509 Fans?

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Kevin Berry, Feb 21, 2018.

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  1. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Would love to see what you gents say about the tonal differences between ash/maple vs mahogany/rosewood versions.
     
  2. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    I've found side by side that the ash/maple is not just ehanced in the highs, but it's thick as a brick. In single coil modes, it gets very close to Strat territory, but it
    has some [email protected]! I LOVE it!!!
     
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  3. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    I can't wait to find out that this is true! I've always preferred ash bodied strats to alder for similar reasons. I think this applies to the Korina bodied PRS models I have tried as well (BM and NF3).
     
  4. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    Yeah, I don't know if it's the 509 pickups that make it thick and full on the bottom or what...
     
  5. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    This!
     
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  6. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Filing away this information for PS dreams...
     
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  7. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    You mean I actually for once described something sorta correctly????? aCk!!! o_O:eek::confused::D LoL!!!
     
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  8. Dancing Frog

    Dancing Frog Senior 513 Whore

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    I have a 513 Swamp Ash, and it doesn't sound like that. It's those 509 pick ups with that maple capped swamp ash body.
     
    #28 Dancing Frog, Nov 9, 2018
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