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Any range, active or passive, discuss pickups here.

  1. Sticky: Pickup color code chart  
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    7deadlysins
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    10-06-2012, 07:03 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, 03:00 AM Go to last post
  1. EVH Frankenstein and Seymour Duncan Custom Shop IM1  

    So.... there isn't tons out there on the interwebs comparatively speaking by way of reviews for these pickups so I thought I'd offer my 2 cents...

    Ropus
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  2. Guitars Trembucker 7 Review  

    Got my Guitar heads Trembucker 7's installed in my RG7321. Not bad for $45 shipped. They remind me of DiMarzio Blaze pickups in a way. Not my...

    maggotspawn
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    01-19-2017, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Nazgul vs EVO  
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    On paper they seem like pretty similar pickups... Low bass, much mid and treble. Fairly high output. I've found many good examples of EVO but...

    Rocka_Rollas
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    01-18-2017, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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    01-18-2017, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  5. NPD: BKP Ceramic Warpig, comparison vs Dimarzio Blaze  
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    Hey everyone, Finally installed a set of BKP Calibrated Warpigs with a Ceramic in the bridge. They're savage as hell. Love them. The lead tones...

    Ezerath
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    01-17-2017, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  6. EMG HZ MF Marty Friedman signature set  
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    https://www.facebook.com/martyfriedman.official/posts/1201165816587099

    Jazzhands
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    01-16-2017, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Custom Duncans?  

    Where would be the best place to order a custom SD pup? I'm just looking for white bobbins and gold pole pieces, not a custom wind. SD themselves? A...

    Reverend 7 Strings of Hate
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    01-11-2017, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  8. Seymour Duncan: Black Winter vs Nazgul vs Pegusus  
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    Greetings! Let's help a newbie out! I'm having a dilemma! I want to buy a bridge pickup for my guitar, and these are the options I like the best...

    DeathMetalWill
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    01-09-2017, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  9. What pickups are all the cool kids using now?  
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    All three of my guitars currently have actives, and have been that way for the last 3-4 years so I'd like to try something different with my fusion....

    jdonegan
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    01-07-2017, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  10. nazgul sounds so dark and muddy..  
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    I recently got a schecter avenger 7 string , it came stock with nazgul/sentient pickups . I like the guitar and all but I feel like the nazgul is...

    jzng2727
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    01-03-2017, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  11. A few options...  

    EMGs don't fit in my Ibanez RGD after all, so that's not happening. I've been considering a few bridge pickup options but I'm still not 100% set...

    BStobart
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    01-03-2017, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  12. What 7 string pickup should I put in my RG1527?  
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    I picked up a RG1527 in cosmic blue (purple like the JPX) and I need a new bridge pickup in it. The current bridge sounds like poo. It has a...

    LucasLeCompte
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    12-27-2016, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  13. 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...

    Iron1
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    12-27-2016, 03:18 AM Go to last post
  14. MOTOR CITY PICKUPS (MCP) : Anyone have experience with these?  

    Hey guys, long shot once again but I figured I would ask. I ordered a Duncan Invader for one RG550, now looking for a different one as a second...

    Divebombs
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    12-19-2016, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  15. Bridge Pickups with a lot of low end, lot of upper mid, and very little highs?  
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    Out of curiosity, does anyone here know if there is any bridge pickup that correspond to that description? It's a long shot, I know, but maybe I'll...

    Divebombs
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    12-17-2016, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  16. Is it worth winding your own pickups?  
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    I kind of like the idea of have my own handwound pickups but am afraid they wont sound good. Can they be made for metal or are they only going to put...

    malaker
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    12-12-2016, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  17. EMG coil split with one master volume  

    Hi guys, I'm looking into the logistics of putting EMGs in my Ibanez RGD and from looking at the diagram, I see that it doesn't have instructions on...

    BStobart
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    12-01-2016, 05:16 AM Go to last post
  18. Dimarzio Evolution vs. Seymour Duncan Full Shred  

    Does the Full Shred have an edge over the Evolution? I ask because I recently picked up an RG 2610e Prestige and was thinking of swapping out the...

    BetterShredThanDead
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    11-29-2016, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  19. Vai Demoing New Guitar & Pickups (Premium & Dark Matter 2 Pickups)  

    I never get tired of Larry Dimarzio's Videos or getting to watch Vai play up close. Very "clean" sounding pickups but also "striking" when needed.

    Venator
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    11-28-2016, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  20. Thinking of going all EMG  
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    Yo, I have two main recording guitars in the tuning I use for my project which shall be revealed in not too long. The Jackson RR24 and the Ibanez...

    BStobart
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    11-26-2016, 08:43 AM Go to last post


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