New RG270, need ID and upgrade suggestions...
Hi people. First post at these forums after I picked up this rg this weekend. Got a great price on it, had a good little jam in the shop and the dealer I got it from said he was the only place in Australia with one of these models... I'm interested as to whats the history on it.
Sorry they aren't the best pics, but the cross on the 12th fret should make ID'ing it a bit easier. It's a Korean guitar. Model number is: RG27SP / CP 04052617. What does the SP stand for in the model? Special? I have been having trouble finding this guitar in any of the yearly brochures. I'm after any info you can give me, but most importantly what pickups they are (I think they're psnds). It has a lo-trs2 trem.
Also I'm after some pickup suggestions for when I upgrade. I'm after a crunchy metal sound... while being able to slow it down, and since its a HSH I'm thinking keep the single pickup cool for solos / cleaner distortion, and get something really chunky on the bridge, and something slightly cleaner on the neck. Then I would probably mess with the 5way to get a HH setup for metal. I have heard good stuff about the EMG-81's (and I love my 'tallica
) but I'm not sure if I want to take the step up to active pickups.
Some advice would be great!