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scatter on a P90


 
5/23/2006 5:49 PM
GTarman scatter on a P90
Ok, since a P90 bobbin is so narrow, would it really make much differenve on the amount of scatter? I mean I guess you could go with more or less depending on the tone you want but, Will it really make an impact at all? I have tried it several ways and dont hear much if any difference at all.
 
5/23/2006 6:37 PM
Roscoe
I would think tension would be more important on a P90.
 
 
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5/24/2006 5:12 AM
GTarman
How so, elaborate if you will.
 
5/24/2006 7:29 AM
Roscoe
Well, I don't wind P90's but I wind a similar size pu and the tightly wound ones just have a briter sound to me than the ones with less tension. Could be the wire stretch or more windings in a given space, not sure. I would'nt ignor scattering but like you said there's not much space in a short bobbin.
 
6/2/2006 6:30 PM
Zhangliqun
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The vertical space in a P90 bobbin is the same as yoru typical humbucker bobbin.
 
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