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    Railhammer pickups

    Railhammer Pickups

    Thin rails under the wound strings sense only a narrow section of string, reducing note smearing and muddiness. The resulting tone allows aggressive fast riffs and palm muting to be defined, clear and cut through the mix.

    Oversize 6mm diameter poles under the plain strings sense a wide section of string, increasing thickness and sustain. This fatter tone keeps the plain strings sounding fluid and full.

    The unique tonal balance allows the player to adjust their amp for a tight percussive tone on the wound strings without the plain strings sounding thin, harsh or sterile.
    It's an interesting idea. I'm curious how they sound.
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    Interesting, indeed. Weird-looking.

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    I'd be curious to get some ferrofluid on there to see if what they're saying is even halfway accurate, field wise, much less soundwise
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    What about wound 3rds?
    Interesting concept but I don't think it'll take off

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    There seem to be 2 threads about Railhammer curiosity. I posted my experience with Railhammer on the "To those of you who were at Namm.. Railhammer pickups" thread.

    I just installed the Hyper Vintage Bridge and I love it. I'm not sure about whether the mixture of rails and poles is the greatest thing to ever happen to humbuckers, but I can say that the sound is great. I highly recommend them so far!

    I'm really interested in how the Chisel and Anvil sound. Hyper Vintage just seemed like it would be more down my alley from reading the description.

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    That's a damn sexy guitar they're in. Any extra info on how they actually sound?
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    [VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRIbTfnR8Do]NAMM '12 - Reverend Guitars Sensei RA, Pete Anderson Eastsider S Demos, 15th Anniversary Flatroc - YouTube[/VIDEO]

    hmm not as impressive as i had hoped.

    Still searching for good clips but im not having much luck.
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