighter version of the Distortion Bridge, still with that deep low end. It isn't a super interesting sound, but it might work for you, who knows. If you want EMGs, get EMGs. ;)
     
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