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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-13-2002, 04:00 AM Thread Starter
 
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single coils action in picking

i have a single coil in the middle position of my guitar and i think it goesin the way of my picking becaue it's black finish isnt anymore on some parts of it due to my picking.
i played a guitar without a single coil, and i had to pick a little harder toplay fast, whatt do you thunk about that... should i lower the action on that one?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-15-2002, 05:42 PM
 
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single coils action in picking

All of my middle singles are flush with top of the pickguard for that reason, gets in the way of picking. So yes.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-16-2002, 04:29 AM
 
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single coils action in picking

Same for me, the single is flush or as low as possible if it can't go that low.


I was playing James's (7 dying trees) BSB at JFUK2001 and kept hitting the single coil.

It's weird how small differences can affect your playing.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-16-2002, 05:40 AM
 
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single coils action in picking

Single coil is slightly lower than the two humbuckers. Any lower and it's detrimental to how it sounds, and I like middle single coils... I hit it a lot as well I think, but have changed my picking style to accomodate it I think, although I am not sure...

A friend of mine does the same as you lot, doing a dissapearing act on the single coil...

Pablo, next time you play it I'll bring a screwdriver
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-18-2002, 01:15 PM
 
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