Unpopular opinions on gear

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment' started by Spaced Out Ace, Jun 22, 2020.

  1. odibrom

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    Are you using Seymour Duncan TripleShot rings or similar circuitry?

    ... also, are the coils the same or are they different like one with slugs and the other with screws?
     
  2. Emperoff

    Emperoff Hasta la vista, Baby Contributor

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    Pickup rings in my guitars? No chance! :lol:

    Just a regular push-pull. The coils depend on the pickups, so it's different with each guitar. Some are symmetrical, some others are not. Obviously the more different the pickups are, the more noticeable the effect is.
     
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  3. DrakkarTyrannis

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    The Triple Shot has become my favorite thing
     
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    broj15 SS.org Regular

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    I have never felt limited by a 21 or 22 fret guitar until recently when I tried to learn a Batushka song on a 6 string :lol:. For reference they play 8's in f# standard and I'm using a 6 in b standard & trying to transpose the notes as best as I can. But after this, I can see why some people feel like 24 or more frets is a necessity.

    Edit: also I've heard the whole "neck pickup in the right spot" thing before, but I've personally never noticed a difference. Of course there've been other factors at play (obviously different pickups) but I've felt like the neck position on any of my 24 fret guitars sounded bad or wrong for any application.
     
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    Emperoff Hasta la vista, Baby Contributor

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    The "22 fret neck pickup magic spot" is a stupid myth. The bridge pickup spot varies wildly in plenty of guitars and you never hear a whisper about it.
     
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    I dont like jumbo frets.
     
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  7. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Which sucks because I find it plays a huge part.
     
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    Mine as well, although I don't use them much because... they're only in 6 string format as far as I know and I'm a 7 strings kind of guy. I have, however sold the "idea" to a friend of mine who is adding these to all of his guitars with rings... it's these rings and the Freeway switches... A combo of these rings with one freeway 3x3-05 ultra switch and one transforms a regular HH guitar into a 72 different tones monster...

    I only have these rings in one of my guitars, which is the only 6 stringer I seldom play and also only because it already had rings from factory, so... but I've manage to recreate their wiring scheme in one of my modded guitars + piezos + Freeway 3x3-05 ultra switch = 145 different tones monster to play with...
     
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    Edward wants to have a talk with you...
     
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  11. DrakkarTyrannis

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    I disagree
     
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    I had an RGIB6 that I always thought sounded so bassy and muddy because the bridge pickup was too far forward among other things.
     
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    I'm experimenting playing without a pick...

    ...I'm kinda liking it honestly. Dunno if it's gonna become permanent, but it feels pretty good.
     
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    Finger style? Nice, I have a friend that "lost" his picks a while ago and is super happy with it. Attack, tone and feel will change substantially... and also brain drainage... :D
     

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