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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-13-2013, 07:41 AM Thread Starter
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Air-Norton to Norton?

The metal spacer was avalibe from my tonezone since I took it off to half air it. Since then I've been messing with my air-norton.

Tryed a few things and noticed it sounded best when I inserted that metalspacer to the screw poles. Almost same depth and sweetness of cleans, little brighter+more "vibe" sound distored.

Just wondering since I de-aired it (magnet also touches flat poles) is it a regular norton now?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-13-2013, 11:37 AM
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Re: Air-Norton to Norton?

yes i believe that is true.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-13-2013, 08:51 PM
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Re: Air-Norton to Norton?

Humm cool modding!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-14-2013, 05:47 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Air-Norton to Norton?

Originally Posted by sebastian View Post
Humm cool modding!

I found virtually no info when searching the net so I'm writing incase someone needs it.

The half-air TZ was too bright for it though I was already not very happy as the guitar is a 3120 and it sounded too jazzy.

Tried pretty much everything internal+height but usually ended up making it harsh. Goal was to make it still sound nice when playing clean tones.

The screwpoles individual height makes the main difference now (wasn't very effective before), when rised it opens up the sound to a great degree can get almost single-coil like. When distorted pinch harmonics are very easy and controllable

Currently the strings are old. Height is further away from the string and poles are rised a little. When I get new string probably poles will be close to factory level and I'll rise the treble side. And almost forgot, it has a 0.47 capacitor mod too which tames the low-end a little.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-02-2013, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Air-Norton to Norton?

heheeh I can believe I didn't tried this before

place metal spacer to slug instread of screw, place pickup on guitar upsidedown; instant john petrucci mode!
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