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CaffeineJunkie

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(a clearer) cryogenic freezing of pickups???????
« on: July 25, 2006, 03:35:09 PM »
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(a clearer) cryogenic freezing of pickups???????
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2006, 04:13:21 PM »
You really need to have a clearer thread title.

CaffeineJunkie

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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2006, 04:13:52 PM »
probably
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2006, 04:14:10 PM »
It's the same idea as Cryo valves.  All the molecules line up and you get a "truer" metal.  Never tried it to see how true it is though.

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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2006, 04:25:34 PM »
It's ok
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It kind of does the job for you
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2006, 04:43:18 PM »
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You really need to have a clearer thread title.


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« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2006, 10:31:41 PM »
DM Blue Steels are also cryogenically treated. They do sound brilliant and clear but not really natural IMO. I've tried a set on my Artist and they scooped out a large amount of natural mids... no mids, no character... :x

...freezing pickups must be different than freezing strings, though...

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« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2006, 10:42:41 PM »
Time to get Tim down to the local Iceland store with a couple of pickups to stick in the fridge ;)

Would you undo the cryo treatment when you wax pot the pickup ?

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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2006, 10:52:03 PM »
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DM Blue Steels are also cryogenically treated. They do sound brilliant and clear but not really natural IMO. I've tried a set on my Artist and they scooped out a large amount of natural mids... no mids, no character...


Thing is it's hard to tell whether that's due to the cryogenics, or the fact that they're dodgy to start with...
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« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2006, 11:00:33 PM »
I like DM Blue Steels and GHS Sub Zeros - I think they sound better than other strings, so there!  :D
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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2006, 11:03:30 PM »
I'll stick to my Roto Yellows or Blues - Good Sounding, Cheap and British...What more could you ask for? :drink:
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« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2006, 11:05:53 PM »
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Thing is it's hard to tell whether that's due to the cryogenics, or the fact that they're dodgy to start with...

I've tried normal steel strings before and they weren't as bright. DM also claims the extra brilliance comes from the treatment. But Elliot likes them, so... :lol:

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« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2006, 07:16:41 AM »
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Would you undo the cryo treatment when you wax pot the pickup ?


I'm guessing that melted wax wouldn't get near to hot enough to make a difference.
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« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2006, 03:38:53 PM »
You can't cryo humbuckers, only single coils - I've asked!  I bought a set of cryo Fralin p'ups from Callaham last year for my Strat along with cryo-ed electics/pots.  I have no idea how much better they are compared to non-cryo p'ups of the same type but I liked them a lot more than my Kinman Woodstocks.  They were the same price as non cryo, so I thought why not!  It's the same reason why I use GHS sub zero strings.
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« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2006, 03:40:28 PM »
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You can't cryo humbuckers, only single coils - I've asked!


thas a bit odd
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