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Oil City Stonetone Strat Pickups,need more Treble.
Do I change the pots,or change the capacitor..
These are nice enough sounding but lack Spank and Sizzle..
I hate got a set of Fender pickups that single notes are bold,,
there is more to the note than just a percussive strike and the initial note..
You almost don't need overdrive to bring out the single notes;;
Plus they have Spank and Sizzle..
Texas Specials don't have much of that sound and the magnets have very 2 high poles to the stagger,,
so you have to keep them really low..
I love that backbeat rhythm spank you can get off some Strats..
I was thinking of this guitar being an HSS originally..
Unfortunately I fecked my Pearly gates trying to change magnets..Doh..
I am thinking I could maybe make the lack of sparkle with the Stone Tone pickups an advantage to me..
Would 500k pots and a 0.22 cap end up with the single coils being unusably bright..
I am thinking that these are the normal value for humbuckers..
So I could get off with a master tone and master volume 500 K pots and 0.22 HSS Strat.. ..
The original volume control gets in my way on a Strat..
So it has to be 2 control...