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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-06-2004, 02:48 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Pickup height?

Just wondering what some of you have your pickup heights set at for the Paf Pro and Fred pickups.

I was using the gibson factory spec measurements but at 3/32 the Paf Pro sounded very muddy. The Fred didn't sound bad at 1/16.

Tonight I raised the Paf Pro up to just under 1/16 and it pretty much came to life. I've been trying to tweak the Fred to match volume but haven't been too successful without making Fred pretty shrill.

I measure by pressing the string against the last fret on the neck and measure the space between the bottom of the E strings and the top of the pole piece that the string is over.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-08-2004, 11:32 AM
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rip out the PAF Pro and slap a PAF Joe in there instead ;-)

That's what I did. PAF Pros are boomy little buggers when they're in the neck position.
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