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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-07-2010, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ibanez V1/S1/V2 Stock Pups

Ok,

I just put all the hardware & electronics from and early 90's RG550 into a 555 body/neck.

I was worried about how the stockers would sound (got the 550 in parts) after the EVO's.



I can safely say:

V1/V2's are damn nice pickups. Slightly hotter PAF sound but plenty of cream. I really like them, the gat sounds great.

I have never come across stock pups that sound this good.... but havn't tried a super 500 either...
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-07-2010, 11:28 PM
 
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Re: Ibanez V1/S1/V2 Stock Pups

I have a 20th Anniversary RG with these as stock pups and I couldn't agree with you more.

The variety of sounds I can get out of this guitar, from growly humbucker distortion to nice Stratty cleans, is one of the best things about it.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 10:29 AM
 
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Re: Ibanez V1/S1/V2 Stock Pups

they are highly underrated, and probably get a bad rap because they are "stock" pickups. I've actually put them in custom guitars (like my lefty 540pii). The S1 in the neck position is actually a really really nice pickup.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-12-2010, 01:17 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Ibanez V1/S1/V2 Stock Pups

Lol, cheers dudes

I just realized that I posted in non Ibanez guitars lol!

Neer mind.
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