#1
ok i am getting a Dimarzio D-Sonic 7 (Bridge) for my RG7321, and was wondering how big the difference that the rail placement makes.

i read that when the rail is at the bridge end, it makes a lower, more heavy sound; and while pointing toward the neck, it makes a more biting sound with more attack.

also, on the Ernie Ball JP's, all of the 6s have it toward the neck, but on the 7, toward the bridge.

is this because Petrucci only uses his 7s for songs that require it and he wants a heavier sound?

i personally want a heavy sound (without muddiness please), but also with attack and clear/biting harmonics.

should i place the rail near the bridge, or neck?

and what would make a good partner? i was thinking a Blaze Neck 7.
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#2
try it both ways and hear which one you like better.

I prefer the bar toward the neck.
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#3
are you going to use standard tuning or lower tuning? if lower then itd probably be best to place the rail near the bridge.
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are you going to use standard tuning or lower tuning? if lower then itd probably be best to place the rail near the bridge.

i MIGHT go to 1 step down OCCASIONALLY, but for the most part (95% of the time), it will be in standard
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#5
then put the bar toward the neck
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