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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2002, 01:23 AM Thread Starter
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Fred or evo in a js1000 hmm...

What is a better bridge pickup the fred or evo i would like some opinions, and why u think it's better. Also if u put an evo in the bridge do u have to put one in the neck or can i keep the paf?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2002, 01:58 AM
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Depends what sound you're going for. Think Bad Horsie vs. Motorcycle Driver.

Either will work fine with a PAF in the neck.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2002, 04:34 AM
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i prefer the fred but the evo is nice the reason i dont like it as much is i cant get rid of the vai sound and the frd allows me to be me a bit more
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2002, 05:15 PM
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The EVO is a sweet pickup but I think the Fred sounds better in the JS bridge position. The EVO has a strong attack and you basically feel like you have more "control" over the Fred pickup. I love the EVO in my JEM7VWH but then again, when I pick up that guitar I have a particular sound in mind that I am trying to acheive.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2002, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by disassociative1
the evo is nice the reason i dont like it as much is i cant get rid of the vai sound
Wow, all these people trying to sound like Vai, and...
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-04-2002, 01:42 PM
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I think the Fred has richer harmonics. The Evo is just different. You really
need to try both and see what you like best.

I'm kinda shopping for a different sound myself. I'm planning on
buying another JS and/or Root Beer Jem and having a seriously differnt
pickup/tone setup just to break away from sounding the same so much.
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