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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-28-2008, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
 
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SH-8 Invader

Anyone recomend a good pick up to go in the neck position if i have an Invader in the bridge?
Its a mohagany IBZ RG with a fixed bridge (soon to be Khalered).
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 01:05 AM
 
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Re: SH-8 Invader

if u use a kahler fixed wich i do, its all about a duncan distortion in the neck
if you use a kahler trem your going to want to go with a dimarzio maybe breed since its a bit brighter with trem based guitars, but sound hollow with fixed bridge

not a engineer, just what i experienced
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 06:15 AM
 
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Re: SH-8 Invader

How is the Invader in mahogany?

I have one in a basswood RG1570 and I love it, but it's a very fat pickup, and I have passed up on using it in mahogany because I thought it would be way too muddy. According to the SD website it's eq is 7-bass, 8-mids, 4-treble.

As for a neck pickup to match it, on the USA Jackson Warriors they use a SD Full Shred neck with the Invader bridge. By all accounts they balance well as a combo, and provide two distinctly different tones.

Hope this helps.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 06:36 AM
 
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Re: SH-8 Invader

I have an Invader in mahogany and it's not muddy at all. Actually when I had it in a basswood RG it sounded thin compared to the mahogany guitar it's in now. I've been getting compliments lately from the change
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: SH-8 Invader

HeavyMetal4Ever: How is the Invader in mahogany?

Huge.
Thatís why i bought it.
I played it through my Marshall JCM800 and it just sounded massive. course i have to sell it now which is lame (the Marshall not the guitar) but it worked well with my 10s - 52's down to D standard.

I have heard that the Distortion is good in the neck, Iím using a trem. I wanted a high out put neck sound, that doesnít get to swamp like when i do sweeps and melodic bits. I've never heard a full shred, i always had misgivings... mainly because of the name. i donít know why... it just sounded really 80's and i kept having images of CC Deville from poison ... well er... shredding.

I dunno why, the Invader is an equilly questionable name... i blame its legitimacy on Karl Sanders.
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