Dragon II's In a PRS Custom 22

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  1. rastaman

    rastaman Member

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    I'm tired of the DragonII's in my PRS Custom 22. They sound way to modern to me. I'm a Gibson Marshall man at heart but I love how the PRS plays I'm just looking for a fatter, more classic rock sounding PRS pickup. I'm thinking of trying the #7's. Any thoughts, suggestions, and/or feedback would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Duncan 59's or pearly gates would be good.
     
  3. rastaman

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    Who makes Pearly Gates? There are so many pickups out there it's hard to even start to choose.
     
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    seymour duncan makes them
     
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    I installed PRS Artist pups in my CU22 player, best decision I made in a long time.
    Mike
     
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    If you like Gibson tone, why not use Gibson pickups?
    Burstbuckers or 57 classics should work well.
     
  7. rawkguitarist

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    Wow, I find that my Dragon II's are TOO FAT. Too much treble roll off. I don't know if it's the solid rosewood neck on my McCarty, but it is slightly brighter, but about as fat as the CU22. Since it's brighter, I dig the Mc much more. I don't know... the older I get/longer I play, the more I dig clarity...
     
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    You just dig clarity because like most of us, your high frequency hearing is deteriorating!!


    lucky for me i like fat tones, the way things are going, that's all i'll hear in 10 years!
     
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  10. rajuncajun

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    How about PRS RP pickups?
     
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    i agree with whoever said "if you like gibsons, get a gibson pickup". Burstbuckers would probably be nice :) or you could pick up some handwound pups.
     
  12. rastaman

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    I have a few Gibsons and I love how they sound. I played a PRS Singlecut a buddy of mine had and it was right in the middle between a Les Paul and my Custom 22. It had 7's in it. I guess I'm looking for a PRS pickup and/or sound that's in between the Dragon II's and my Gibsons.
     
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    Try WCR Fillmore Pups......

    Personally though no one is gonna get me to take the Dragons out of my CU22. Though I have an IRW neck so they may just do it for my guitar....


    Bryan
     
  14. Marty Horne

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    Tone is very much individual taste. I've got Dragon 2s in my Custom 22 (bought new 7 years ago) and I find them to be warm, sweet sounding pickups much fatter than the Vintage Bass/HFS pickups in my old Custom but not quite as fat as the Artist pickups in my Artist 2.
     

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