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Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Strat62, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Strat62

    Strat62 Strat-Talk Member

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    What causes the pickups on my 62 Strat to go out of phase, and what's the best way to fix it? It's particularly noticable on the bottom 2 strings. Thanks.
     
  2. sjtalon

    sjtalon Senior Stratmaster

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    I don't know how your use of the term "out of phase" applies, but if it is that the "sound" is different in some way you could try adjusting your pup height to get the strings balanced.

    i.e. : often the pickup height is a little higher under the treble strings. (2-3 64ths vs. the bass end).

    May be you could explian the sound a little differently for help.
     
  3. Strat62

    Strat62 Strat-Talk Member

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    Essentially it makes the E and A string sound as if they are out of tune. I'll try lowering them a bit.
     
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    sjtalon Senior Stratmaster

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    Sorry, I took your earlier "bottom 2 strings" to mean the B and e.
     
  5. thaus

    thaus Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Out of tune could be the magnetic pull from the pup. Lower that side a bit and it may help.........
     
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