Upgrade Mira Pickups

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  1. CM Harris

    CM Harris New Member

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    Has anyone upgraded the pickups on their Mira? The stock set-up seems somewhat muddy to me. I would imagine the coil-tap function affects the choices. Kinda new to this.

    Thanks,
    Michele
     
  2. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I know people who have gone to 5708 and back again, as well as putting Starla's in that stayed.
    Mine shall remain stock for now.
     
  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    We talkin' S2 Mira like in your avatar? No experience with those but, I certainly would never call Mira pups muddy. I have 57/08's in my Mira, love 'em.
     
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    Rider1260 New Member

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    My new to me Mira ( core ) has the stock pickups , I did add covers they are not one bit muddy on my setup
     
  5. You-S4-It

    You-S4-It New Member

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    Same comments as other posters, my mira (core) isn't muddy at all. Have you tried backing down the pickups? I tried looking at your avatar and they seem fairly high/close to the strings (as best as I can tell from the poor pic resolution). Pulling back the pickups and then bringing the screws up a bit can help clean up some mud. It's possible that they were bought way up to reduce the volume drop between switching from humbucker to coil tapped modes.
    Are both pickups muddy?
     
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  6. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    Like I always sez, Try tuning your 6 string Ferrari first. Adjust the pickups before you replace. it usually works.
     
  7. Iceman101

    Iceman101 There's always room for one more.....

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    Same here, not muddy at all (core mapletop). I would say very 'open' sounding.
     
  8. watelessness

    watelessness New Member

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    Hhhhmmmm. Mud? My Mira is old and korina. It's raunchy and gritty but there is no mud. I also have Mira pickups in my HBII because of that raunch.
     
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