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    Default Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    I never heard anything about it.

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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    I haven't but its based off of one of Dave's fav JB's from that time period so if I were to make an educated guess an antiquity JB would be extremely close, or even an 80's JBJ. (Juarez wound, but any winder's pups are arguably close to her's in most respects as far as materials)

    A rough cast A5 would be one of the major items here.
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Not sure if you saw this thread (I just found it), but there's some good info here... still reading it myself actually...
    https://www.seymourduncan.com/forum/...=thrash+factor
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    Quote Originally Posted by metalchurch79 View Post
    Not sure if you saw this thread (I just found it), but there's some good info here... still reading it myself actually...
    https://www.seymourduncan.com/forum/...=thrash+factor
    That thread is the only thing I ever heard. Guess not many people got one.

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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Yea and it seems a demo never came into fruition either.
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    It honestly seems like one of Duncan's niche pups. The Thrash Factor to most people probably seems like a JB minus the confirmation of hundreds of online reviews to back up the decision to purchase the pup.
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Basically the conclusion I came to as well.
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Were these used in his Dean signature?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mincer View Post
    Were these used in his Dean signature?
    Which Dean sig? He has a bunch. Most use Live Wires.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mincer View Post
    Were these used in his Dean signature?
    Nope, they're just a throw back thing to(supposedly) get his 90's tone. he doesn't use them

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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    And ironically the Jake E. Lee signature pickup is only available in the guitar and not over the counter. I think all pickups should be available both ways and its frustrating and confusing to say the least.
    There are more examples of this same thing where you can get one or the other...Im sure you guys can think of some examples.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mincer View Post
    Were these used in his Dean signature?
    I think just one. All the ones I saw had Live wires/live wire copys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metalchurch79 View Post
    And ironically the Jake E. Lee signature pickup is only available in the guitar and not over the counter. I think all pickups should be available both ways and its frustrating and confusing to say the least.
    There are more examples of this same thing where you can get one or the other...Im sure you guys can think of some examples.
    There are times when there are special agreements between the pickup maker and the manufacturer. That means someone who buys the guitar has access to a very special pickup, and this benefits both companies. If, say, SD decided said 'no' to this sort of arrangement, another company would provide it. Usually the agreements prevent both the guitar company and the pickup company from offering one without the other.
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by metalchurch79 View Post
    And ironically the Jake E. Lee signature pickup is only available in the guitar and not over the counter.
    Just order a JB with two screw coils as a shop floor custom. Same price as regular JB
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    ^ I didn't know that was a shop floor custom option!!!
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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Too gaudy looking as is.

    If they had dressed it just like the nazgul-series it would sell much better IMO.
    Maybe a small black TF opposite the black duncan logo,,,, just to be sig- "special".

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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Picked up one on ebay & swapped the magnet to a 1.5x ceramic. Mine reads 16.85k It appears to be wound with that red wire like the black winter is. I'll report back when I install it. I imagine it's going to sound a lot like an sh-6
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    Well there it is. It has it's own sound. I put a 1.5x ceramic in a JB before and it sounded 95% similar to a distortion. This has a different mid focus, sort of like the black winter. Less bass than I expected. I'm digging it. I also removed the Dave Mustaine signature because i thought it was ugly. It replaced a Nazgul. I used to love the nazgul but I've gotten sick of it. It didn't sit well in any guitar. It has a lot of weird low mids. That's a 1x ceramic sentient in the neck. I'm on a ceramic kick lately. They just sound & respond great IMO.

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    Default Re: Did anyone ever try the Thrash Factor?

    Looks like a thrashy set. Props for putting ceramic in the neck. I'd love to hear the clean toanz.
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