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    Are mm guitars suited for sludgy type tones?

    Iím still dialing in my axis and so far it covers just about everything. But I am having a problem getting it to sound good with down tuned sludgy music.
    Stuff like Black Sabbath, down, corrosion of conformity and mastodon.
    I have pulled those tones off before with Jackson, teles, and of course the dreaded G.
    Since I play mainly at home I tend to play everything from clean blues to metal. But my main styles and tones have always been like billy gibbons, pepper Keenan and a sprinkle of jerry cantrell.
    I know one guitar wonít do it all perfectly. I just like to get in the ball park.

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    I'm sure you can get in the ballpark with your tone... the axis is a little bright compared to a lot of guitars, but does 80's metal extremely well. You may want to adjust your amp settings to dial in the tones you are looking for. I also picked up a predator axis and i love it..

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    Totally! I have played so much Mastodon on my Axis and I'm guessing my Stingray would be just as brutal.


    Axis Hardtail TransPurple #89749 (3/28/97)
    Axis Hardtail TransAmber #G03900 (10/21/98). FS REVERB
    Reflex Classic White #G71108 (7/14/14)
    Cutlass
    StarryNight #G79870 (12/14/16)
    Stingray BFR
    Natural#G59581 (10/3/17). FS
    REVERB

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    Pickups!!

    JPXI Cardinal Red G57082
    JP12 Cherry Sugar G59225
    JP12 7 Cardinal Red F29322
    MAJESTY Glacial Frost M08083
    MAJESTY Ferrari Rosso M07113
    ARTISAN MAJESTY 7 Rosso M04775
    NOMAC MAJESTY Timeworn Matte Silver M06246
    MAJESTY Charred Silver Sparkle M08237
    MAJESTY Dargie 3 M08360

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    I use a 20th Anniversary Silhouette for most downtuned songs, once my Armada gets here I'll be incorporating that as much as I can.
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