About two years ago, I decided to swap out the pickups in my custom Carvin DC145. It had been something I had wanted to do for a while since I wasn’t completely satisfied with … Read more
I was very surprised that this Taylor guitar was only $800 due to its playability and tone, not only acoustically but also through an amp.
The first thing I noticed with this pickup was the clarity and punchyness in my lead tones. It’s not too thin or too thick, and sits somewhere in the middle and is quite balanced.
I come from a background of analog amps and effects, so I find most digital units uninspiring. But the Helix is something entirely different.
Besides looking great it is one of the nicest (if not THE nicest) playing guitars I’ve ever touched. Playability is basically flawless. The neck has a nice thin profile…