Herc Posted January 6, 2007 Report Share Posted January 6, 2007 Hello, this is my first time posting here, so, I hope I'm posting in the right section for this. I'm deciding on which pickups I want to put into my current guitar build. Initially, I was goint to use SD's JB and Jazz combo(or possibly a JB and 59 combo). I have a JB and classic stack that I put in another guitar years ago and am happy with it, but, that guitar has a basswood body and is of a different design. For my current build, it's similar to a PRS or Carvin California Carve Top. I made the body from mahogany with a curly/quilted maple top. I'm making the neck a laminate of 5 layers of wood. It will be 3 layers of mahogany and 2 layers of 3/8" tiger maple with a rosewood finger board. I don't know how the JB sounds in a guitar with this wood(I'm assuming good). And now, my curiousity is getting the best of me...I've never used Dimarzio pickups and am thinking of giving them a try. The problem is, I'm interested in using a PAF Joe and Mo' Joe combination and the Dimarzio web site doesn't have sound clips of the Mo' Joe(which is now making me even more curious). Plus, I wonder how they would sound with the woods in my current build. I don't want them to become too muddy, especially the neck. So, has anyone used either of the Dimarzio pickups I mentioned in a guitar like I'm building and how would you compare them to the JB? Thanks for the replies and sorry for the longish post! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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