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I am currently in a situation here I'm really satisfied with what I have. Still you guys always bring up something cool I still don't have, and GAS kicks in again :lol:.
Nice one! How do you like that Varitone thing? (I suppose the Rotary switch is something like that)
 

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Me likey.

Cool beans.

I'm partial to thinline Gibson guitars.

HNGD.

:agreed:
 

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I am currently in a situation here I'm really satisfied with what I have. Still you guys always bring up something cool I still don't have, and GAS kicks in again :lol:.
Nice one! How do you like that Varitone thing? (I suppose the Rotary switch is something like that)
The Varitone is a switchable tone capacitor 1 sounds like a swamp full of hungry alligators 6 sounds like it is under water ;)
 

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So you don't like it then :D.
I was just curious, because the Varitone things always steal a bit of Volume, since they are passive. I have a BC Rich with such a thing and I actually like it very much. But she has really Hot Humbuckers, so the Varitone just brings the Output down to more 'normal' Levels.
I suspect this Guitar has lower Output Humbuckers, so I thought with the Varitone it might become all too weak.
 

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So you don't like it then :D.
I was just curious, because the Varitone things always steal a bit of Volume, since they are passive. I have a BC Rich with such a thing and I actually like it very much. But she has really Hot Humbuckers, so the Varitone just brings the Output down to more 'normal' Levels.
I suspect this Guitar has lower Output Humbuckers, so I thought with the Varitone it might become all too weak.
Actually I like them a lot, here is a good example of how it affects the sound of the guitar.
 

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Actually I like them a lot, here is a good example of how it affects the sound of the guitar.
Somehow it came across as the opposite;)
As I have said, I have one in my BC Rich and although the Guitars are vastly different, the video has shown me the Varitone works quite similar.
You can give Humbucker Guitars a bit of Fender 'chime' and that weird kind out- of phase Tone (Mr. Sharrard said it sounded like a transistor Radio)
works great with more distorted tones.
Yet I heard quite a few Guitarists stating that Varitone circuits are not useful.
 


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