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post #8 of (permalink) Old 10-31-2018, 08:54 AM
jono
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Re: S5470 lacks twang (pickup replacement)

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Originally Posted by Hoseki View Post
I've got an S5570 on the way that already had the pickups swapped to a Seymour Duncan Black Winter set but from some of the comments I've been reading it sounds like I'm not missing anything by not getting the Hotgrinder pickups.
Absolutely, there's nothing "wrong" with these pickups, they're just rather typical "stock" pickups. My trouble is that these days, on anything "mid range" or above, folks expect "name" brand pickups with the associated (or perceived) step up in sound quality.
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