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Re: Weak tone in 2nd position on a jerrycaster

 by TeeJay ¦  Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:47 pm ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Weak tone in 2nd position on a jerrycaster ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 910

... really come through. I think Waldo is on to something with the weaker pickup farther away in the stock fender route location. If I were to swap the fralin for a sds-1 would the thick magnet on the sds-1 bottoming ...

Re: Wolf 2.0 Pickup question Revisited

 by waldo041 ¦  Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:59 pm ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Wolf 2.0 Pickup question Revisited ¦  Replies: 116 ¦  Views: 27285

... Nashville Tn. It’s possible that Dan Armstrong’s shop was still at that location and placed “custom orders” for Bill but that’s pretty speculative. ... on SD’s or Dimarzio’s, whatever they offered in 77 as an aftermarket pickup for a single coil slot but who really knows! Also, my research on ...

Re: Wolf 2.0 Pickup question Revisited

 by James-T ¦  Sat Sep 28, 2013 4:37 pm ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Wolf 2.0 Pickup question Revisited ¦  Replies: 116 ¦  Views: 27285

... Nashville Tn. It’s possible that Dan Armstrong’s shop was still at that location and placed “custom orders” for Bill but that’s pretty speculative. ... his own: 1968-72 Bill Lawrence(Willi Lorenz Stich) helps out with the pickup design on Dan's Ampeg plexiglas guitars. Runs Dan Armstrong's shop. ...

Re: PRS and Jerry

 by James-T ¦  Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:44 pm ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: PRS and Jerry ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 3909

... out these two sound clips: http://soundcloud.com/james-tuer/dual-sound-pickup-in-the This soundclip is my modified PRS Torero in the neck position, ... the neck scale has more impact on the tone in these to guitars than the location of the Dual Sound but I think you can also get a great Jerry tone ...

Re: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone?

 by eric ¦  Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:52 pm ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone? ¦  Replies: 236 ¦  Views: 33225

Q : Is the pickup location ( and distance from front of the nut to the middle of the middle pickup) affected by scale ? Or is it ...

Re: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone?

 by TRG ¦  Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:48 am ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone? ¦  Replies: 236 ¦  Views: 33225

... gets even sloppier in the south coil clips (a few cold ones during the pickup flip with my buddy probably wasn't the best idea!). Anyway, this will ... one or the other I would choose south coil active! This ties into the location of the pickups relative to the nut and now I'm wondering how far ...

Re: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone?

 by lunasparks ¦  Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:10 am ¦  Forum: Jerry Tone ¦  Topic: Really, can anyone actually nail this tone? ¦  Replies: 236 ¦  Views: 33225

... getting that 80s Tiger tone. Now, on my Wolf when I flip to the bridge pickup from the middle, it has a lot more quack and harmonic complexity to ... to nut/bridge? I bet few if any strats or stock guitars get the pickup location to be just exactly perfect vis-a-vis Tiger. Anyway, if we can get ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by drewfx ¦  Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:27 am ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

... natural or artificial, and their nodes and anti-nodes play no part in pickup placement? so then you are also stating that no matter where a pickup ... instrument as closely as possible, it makes sense to use the exact same location. But unless you are only playing open strings, the location of ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by TI4-1009 ¦  Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:34 am ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

... pretty happy with my tone so I'm not gonna change anything but am always curious about the hows and why. Why stop there? Someone should develop a "pickup" that covers the entire area from bridge to neck. It would have a "slider" (magnet?) that could be positioned at the desired "sweet spot" for ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by WildEye ¦  Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:04 pm ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

This is a fascinating thread, something that's never occurred to me before. I've read the links and it makes sense when playing open strings but what I'm still confused about is when you start moving up the frets does that change the "formula"? Wouldn't all the pups have a "tone drop" at one fret or...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by waldo041 ¦  Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:49 pm ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

... And as an aside, I would also question the "authority" of any source that makes a statement like this (think it through) :-) : 5) small moving of pickup toward the bridge will have a greater impact on tone rather than moving it toward the neck. so you are clearly stating that harmonics, natural ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by drewfx ¦  Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:11 am ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

... piece when the string is played open. Once you fret it, the harmonic locations move up. This makes believing harmonic points are a magic location ... http://www.frudua.com/pickups_placement.htm ~mike Basically this confirms what I said. I love the ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by hippieguy1954 ¦  Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:23 pm ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

Thanks agian and again, Waldo!
That's amazing! When I was typing about some research, I had a quick thought about your first diagrams posted on this subject and then walah!, like magic...the research shows up! Just amazing! Geeeeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzz!

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by waldo041 ¦  Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:11 pm ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

The harmonic is only above the pole piece when the string is played open. Once you fret it, the harmonic locations move up. This makes believing harmonic points are a magic location for a PU quite silly for anyone who doesn't plan on only playing open strings. http://www.frudua.com/guitar_strings_vibration.htm ...

Re: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. ot

 by hippieguy1954 ¦  Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:09 pm ¦  Forum: Guitar Building and Mods ¦  Topic: Middle and Neck Pickup Location on 24 fret Guitar vs. others ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 4495

The harmonic is only above the pole piece when the string is played open. Once you fret it, the harmonic locations move up. This makes believing harmonic points are a magic location for a PU quite silly for anyone who doesn't plan on only playing open strings. This whole topic ...