#1
i have a PRS SE Custom

http://www.prsguitars.com/secustom/specs.html

and im interested in setting this up purely for metal, changing the strings and pickups and leaving it tuned in drop C. I have seen the dean dimetime pickups, i play a lot of hatebreed so i think these will be pretty goood. My question is will i be ok just changing the neck pickup for the dean dimetimeand get a good sound? or do you need to change both pickups? cheers
#4
I'd get a new amp first

and for metal you'd mostly be using the bridge so wouldn't make a great deal of difference
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#5
Change the bridge pickup instead.
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#6
Why would you set a PRS up for metal?
My advice is to get a different guitar. If you go with this it will seriously decrease the re-sale value of the guitar.

Also, change your amp.
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#7
i have another guitar, an esp ec 300, with duncan p90s in it. i was going to change the pickups in that at first, until i realised that changing p90s is a lot of work. and i want to use one guitar for metal, one for punk, and p90s sounds pretty damn goood for punk
#8
your amp is going to make a bigger difference in your tone than your pickups for the most part. especially if you're using a processing amp: pickups make very little difference at the digital level. for metal however, your bridge pickup is all you'd need to change, but no matter what you put in, you won't hear as much of a difference as if you were using a tube amp
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your amp is going to make a bigger difference in your tone than your pickups for the most part. especially if you're using a processing amp: pickups make very little difference at the digital level. for metal however, your bridge pickup is all you'd need to change, but no matter what you put in, you won't hear as much of a difference as if you were using a tube amp


+1

New amp.

Then, if you dislike the neck pickup, get a new one.
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Why would you set a PRS up for metal?


Oh I don't know, maybe cos they're good guitars that can play anything?
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Oh I don't know, maybe cos they're good guitars that can play anything?


erm, exactly?

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