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Good passive thrash pickup?

So I've done a little bit of research and am still not sure what pickup I want to try, so many options! Here's my setup:

What non-Duncan and non-Dimarzio brands of pick ups have you tried and really...

Yes, most of us have tried Duncan and/or Dimarzio pickups. While different from each other, both companies have some great products, which have really

NGD.... another box ticked.

I know this one goes against the grain for many although I'm not ashamed to say I've wanted one for years. This one is a

ES 335 pickup ideas please for jazz/medium gain

I have an 2011 ES 335 I picked up that had Sheptone T Tops in it (A5). Great clarity, but a little too bright for

Couple Fluence questions for Falbo

Which battery pack should I order for my PRS? Is the classic humbucker genuinely comparable to PAF repros from today's boutique companies or are there

Should I upgrade my Kramer Striker Fr-422 sm?

Ok so in 2010 i bought me a Kramer, its an alder body guitar with a maple neck, and it featured Kramer's Dual/Quad Rails which

Signature Guitar Dream

Hey guys. Hope your doing well. Just a question here. If you could build a signature guitar what model would it be and what would

Coil Tapping vs Coil Splitting

Hi everybody, I recently purchased a guitar with two humbuckers, with a push-pull pot for coil splitting. To my surprise splitting the coils introduces A

Ibanez or Jackson???

Hi! For about 6 months I'm gonna buy a new guitar and I've been thinking, currently, of these two: Ibanez RGIT20FE and Jackson KVMG Pro

Recommend me guitar music

Hey, Looking to explore new music. It doesn't matter if it is extremely "geeky" or quirky or very pop or anything in between. If it sounds

New jimi Hendrix strat copy need new pickup ideas !

Hey guys and girls !! I got a new strat it needs some work though im replacing the pickups and the neck ! So if

Pickup advice sought

Good afternoon all....I have a custom made Tele Thinline from a friend of mine. The guitar is awesome and I expect this young man to

Volume Pot Problem

So yesterday I switched the Volume pots on my 2004 SG from their standard 300k to 500k pots. I wasn't able to test until today

SD Welcomes Adam Gotch (Forum user Sosomething)

We'd like to welcome Adam Gotch, best known as long-time forum user sosomething to our customer service team. Adam brings a great wealth of practical

Pickup suggestions for metal machine Jackson soloist

Just picked up a USA Jackson soloist. Alder body, maple neck thru design, ebony fretboard and floyd rose trem. Its stock with Jb and

Picks, Picks & More Picks!

Hi folks, I know as with many things picks are highly personal preference for many reasons. I am about to buy a few different types and

Duo Sonic: what pups would you use?

What pickups would you slap in a beautiful guitar like this and what would you use it for? So many great options the way I

NGD: Squier California Series Stratocaster! Named this one Alvin.

As you can see I am a big fan of Alvin and The Chipmunks.. So my blue guitar is named Simon, and the red one

Pickup Recommendations for a Strat

Hey Guys and Gals, Not particularly clued up on pickup combinations, so looking for a bit of advice. I work in the industry so my playing

NGD: Fender factory special run Stratocaster

I've had the soldering iron fired up for a while here to get this stuff done and present it here. nice fat tremolo block: All stock Fender

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