Ahhhhh....disagreement....the spice of life.
I, like you, go from melodic clean to insane crunch.
The most ironic thing is, in my 550 Dante Custom, I have the stock V8 and V7 that blow away the Breed and Tone Zone. Go figure that one.
But I will agree that the style of music played will dictate the pickup used. An X2N would not work playing soft jazz...but you never know.
The nice thing about having a few (read
guitars is I get to experiment with different pickups.
If I want to play Queensriche, Vai or Satch I pick up the DBK (breeds). I want to crank on some Halen, the Dante (V
. I want to tear into some Megadeth, the 3120 (tone zone). Love all the sounds.
In the LNG replica comming soon will be a Steve's Special. I can hardly wait for that one. I've never heard or played a SS before, so I'm looking forward to it. And just so you know...I'm pairing it up with....a Paf Pro....
Gotta run...Ice cream man is commin'