VOS Les Paul Jr vs PRS SE One

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  1. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Silver Supporting Member

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    The Jr is stock, the PRS has a Duncan Vintage P90.

    I'm really getting into single-pickup guitars... These sound pretty close, the PRS is brighter.
     
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    jkr Silver Supporting Member

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    Interesting comparison. Thanks for sharing. They are in the same ballpark, but the Gibson seems to have more punch, bottom end, and clarity, but that's just how it sounds coming from my computer.
     
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    roknfnrol Silver Supporting Member

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    You're correct. That's pretty much it. The PRS can get there with a bit of EQ'ing. The Gibson though, damn, it's freakin' awesome.
     
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    I'm curious how much a pickup upgrade would affect that?
     
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    roknfnrol Silver Supporting Member

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    I don't know. I think most folks consider a Duncan to be better than a stock Gibson p90 but I don't that that is necessarily true in this case.
     
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    The LP Jr sounds good to me. Now WHY didn't I keep this? :bonk

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    My SE sounds pretty good acoustically and the Duncans weren't catching it. They're in a box somewhere around here...But having owned and played many Juniors thru the years I just don't think an SE has the wood to bring the punch and bottom. It's still good to me but a different thing.
     
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    I ended up raising the pole pieces on the PRS. Sounds much fatter now.
     
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    Not to derail but what Z and speakers are you using? I agree the Gibson sounds fatter and the SE is brighter. Both good though IMO.
     
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    roknfnrol Silver Supporting Member

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    Dr. Z Remedy and Weber Legacy Series speakers.
     
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    Nothing wrong with the Gibson P90's. They have "that" sound.
    I have the originals in my R4.
     
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    Interesting. The PRS guitars that I'ved played were always dark sounding. Nice A/B demo!

    I'm still diggin' that Remedy. I see you do also as you still have it. :)D lol)
     

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