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  1. Sticky: Pickup color code chart  
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    7deadlysins
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    10-06-2012, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  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...

    Kagami
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    11-13-2010, 02:00 AM Go to last post
  1. Single coil sized P90s  
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    Been wanting another Talman TM303, but this time with the idea of a strat with 3 P90s. Along the lines of this: I haven't opened up my...

    Bloody_Inferno
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    Yesterday, 08:17 AM Go to last post
  2. BKP has a new website  
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    And has an interactive pickup "builder"... https://www.bareknucklepickups.co.uk

    Matt C
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    04-15-2017, 06:33 AM Go to last post
  3. Attn: Wiring Gurus - HH middle position hums when tapped  
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    Ok, wanted to run this past you guys - when I threw a Duncan Custom 7 in the bridge of my Suhr, I didn't immediately realize that the middle position...

    Drew
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    04-01-2017, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Poll: Yay or nay?  
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    So I have the EMG 57/66 set in my strandy and love them, but EMG just came out with everything in red. I'm thinking they would look cool. Obviously...

    Joe
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    04-01-2017, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  5. EMG VS BARE KNUCKLE - ACTIVE VS PASSIVE  
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    :nope:

    Can Badder
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    03-31-2017, 02:41 AM Go to last post
  6. newbie needs help rewiring jackson import  
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    hi guys, hope im posting in the right place. im hella new to this. anyways, diving right into my situation. i recently bought a used jackson. from my...

    jordanjefferson
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    03-27-2017, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  7. Fender pickup shootout: Eric Johnson, Fat 50s, and Texas Special sets, clean and lead  
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    So, this was my weekend project - less so the wiring and filming, more than all the editing. :lol: I took some of suggestions from the last one of...

    Drew
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    03-26-2017, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Super Distortion 7 vs Tone zone 7  
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    I just picked up an RG927 in black. Nice guitar and all, but the stock pups gotta go. In my main guitar (7620) I run a TZ7 w/ 1M ohm pot. While I'm...

    DanDetora
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    03-10-2017, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  9. Neck pickup to go with SD Invader  
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    Just changed my main player over to Blackouts that I put in everything and found out that it sounds like arse, so I'm going to change back to the...

    Lozek
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    03-10-2017, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  10. Whats a good pickup for me?  
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    I want to upgrade my pickups from the stock dean humbuckers and I'm not really sure what to go with. I want: -maximal clarity under high gain....

    Hellion
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    03-02-2017, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  11. An actual demo of Tosin's new Fishmans  
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    I think we were talking about these on here at some point?

    LucasLeCompte
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    02-23-2017, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Best bridge pup to pair with AN neck.....  
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    That's not a fucking Tone Zone or Evo. I've got an Evo in my RG421 (Japanese, basswood) and it sounds like hot ass. I'm just not digging it at all...

    Jeff
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    02-22-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  13. Schecter APOCALYPSE Single Bridge 6/7 Humbucker 48-Hour $ALE  

    Schecter is doing a 48h megasale on the Apocalyspe Pickup: Apocalypse Series : Apocalypse-VII Bridge Maybe someone here might be...

    mpexus
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    02-16-2017, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Elysian Obsidians vs Kiesel Lithiums - Clip  
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    https://soundcloud.com/kennygerbick/elysian-obsidian-bridge-pickup-vs-kiesel-lithium-bridge-pickup Kenny Gerbick of Arsonwave made this comparison...

    Elysian
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    02-14-2017, 12:05 AM Go to last post
  15. Dimarzio Vs SDs on an Ash RG  
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    Having recently come back from Philippines, I spent some time with my cousins, also musicians, but are unable to afford instruments themselves and...

    Bloody_Inferno
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    02-11-2017, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  16. Video comparison - Wolfe-rewound JB 7 vs Duncan Custom 7  
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    I've had one of these sitting on my desk to try for months now, after trying the Custom in Dana's ash Warmoth and really liking it. I'll withhold my...

    Drew
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    02-08-2017, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  17. Is the Tone Zone a naturally noisy, buzzy pickup? Or is this one faulty...  
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    So I've got Mr. S's LPC here for a pickup swap (and to borrow it to track guitars for my band's EP). There was a Duncan Distortion in here before,...

    Mattayus
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    02-05-2017, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  18. Dimarzio EVO is good for Death Metal.  
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    I got a Dimarzio and put it in my RGD. It's wicked and basically does everything I wanted it to do. Bright, responsive, tight and has just the right...

    BStobart
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    01-30-2017, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Seymour Duncan Invaders: Which Looks Better On This Guitar?  
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    I'm having a dilemma again, this time it isn't about the pickup choices, (I have settled on SD Invaders as the way to go with this guitar) rather the...

    DeathMetalWill
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    01-30-2017, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  20. IronGear Pickups, Thoughts?  
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    For a while I've been looking at these Iron Gear Metal Machine pickups for my guitar that I'm modding, because I wanted some pickups with a bit more...

    DeathMetalWill
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    01-30-2017, 08:27 AM Go to last post


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