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MetalMikeC  🤘The Metalworker | ⚔️Solo Artist | ⛓Guitarist To The Metal God - Rob Halford of Judas Priest | ✊Metal Heroes Academy Owner | 🏎Car Nut | Metal For Life

Saturday guitar tip: Maximizing your tone by adjusting pick-up height. 🔥
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Many guitars come set-up from the factory with pick-up height in a pretty close “good all around” position. 🔥
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However, the guitar set-up folks at the factory can’t know what type of exact set-up you are running. To make your sound perfect, sometimes you need to adjust your pick-up height. 🔥
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To do this, I put my left hand index finger on the highest fret of the guitar and then I raise up the treble side as high as I can, but not high enough so the pole pieces touch the string. This is for optimum gain, tone & sustain. Sometimes this will be too high, sometimes it’s just right. Use your ears and keep adjusting. 🔥
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Adjust your bass side accordingly. Too much bass - lower the bass side of the pick-up. You raise and lower each pick-up with the little screws. You are done when your tone is well balanced with nothing being too trebly or bassy. See photo for the adjustment screw positions.🔥
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I’d rather have my guitar push out as much sustain as possible before any amp gain and overdrives get in the mix. My theory in tone is to get as much good tone out of my hands and guitar before is gets amplified.🔥
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As a tip, make sure that your bridge and neck pick-ups are balanced volume wise, so when you switch between them there is a tone change, of course, but no volume difference 🎸🔥🤘
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#tonetips #guitar #guitartips #tonetips #seymourduncan #seymourduncanpickups #jacksonguitars #metalmike #metalmikechlasciak #metalup

Pictured here is one of the best sounding a useful overdrive pedals today - Maxon OD9. One of the secret tips to get a nice, warm, punchy guitar tone is not to max out your amp’s distortion. Leave it at around 8 and a half. Then, run the overdrive in front of it and turn up the gain on the overdrive until the sound is something you like to hear and play through. I do not like to turn anything full blast in my rig. Always leave some room behind so some power/gain is in reserve. PS. The left “Drive” knob in not a real-life representation. I usualy have it around the 10 o’clock mark 🤘
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Have a quitar tone question? Let me know below ⛓
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@godlykeinc #maxon #guitartips #tonetips #metalmike #metalmikechlasciak #metalforlife #metalup #marshallamps #tonetips #guitar #guitarpedals

Added these great 3 tools from USAG today to the expanding garage #toolbox collection. First rate quality from @griotsgarage 🏎🇮🇹
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#usag #tools #garage #griotsgarage #italian #italiantools #f1 #workshop #sanctuary #usagtools

Metal Ruled & Coffee Fueled? You Bet! 🤘🔥 Thanks to brother C.J. @metalmotivator for sending me this killer shirt ⛓ | Life is good when the #metal is loud and the #coffee is 💪 .
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#coffee #heavymetal #metalmotivation #metalmike #metalmikechlasciak #metalup #loud

In Metal We Trust ...

#throwbackfriday - CT. This was a great night jamming the music of the great #randyrhoads with legendary @sarzo.rudy and metal comrades @briantichydrums @demmelitionmh @michaeledevin | @officialjacksonguitars @daddarioandco

It’s Monday - a perfect day to add this Randy Rhoads print to the office wall. This original pic of Randy from 1981 was given to me by photographer and friend Mark Weiss. 📷
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Anyone remember Mark’s now legenday photography display at the top of the stairs at the Rainbow Bar & Grille in Los Angeles?
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Randy did so much for #heavymetal guitar playing including a wider popularization and understanding of modal playing. As many know, I have been playing Randy Rhoads @officialjacksonguitars for the past 20 years and have been involved in Randy Rhoads Remembered concerts. Thank you, Randy! ⚡️
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#randyrhoads #randyrhoadsremembered #randyrhoadstribute #jacksonguitars #gibson #gibsonlespaul #markweiss #markweissphotography #legend #ozzyosbourne #ozzy

Atlantic City, NJ from the highway. ⚡️
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#atlanticcity #doac #newjersey #jerseyshore

Just a bunch of metalheads making some noise!! The best bunch of guys to play metal with - to be continued shortly! 🤘
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Metal Mike | Marc Lopes | Mike LePond | Ron Lipnicki
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@hellspeaks2dark #mikelepond #ronlipnicki #metalmike #metalmikechlasciak

You take it all
And face the fear that's here
Until the Silence Screams
It leaves you with no choice to carry on
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#metalmike #metalmikechlasciak #halford #robhalford

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