TREMONTI pickups for my S-2 singlecut semi hollow

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  1. tonytester

    tonytester PIC YOUR STRINGS WISELY

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    I have an s2 single cut . and thought I would up grade the pickups to tremonti's
    would the price of this be worth while or should I look for a used tremonti.

    any input on different pickups would be appreciated .
    or any other info on an upgrade.

    thanks
     
  2. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    What’s wrong with the stock pickups?
     
  3. tonytester

    tonytester PIC YOUR STRINGS WISELY

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    truth is I just thought people would think it was cooler with more expensive (better sounding ?) pickups.
     
  4. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    Better sounding is to subjective....
     
  5. Opunaesala

    Opunaesala New Member

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    I'd do it, but Tremonti is my spirit animal. Best advice is to try out a guitar with Tremonti's in them and see if YOU like the sound.
     
  6. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Really depends on what sound you’re after. Tremonti pickups in a semi hollow will be cool I’m sure, although maybe not something that would make it sound like the full on Tremonti guitar. It’ll still have the semi hollow character to the tone, just hotter output - maybe a little tonal shift, but not a ton. A lot of that Tremonti sound comes from the solid body, and IMO the trem bridge influences tone a great deal too.
     
  7. You-S4-It

    You-S4-It New Member

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    I have both. 2 different animals with 2 different neck profiles so something to consider even before you plug in if you decide to switch. Are you happy with S2 neck profile? Tremonti's a bit thinner.

    As andy474x said, putting Tremonti pickups in an SCSH fixed bridge won't make it sound like a Tremonti solid body/trem.

    Is the assumption you play heavier hi gain music? Style? Amp?
    I'm a big fan of Bare Knuckles for a variety of my guitars.
     
  8. tonytester

    tonytester PIC YOUR STRINGS WISELY

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    thanks guys . I guess i'm just looking for a better line of pickups. don't really need them.
    My s2 sounds ok the way it is.
     
  9. tonytester

    tonytester PIC YOUR STRINGS WISELY

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    That's exactly what my wife would say.
    I'' admit they are just fine, oh well !!!!!!!!
     

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