Cabronita & TV Jones Universal Mount

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  1. 29er

    29er NEW MEMBER!

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    I just grabbed a MIM Cebronita semi hollow and it seems like the TV Jones universal mount classic model is a drop in replacement for this guitar. Just wondering if this is the case. Honestly, the stock bridge pup sounds pretty good to my ears, but the neck is a bit muddy. I'm sure the Jones would be a huge upgrade. Thanks for the input!
     
  2. ricardo1912

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    I've got a couple of Cabs and from experience it's worth experimenting with pickup and polepiece height. The Fidelitrons are fairly weak and can sit pretty close to the strings.
     
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    You are right. I need to do this before I jump into replacement.
     
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    Pretty sure my Brother in law did this. I helped him with the swap. The TV Jones went in fine but if i remember right i cut him a 1/8" spacer shim that we placed in the bottom of the pickup cavity as it was too deep. That said, I don't know if his body was stock or previously modified or what. May not be the solid answer you are looking but thought I'd toss it out there.

    Justin
     
  5. King Creole

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    I think the Fidelitrons are pretty good. I haven't seen the need to replace them. You might consider a cap on the neck pickup to cut some bass. I've been meaning to try soldering a .0.047uf cap between the neck pickup and the pickup selector to act as a high pass filter.
     
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    Yup, I had the same guitar, and did the same mod!
    TV Jones pickups rule!
     
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