Too many p/u options

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  1. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    So before I purchased my PRS guitars, I purchased some p/u. I have new SD Pearly Gates, and Hot Rodded sets. The newly acquired Zach Myers SE came with Bareknuckle Mules. I was thinking of changing out my S2 CU24 85/15s. Now I heard the Bareknuckle Mules sounds great so far. Which of these p/u would you guys use on the S2, and Zach Myers? I figured the season veterans can give me some insight. I only have one amp which is a Vox ad50vt 2x12 and no pedals at this time.

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  2. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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    I have heard good things about BK Mules, but never tried them myself. If you like 'em in the ZM, keep 'em in there.

    As for the CU24, you'd really have to describe what you're looking to change about its tone. Personally I've never found the JB to be worth a dang, and I like Alnico 2 in the bridge and Alnico 5 in the neck, so I'd put the Pearly Gates Bridge and the Jazz Neck in the CU24. But that's just me. I have no idea what you're looking for. I actually like the 85/15s neck pickup pretty well and it sounds just like a SD Jazz to me - I swapped one in and then swapped back in my SE277.
     
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  3. dogrocketp

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

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    Unlike Cinco Vegas cigars, I would only switch pickups if you were unhappy with the way one of the guitars sounds.
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    PG in Zack and Hot Rod in S2 is my initial instinct.
     
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  5. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    I’m happy so far. Need to stop buying.
     
  6. bodia

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

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    The Mules are too good to not have them in something
     
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  7. SinSir

    SinSir New Member

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    I have the SD hot rodded in my 30th CU24 se and couldn't be happier. They sound perfect in there. Its one of my favs by a long shot.
     
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  8. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    I purchased the hot rodded set intended for my agile Les Paul copy, but maybe it should go on a PRS
     
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  9. SinSir

    SinSir New Member

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    Funny thats exactly what mine were for! My girlfriend is a professional musician with an ear made for music. She's quite talented and all things music come naturally to her. She learns an instrument in a weekend. Its amazing! Anyhow... she did not like the pups in the Agiole but I did. She absolutely loves them in the 30th. For what that's worth.
     
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  10. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    Put the lightest pickups in the Agile, cos that’s a chonky boi.
     
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  11. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    Haha
     

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