GFS Vintage 59 or GFS FAT Pat?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by Mister Mojo, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Mister Mojo

    Mister Mojo Member

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    thoughts on both and how they compare as PAF buckers. the Fat PAt is, to me, a little too hot rated at 10 and 14
     
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    I've got the Fat Pats running on my Epi Riviera Deluxe (335 clone), and they're hot and a tad harsh on the treble end. That's with all kinda electronic mods trying to mellow it out, too. More towards what the metal guys want, I think. I'm going to try the Vintage 59s soon. They're supposed to be a good mellow PAF, according to what I read on the web. (given that no two ACTUAL PAFs sound the same, but still you get what I mean.)
     
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    no more opinions? 300 something views and only 1 reply?
     
  4. HipKitty

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    Haven't heard their Vintage 59, so I can't say. I'd be interested if this thread goes some where..

    FWIW, we have a Fat PAF in one of our Les Pauls...I assume it's the same pup they are marketing as their FAT Pat....all the same, ours replaced a Duncan JB and will probably stay there....it's that much better than the JB.
     
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    Most of their pu's get good reviews, even without considering the price. Try them out them report to US what you find. More fun that way!!:crazyguy
     
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    I liked my buddy's Vintage '59...and my Power Rails are old school fun, not as high output as you would think...can't go wrong with GFS for the price, especially on evilbay...
     

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