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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-13-2020, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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1987 Rg Humbuckers

Howdy I actually scored a 1987 RG550M
Road flare red. V1 v2. Do I leave it alone , or do a pickup swap? Chime in please
Also anyone else have one? Is your 5 way switch gift wrapped with humbucker tape ?
Like a Christmas package ?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-13-2020, 01:27 PM
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I wouldn't rush to swap them out.
I have one set of v1 v2s (actually now in my daughter's Mikro) and they are decent.

I prefer the DeMarzios, but it is worth giving the stock ones a spin in your set-up first before deciding.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-03-2020, 09:23 PM
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Re: 1987 Rg Humbuckers

i have an atlantic blue 89 550...i left the stock pickups in it...they aged pretty well...not great for high gain but they cover clean to classic rock pretty well...d.m.
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