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    Default Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    I got the ES-339 P90 Pro about a year ago and, honestly, it sounded pretty darn good. Both P90s read right at 8k and are very sweet sounding.
    But I had an Antiquity bridge and Vintage neck pickup that were in need of a home, so I put them in.
    The Antiquity bridge (8.95k) has A5 magnets and the Vintage neck (8.02k) has A3.
    What can I say? They sound phenomenal. The bridge has the terrific grunt, growl and grind I want and the neck has the sweet singing cleans and full chords. Perfect.
    Thanks, Seymour!



    Note the grungy pole screws on the antiquity. It has a fresh cover on it, though.


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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Nice guitar. I often wish I could have a semi with a p90 in the neck.


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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Great looking guitar! I bet it sounds awesome!
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    Wow! Beautiful...I love the color. Can we hear it?
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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Thanks. Gonna try some bad video this weekend. Stand by.

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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    That is a nice looking guitar.

    I am a P-90 fan and an Epi fan and I like the concept of the 339, but every one that I played felt and sounded cheap and tinny, especially acoustically (beyond what I think a mag swap would correct).

    I really would like to fall in love with that guitar, but I just haven't been able to. I have a 1968 Epi Sheraton made in Kalamazoo that has spoiled me for any other ES 335 or ES 339 type guitar.
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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarDoc View Post
    That is a nice looking guitar.

    I am a P-90 fan and an Epi fan and I like the concept of the 339, but every one that I played felt and sounded cheap and tinny, especially acoustically (beyond what I think a mag swap would correct).

    I really would like to fall in love with that guitar, but I just haven't been able to. I have a 1968 Epi Sheraton made in Kalamazoo that has spoiled me for any other ES 335 or ES 339 type guitar.

    Being 6'5" I like the size of 335's, and haven't felt the need so far to try a downsized model, but who knows.
    "Completely Conceded Glowing Expert."
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    "Wait, I know! Blueman and Lew can arm wrestle, and the winner gets to decide if 250K pots sound good or not."

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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Gorgeous axe. Pelham Blue is about my favorite guitar color. Enjoy.

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    Default Re: Thanks again, Seymour! Epiphone P90 upgrades

    Quote Originally Posted by blueman335 View Post
    Being 6'5" I like the size of 335's, and haven't felt the need so far to try a downsized model, but who knows.
    I'm less than 5'7" and was wishing the ES 339 would have been a bit nicer. It would fit me better. But, like I said, I've been spoiled by the quality and tone of the Sheraton.
    Originally Posted by IanBallard
    Rule of thumb... the more pot you have, the better your tone.

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