Difference in tone between Historic 335 (Nashville) and Block or Dot 335 (Memphis)

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by sierra trekker, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Boogie92801

    Boogie92801 Member

    Aug 24, 2004
    I have played a lot of 335s and 335 variants. A good 335 shouldn't sound like a Les Paul. I think that a 339 gets pretty close but a good 335 should have the ability to play crystal clean and sweet in the bridge position with the volume turned down a bit and scream when opened. The great ones have clear sounding neck pups and no mud. I personally like the weaker pups too. Mine has pots that all work as they need to with differences in gradual adjustments. Its a stock Memphis guitar with a special ordered neck - basically a 59 LP shape.

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