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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 12:56 AM Thread Starter
 
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Jem tone control upgrade review

i just installed it today and im very happy with it. i put it in my 777DY and it only took about 15 minutes to install.
now the review...
ive noticed that when turnin down the volume on a distortion channel the guitar cleans up A LOT better. when your on clean and you turn down the tone knob it gives it a real nice jazzy tone with out any mud in the mix. probably the best upgrade for your guitar for $7. other than the $4 kill switch haha
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 05:22 AM
 
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

And what would you be talking about?
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

He, (I think) is talking about the tonal upgrade availible on evil*** they are $7 and they promise to enhance the tone of your jem, he asked about it before but noone could give him and answer so he brought one (im guessing) and installed now his telling everyone else how well it sounds, Please can we have some clips? Id love to hear it in action!
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

likewise.
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Hummm... can anyone show me that?
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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

i dont have any sound clips but the guy i bought my DY from had it and never put it in and gave it to me with the guitar. sooner or later ill probably be like everyone else and do a review on the guitar in a youtube video and ill talk about it then. but my digital camera is broken so that'll have to wait
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

What exactly are we talking about here?
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We have alot of people with broken cameras here on Jemsite. Remind me never to let you guys tuch my stuff
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This what he bought:



And this is what one of them would look like installed:


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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

250K pots for a JEM, or for strats only?
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No, that's a photo of a strat cavity. I was merely showing an example of where the cap goes...
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exactly
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-20-2008, 05:57 PM
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

I have the caps to do this also but am too lazy to take my trem and pickguard off to install it as I only just re-strung it :-/
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Re: Jem tone control upgrade review

i'll chime in... here's a shot of these caps in my S5470:



Not bad for what they're worth... I do agree the volume rolls are much smoother and the tone is more sensitive to subtle changes. These caps are "taming" the D-activator X bridge and D-Activator neck for doing blues and jazz and turns into a hi-gain beast when both knobs are ten.
I got these as a couple buddies of mine installed 'em on their axes (SC and an S Ibanez's) and they were happy with how dynamic their axes sound with 'em.
So ya, not that any of these guitars are JEM-related but i wouldn't mind getting another set for my 777VBK

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