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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
 
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I need PU help! PRS




I have a very nice PRS. This particular guitar was build entirely around tone.


I have only played about 20hrs on it total sense I got it new in 96 (or so).

The issues is that it is VERY low gain, sure it sound nice but just seems to lack balls of any kind.

The Les Paul above it is a monster! The PRS below it sounds like the LP @ 50% less volume!!!!! NO JOKE!!!!!

-The LP has unreal tone (not to mention harmonics) and STILL has gain.

I would like a PU that retains the 'class' (look and feel) of the PRS and is still about tone but still has enough gain to make the guitar 'fun' to play.

I dont need the hottest PU made....but clearly something that wakes it up without sacrificing that fact that it is not a 'kids' BC Rich.

And....

No active, will need to be able to put the OEM pups back in.


Thanks for any suggestions.

~JH
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 12:31 AM
 
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Re: I need PU help! PRS

Seymour Duncan Custom will make that guitar scream I'd bet. DiMarzio Transition would be fantastic too I'd say.
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