So, I am considering ordering a custom Carvin. Having only ever owned a few Ibanez guitars, I want to try something new. I've narrowed the model down to either an H-S-S Bolt or H-H Bolt Plus, though I am leaning towards the Bolt right now.
Now, I have a few questions for you guys: first of all, which neck finish should I go for? For what's it worth, I like how the neck surface of my RGA121 feels. I'm aware that the Carvin neck will be somewhat fatter.
Second, how is the Wilkinson trem? I don't use the trem much, in fact my main (and currently, only) guitar has a fixed bridge, but I do sometimes miss being being able to yank the bar, so to speak.
Third, pickups. I plan on swapping them out. Are there any issues I should be aware of, e.g. cavity size and such? If I had planned on getting some DiMarzio Cruisers for the middle and neck position (being the Andy Timmons fanboy that I am), but Bare Knuckle is also considered, with all the praise I keep reading. Unfortunately, they don't seem to offer single-coil-sized humbuckers.
Thoughts, comments, suggestions?
why bother with a single sized humbucker. if you want a humbucker, get a humbucker and coil tap it.