Originally Posted by elmicko
I've usually gone with mounting mine pretty low because I wanted them to sound less "hot". I like the tone from my pickups the way they are now, but they tend to get a bit overbearing during open chord strumming. Would raising them closer to the strings be a move in the right direction?
Closer to the strings would make it worse as far as that goes.
Try using the volume knob on the guitar.