Guitar: Pickups Discussion

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Any range, active or passive, discuss pickups here.

  1. Sticky: Pickup color code chart  
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  2. Sticky: Howto: install an active EMG in a passive EMG setup.  
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    So I have a guitar with 2 EMG-HZ 7s in it and I really dislike them so I decide to buy 1 EMG active pickup to replace the bridge HZ since I use that...

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  1. Seriously... just a hypothetical question... single-coil buckers, etc.,  

    In a Fender Strat - not mine, I like my Lace singles, thank you - if you wanted to put three single-coil-type humbuckers or hot singles in a...

    Assault Bacon
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  2. Heaviest for Mahogany  
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    I know different pups sound a little different based on the wood of the guitar they're in, so I was wondering what everyone's opinion of the heaviest...

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  3. best place to get dimarzios?  

    Hi Folks - I vaguely recall someone here sold Dimarzios - or could get them relatively easily? Any insight would be most appreciated.

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  4. Got another Fokin pickup.. a "Saboteur" bridge..  

    Yeah, this one's called the Saboteur. I swapped it with the Fokin Hot Breeze pickup I had in the bridge of my semi hollow, just to check out the...

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  5. Speaking of SG's - pickup advice  

    As some of you know, I have a red 24-fret Gibson SG Standard - I like this thing a lot - love the neck, and I even I like the Tony Iommi bridge...

    Assault Bacon
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    10-14-2016, 05:58 PM Go to last post
  6. The Brothers Phat  

    Inadvertently created a pair :wub: Left is the LP, with BKPs (Rebel Yell b, Miss Queen n) and a 3-way with on/off, and the new CamRoot Tele...

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    10-07-2016, 03:24 AM Go to last post
  7. Combining two strat wiring diagrams  
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    I'd like to run two volumes and no tone, with the first volume controlling the bridge and middle, and second running the neck, in addition to getting...

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    10-01-2016, 01:13 PM Go to last post
  8. Alright... What's the BEST/Fastest site to buy Bare Knuckle Pickups?  
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    I'm at it again, years later, if anyone remembers that 10-page thread about pickups for basswood death metal... I have a new RG550RXX coming in...

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    09-28-2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Close cousin of the Seymour Duncan SH-4 for Metal  
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    I own a 1985 Kramer Striker 400ST that I LOVE. The touch is perfect, the neck is super straight. I just love this axe. I play mostly Black Metal,...

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    09-26-2016, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  10. The Sordid Affair with Single Coils Continues  
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    Long story short, since I never updated on this. I got ridiculously attached to the Spectrum in the first month I owned it. In the top 5 guitars I've...

    Greg McCoy
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    09-18-2016, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  11. I fucking hate VLX/OTAX switches  

    Seriously. I followed three different diagrams (all supposed to be the same end result) to rewire this fucking '91 S470, and it's all garbage. ...

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    09-16-2016, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  12. Tell me about the Lace Drop N' Gain  

    Posted this on the other forum, but I'm desperate for opinions. Basically I'm too lazy and cheap to buy and install another EMG set for my...

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    09-05-2016, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  13. Bridge pickup in neck position (Blackouts)  
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    I'm building a guitar kit (ML with a Floyd rose).I have blackouts ahb-2 bridge and the ahb-1 neck in a les paul and love them. What I'm thinking...

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    09-01-2016, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  14. New pups for a Flying V?  
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    I'm getting a bit bored of the stock BB Pro's in my V, so i'm guessing it's time for a new set of pup's. Style of playing will be sludge/doom ala...

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    08-29-2016, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  15. Fokin "Rocket Queen" neck pup demo/tune..  

    The name says it all... another tacky demo w/ my loop pedal & handheld voice recorder with enhanced visuals :rofl: Great neck...

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    08-28-2016, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  16. I got some cool new Fokin pickups..  
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    from Russia ..and I really like them :yesway:

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    08-19-2016, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  17. Recommend me some Telecaster pickups  
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    So I just got one of these. The stock pickups are serviceable (quite decent actually) but it's an Ibby and they're begged to be changed. ...

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    08-09-2016, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  18. New Dimarzio Steve Vai sigs: Dark Matter 2  

    Not just Gravity Storms with new housings, but new pickups altogether. Dark Matter 2 Bridge | DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 Neck | DiMarzio Dark...

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    08-07-2016, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  19. Got a guitar incoming with a set of SD 59s...  
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    I'm not a huge fan of massively high output anyway, SD Distortion is about as hot as I like it. In fact that's my favourite pickup. I actually...

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    08-03-2016, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  20. Lace Pickups (Official Thread)  
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    Hey guys! We are new to the forum, but some of you might know about us already. This is another outlet for us to interact with you guys, the...

    Lace Music Products
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    07-28-2016, 05:55 PM Go to last post

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