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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 03-29-2008, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
 
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PAF Pro in Les Paul

Hey guys,
I have a ESP LTD EC-1000. Thinking of changing the EMGs for PAF Pros, anyone know how this will sound? I used to have PAF Pros in an alder bodied super strat I have and loved the sound then, but obviously a les paul will sound a little different!

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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

Is it going in a Les Paul or an LTD? Either way the Paf Pro is DiMarzios attempt at a vintage Gibson pickup, so there's no reason it wont work. It wouldnt be my first choice but you might like it.
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Im not sure why but when I think les paul I think in SD pups, not dimarzio, and the only dimarzio I know how it would sound on a les paul is a super distortion, so what dimarzio pups have a nice sound on a lp?
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Im not sure why but when I think les paul I think in SD pups, not dimarzio,

Probably because all the shred-kitties use Dimarzios in their Ibanez and the days of a Super Distortion in a Les Paul are long past.
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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

My favorite bridge pup in a les paul is either a Norton, or a Breed neck. Get F-Spaced and it lines everything up perfectly. The Breed neck sounds like a PAF Pro but fatter and warmer. I had a PAF Pro in my LP for a while and it was nice but not as nice as something like the Norton, or the AN, or the Breed neck, or even a Super D.

It all sort of depends on how much output you're looking for.
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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

You might like a PAF Pro in the neck and Super 3 in the bridge, I think that'd be a sweet combo in a Les Paul. If I had a Les Paul that's what I'd do, or maybe a Breed or Super Distortion in the bridge.

But the PAF Pro in the neck slot is imho amazing, really nice, singing, sweet tone.
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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

I can't comment on PAF Pro in a Les Paul, but these are amazing:

http://www.seymourduncan.com/product...ternative_8_s/

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I don't know why I find that so funny.
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I don't know why I find that so funny.
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Probably because all the shred-kitties use Dimarzios in their Ibanez and the days of a Super Distortion in a Les Paul are long past.
Isn't the only person using DiMarzio Super Distortion Pickups in a Les Paul the corpse of Ace Frehley?
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'59 and JB is a brilliant combination for EC-1000. I know, I have one.
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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

Paf pros are great in any guitars!
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Re: PAF Pro in Les Paul

I have an Epi LP. I have a Paf Pro (DP151) 1986-87 model I think, in the bridge position. Sounds awsome!! not too bright as the LP seems to have a dark sort of sound anyway. I also have a gibson 57 reissue in the neck.
the pair sound great.
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I have a Paf Pro In the bridge of my Explorer and love it. If you are fine with the output level of a paf pro then I recommend it.
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Paf pro in the bridge rocks!
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