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I see two options here. (The third one would be changing your hand position, but you've tried that already and it doesn't work). One would be to see if you really need to move your pick so deep into the strings. I play a Strat and when I palm mute, my pick is also right above the middle pick up but I rarely touch it because my pick doesn't go that deep. The ...


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Nobody so far has actually discussed stratitis yet. Well, it probably isn't the issue! Before I say why, another thing: pickup damage is almost certainly not the issue either. Symptoms of pickup damage are: Dull sound due to resonance damping by shortcuts between windings. Happens when the isolation is faulty. Loud thudding sound when you touch the ...


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Having tried this (I have 2 7-string guitars: an Ibanez and a BC-Rich Warlock) I can confirm that although you will still get signal out from each sting, the signal levels will not be consistent, so it will sound wrong. Some strings will sit between two pole pieces, so the signal from them will be very low. You could make a six string pickup fit the top six ...


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The problem is going to be the spacing of the pole pieces. If you want to use 6 instead of 7, or any other change, then the poles of the pups need to be spaced accordingly. As in, each string needs its own pole piece, directly under each string. It will depend a lot on the string spacing of each individual guitar, so I don't know exactly for yours. The ...



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