Sometimes Things Can Be Good

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by alantig, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    I had a couple minor issues with the Tremonti I picked up at Experience. The neck pickup seemed a little muddy. Some things just didn't sound good. Something felt off.

    So, new strings. Same gauge, but I set the intonation, which was surprisingly off. I'd adjusted the pickup and asked PTC if I was on the right track with that (Matt said yes - thus proving the bit about the blind squirrel).

    BIG difference. The neck pickup sounded like it had life I hadn't felt before. Only had about 10 minutes to play since everyone else had gone to bed.

    It's cool how much difference something little like that can make!
     
  2. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

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    Glad it worked out for you. That guitar is slamming.
     
  3. bretwomack

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    What adjustments did you make to the pickup? I'd be interested in trying it.
     
  4. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Just raised the height a fair bit. I'll have to see if I have any decent pics of it where it was to start, and one for where it is now. I thought it might just affect the volume, but it perked it up a bit. It may not be in its final resting place, but it's close.
     
  5. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Yeah - I've been making a concerted effort to play it and give it a workout before...well, there may be another arrival soon (insert blasphemy here...).
     

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