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  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. 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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  2. 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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    Yesterday, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  3. 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, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  4. 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, 01:05 AM Go to last post
  5. 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, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  6. 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, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  7. 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, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  8. 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, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  9. 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, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  10. 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, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  11. 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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    01-30-2017, 03:49 AM Go to last post
  12. 4x Humbucker shooutout!!! With a surprising result!!!  
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    I wanted to try out a few pickups to see what I like best for certain applications... So here's 4! Video (sorry!!! I have NO idea how to make...

    Rocka_Rollas
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    01-27-2017, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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    01-23-2017, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  14. 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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    01-22-2017, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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


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