408 Pickup Pole Orientation

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  1. Gtrpkr

    Gtrpkr New Member

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    On most (all?) twin humbucker guitars the screw pole pieces of the neck and bridge pickups are on the fretboard side and bridge side, respectively. I noticed on the 408 that the screw pole pieces are on the bridge side on both pickups. Does anyone know why the neck pickup isn't oriented "normally"?
     
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    Rider1260 New Member

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    Well I never noticed that before , I have rotated a few over the years seems just for fun sounded better ( brighter ) on my SCT

     
  3. Michael_DK

    Michael_DK New Member

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    So are they on my 30th anniversary custom 24 :)
     
  4. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Could be because they're purpose-designed to fit that position; could be because they're narrower and sense a smaller piece of the string?

    Just guessing here, but PRS certainly know what they're doing.
     

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