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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-22-2007, 10:40 PM Thread Starter
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JCustom RG8470 tone?

For those of you who have one or have tried one would you describe them as bright or warm? I ask because I notice the maple top looks thicker than a veneer but thinner than an archtop. I owned an RGA321F up until a few months ago and always found it way too bright, but I think this may have been the pickups. Wondering if the 8470 sounds the same?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-22-2007, 11:05 PM
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Re: JCustom RG8470 tone?

I won't be the same as your RgA321F as the maple on the RGA321 is MUCH thicker. After owning a whole bunch of J-customs with a similar mahogany body/maple top combo, I can say that it's pretty warm sounding.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-23-2007, 03:26 AM
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Re: JCustom RG8470 tone?

almost TOO warm for me... Remember that the 8470 comes with a Tone Zone and an Air Norton, 2 warm sounding pickups, especially the TZ... not very defined on the lower range I think...

I think I will change it to a EVO 2 in the near future..... ceramic pickups also tend to have tighter bass....
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