58/15LT pups in a ... non-PRS guitar?

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Casi1, May 17, 2019.

  1. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    I had a DGT in the neck slot of my '05 AV '62 RI Tele....sounded so good!
     
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  2. Callan

    Callan hack guitarist..

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    This thread really makes me want to put an Abraxas into the bridge of my 594. I'd not take considered keeping the neck LT but that's certainly an option.
     
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  3. Casi1

    Casi1 New Member

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    I put a 85/15 bridge with the LT neck in my McCarty. That guitar does what I want it to now... but the Abraxas bridge might be an even better choice since it’s still vintage voiced and not as modern sounding as the 85/15. Seems like lots of folks pair the Abraxas bridge with a Mule in the neck... so it should sound fantastic with the LT.
     
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  4. Barquentine

    Barquentine New Member

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    Sorry, only just seen this. The Abraxas bridge in my Bernie makes it sound like I've always thought a Les Paul should sound. It's a vintage sound but with just the right amount of extra oomph. I find it difficult to accept that anyone would find them lifeless.
     
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  5. grausch

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    I used to own a Bernie with a set of Mules. Would never call the Mules lifeless. In fact, it was my best sounding guitar beating out a 2013 SG Deluxe and a 408 Signature Limited. The Abraxas pups are just hotter versions of the Mules, so I reckon they would be a pretty kick-a$$ set of pickups.
     
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  6. bodia

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

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    I put a set of Abraxas in my Bernie. Best choice, ever. Those pick ups were the sh!t
     
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  7. pauloqs

    pauloqs PRS McCarty

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    It was me, I said dude to Casi. I couldn’t help it, I got excited with Casi’s selection pickup contenders. As for the lifeless comments, I’ve never heard it before this thread. They sounded great on my CU22.
     
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  8. Casi1

    Casi1 New Member

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    Hmmm. Lots of dudes with Bernie’s.

    Do I need a Bernie?

    I think I might.

    I need one to put pickups in.
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    IMO probably the best SE ever made. I tore mine down to the rafters (so to speak), built it back up, and it’s a great guitar that quells my desire for a LP or a SC. Seriously fills the desire for that kind of guitar.

    Throwing down $600 for the most aesthetically pleasing one you find, or around $400 for a black one with no veneer, would probably be the most satisfying under-a-grand guitar purchase you could make.


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  10. Boogie

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    I approve of this message. :cool:
     
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  11. bodia

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

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    You do, definitely.
     
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  12. bodia

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

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    Nailed it. Bernie, hands down, best SE, eva!
     
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  13. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Now ya'll enablers are making me consider a Bernie.....
     
  14. bodia

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

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    "Consider"? Obviously, we're not doing a good enough job! :p
     
  15. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    It's in the queue...but there are a few before it at this point in time.
     
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  16. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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