Scott Henderson strat set up video...

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  1. mojazzmo

    mojazzmo Member

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    Anyone have a link to the YouTube video where Scott shows how he sets up the pickup height on his strats so there isn't any volume drop between the neck and bridge pickup. I saw it a few years back and can't find it now. I know he just lowers the neck pickup almost flush to the pick guard and raises the bridge until it almost touches the strings but I wanted to check it out again. Any thoughts on his set up from the experts here on the page?
     
  2. 1radicalron

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    Have not seen the video, But have set up many Strat's.
    Bridge pickup - close up to the strings. Try and get it flat across the strings as well. Secret is to get it as close to strings, without cause magnetic pull.
    Middle Pup - Drop it down real low if you want lots of quack, Medium low, if you like the middle pup sound on its own.
    Neck Pup - Overall fairly low - slightly higher on the treble strings, slightly lower on the low strings.
    Using your vol pot, you can set the final level of each pickup.

    Intonation Tip = Try setting the intonation slightly flat on the G and B strings.
     
  3. markstullkc

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    Why flat on G and B? I have been told slightly flat on the B.

    I dialed the intonation perfectly on my strat and it is glorious.
     

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