How do I get the high end "sizzle" out of my Modulus?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Yamarc, May 5, 2003.

  1. Yamarc

    Yamarc Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2002
    Northville, MI
    No it's not on fire...but it does have this high end sizzle, a clankiness in the treble/attack that I don't know how to get rid of. I don't mind it all the time, but I want to remove it when needed. It is a Flea 5 with a custom ordered Villex MM pup (two J's stacked inan MM position, can be separated, etc). So what do you guys think? A new pup/pre config? or perhaps new strings? TI flats? Halfwounds? Right now I have D'Addario nickle slowwounds on and they reduced it somewhat...regardless I am open to any suggestions, Thanks, Marc
  2. Turn down the hi-mids and treble on your amp, or wait until the strings go dead.
  3. iloveloosey

    iloveloosey Guest

    Sep 9, 2000
    hey yamarc,

    this is somewhat unrelated but, what do you think of the villex pickup system? i was thinking of picking up a pj set.
  4. I use TI flatwounds on my Quantum. I like 'em a lot.
  5. You might also try some D'Addario Halfrounds. They have less zing than Slowounds but are not nearly as dark as (old) TI flatwounds.