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'59 Pair Getting Good Middle Tone?

I'm a long time user of the Duncan '59 pair in my Les Paul Classic. I have achieved what I believe is my default

Anyone ever tried an Alnico 8 in a PAF Neck HB backed away from the strings?

I hate high-output neck pickups, it's one of the reasons that I'll never go back to Active pickups. I have a custom wound

Guitars, amps, pedals. Ultimate photo thread assignment.

I've been thinking of doing something, but then, thought it would be better if everyone were involved. Let's make Thanksgiving week the time this happens, because

Recommend HH pups for Strat... I'm trying to get close to Gibson Classic '57s tone

I would like to put together a loaded HH pickguard for one of my Strats and the target tone is to try to get as

lighter pick equals brighter sound.... your thoughts?

So lately I have been seriously head over heals in love with these jazz3 picks and jazz3 carbon picks! amazing accuracy and feel. But the other

which guitar would you choose

The title pretty much says it all. Which one of these would you choose of it were going to be your only guitar. 2015 les

Help. is this a fake duncan? Weird wire on Tb-59 bobins.

Hello SD community. I was reading on the blog an article about how to make your own hybrid, then saw the pics where the bobins

What causes this sound

Some pickups I use create this nasty clanging noise when I trill pick unpalm muted on lower strings. I am not a fan of this. Pickups

Ibanez Sabre recommendations?

Hey all, I've just picked up a 1987 Ibanez Sabre dirt cheap - just needs refretting and some pickups. I'm really excited to get started, but

AutoWah(s)

I was dicking around the Pro Guitar Shop section of youtube and found the Mad Professor Snow White Autowah... Just wondering if any ya'll have suggestions

pick ups for bowed strings

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has any experience with pick ups for bowed strings. I am planning an electric cello. Most electric cellos on

Variable phase?

Is it possible to use a blend or balance pot to get variable phase for a pickup in relation to another pickup? Thanks, Will

Non-pedal tuner of choice?

The popularity of tuners as a choice in the "One Pedal" thread got me thinking about how convenient pedal tuners are compared to other form

PAF Pro vs. Pearly Gates vs. Screamin' Demon !?

First of all i'm mew here. After years of reading posts on this forum, i have a question for you guys. :headbang: I play 80's metal

Pearly Gates plus

Hi, I know its probably been asked loads of times but I was looking to get some pearly gates plus for my HSS strat but

AII Pro vs Jazz set.

I'm thinking of swapping a Jazz set into my AII Pro equipped Jetking. (Basswood, bolt-on neck.) It's a "clean" machine. Think "mellow". What should I

A6? Also A4 personal recommendation.

Hi, I have read the thread "teach me about magnets" - should be what you guys keep calling a "sticky". I guess that is a good

Need Help Picking A Guitar!

Hey everyone I guess I'll cut to the chase here I need some advice on a guitar that can cover multiple styles. I'm in a

Smitten by someone's music on the SH-4 youtube clip..Who is it???PLEASE!!

guy with the red guitar at about one minute mark then the clip plays his music again at the 2 1/2 minute mark until the end. I

Ibanez SA260FM AMB Pickup Change

Can anyone recommend what pickups would suite an Ibanez SA260FM AMB at the moment it has the stock pickups (HSS configuration) and I find no

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