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rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

I am about to buy the tone zone/air norton set this week and later a single coil for my rg350 equiped with the edze zero II and no matter how mutch i searched about this i couldnt find a straight answer. All posts were like "yes but you might need..." "i think but" and thinks like this.
I actualy have more than one question,
1) do i buy the f spaced version of both the tone zone and the air norton or only the tone zone ? some people say that it doesnt matter if they are f spaced or not, whatever i just want to know what is the right one not if it doesnt matter :P

2) are there f spaced pups for the mid single coils too? and if yes do i need f spaced?

3) can you guys suggest me some single coils for the mid posision?? i am not going for any specific sound i use the single coil mostly in split with the humbuckers for clean stuff. As i said above i want somethink that suites well with the air norton/tone zone set
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Re: rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

I would use F spaced in bridge and neck position. From Dimarzio FAQ:
It is not necessary for the strings to pass exactly over the center of the polepieces for best performance, but it is wise to avoid a situation where the E strings are sitting completely outside of the outer polepieces.

http://www.dimarzio.com/faq#55/65/7571
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Re: rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

I've used f spaced and normal spaced tone zones in the same guitar. There's no difference in tone, and unless you're actually inspecting the spacing you can't tell.

The difference in spacing can be offset by proximity to strings.
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Re: rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

i said i dont care if there is any difference on the sound i just wanna know whats the "right" and it looks better if the strings are exactly over the polles
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i said i dont care if there is any difference on the sound i just wanna know whats the "right" and it looks better if the strings are exactly over the polles


Then I answered your question lol. you won't be able to tell unless you're directly looking for it. There is no "right", if you're gonna be anal about it, get the f spaced. They cost the same, not sure what you're debating on.
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Re: rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

Gee, this site alone has this questioned answer a number of times!

In almost all instances spacing does not make a tonal difference. F spacing will be better cosmetically because the poles will pretty much line up under the strings, but tonally you'll be lucky if you heard anything.

There's no cost difference between normal and F spacing so just get the F spacing for both pickups. They'll suit the bridge spacing and the wider Ibanez neck spacing.

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Re: rg350 pickups, both f spaced, both normal or only one f spaced?

Keep in mind that red color pickups are hotter cause they are red.
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Valuable input like usual.
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thnx guys
can you suggest me some single coils for mid posision too?
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thnx guys
can you suggest me some single coils for mid posision too?

Fender vintage style single would be best choice for what your asking I would think. Cost effective too
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