epi sheraton pickups

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  1. steveng

    steveng Member

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    so i have an epi sheraton that i stinkin love to play, it is just a good playing guitar. but live, i stay away from it because the pickups are WAY to dark for my taste, any suggestions on something to brighten her u a bit? and maybe add a bit of definition? sounds muddy almost through my amp. i have a SD 59 in my tele, so i want something thats gonna be a bit different than that.

    my friend plays carvin stuff, and loves it, any imput on their pickups?

    and if your wondering i play it through my morgan ac20 deluxe


    thanks
     
  2. GCDEF

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    Gibson puts 57 Classics in the 335. That seems like a good place to start.
     
  3. StanG

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    I put 57 classics and better pots in mine, which is a '96, I think. Big improvement and a really nice guitar.
     
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    I like a Pearly Gates in the bridge of mine, Alnico II Pro neck
     
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    +1. Regardless of what you choose for pickups, better pots are going to go a long way to open up the tone. As long as you have them out for the pickup change, you might as well upgrade them too or you'll never be happy.
     
  6. steveng

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    so what pot values would yall recomend to open it up? and what brand of pots are good?

    sorry if i sound like i dont know what im talking about, because, in fact, i dont know what im talking about lol
     
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    I did the same - worth every cent :)
     
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    Yeah a nice set of PAFs will be perfect....i would also recommend changing the pots, caps, switch and jack while you're at it....they're cheaply made and it's a pain to replace the pickups anyway in a hollow body so you might as well have it all done at once.
     
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