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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-11-2004, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Replacement pickups for the UV 777

Hello,

As i stated earlier i just purchased a UV 777 and i play nu metal[slipknot and the like] but i want to find a pickup that is a bit hotter than the blaze humbucker thats in my bridge.

I was told that EMG's wouldnt fit without a mod on the pickguard and jack. Are there any hotter pickups that give me huge low end that doesnt require me to alter the pickguard?

thanks in advance
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-12-2004, 12:25 PM
 
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you could try Blaze customs from DiMarzio. I have heard they are a bit hotter than regular blazes. i'm not sure though.
btw how do you like your new uv? i also got an uv777 a month ago.
best guitar i've ever played!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-12-2004, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
 
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I love it. It has taken a little while to get use to it. The neck was very suprisingly thin. I tried a few other models of 7 strings and the necks were either too wide or way to thick.

Although i am new to the 7 string guitar i find it a lot easier adjustment than i originally thought it would be. its now my mail guitar
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-13-2004, 04:21 AM
 
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How about the evo 7.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-13-2004, 01:09 PM
 
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I will say that the EVO 7 is surprisingly conducive to chunky, bass-heavy tones, if you EQ your rig for it.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-13-2004, 08:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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dimarzio pickups are pretty good? Not familiar with them as the ones in the UV777 i have are the only ones i have used. I saw a band play that used a 7 string guitar use a duncan invader and that sounded alright but kinda muddy
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