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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-27-2011, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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Pickup Change for S540

It's a '91 HSS S540, and for now I'm just looking to replace the bridge humbucker, because that's where I spend most of my time. The music that I attempt to play:

Lamb of God
Born of Osiris
John Petrucci
Paul Gilbert

Don't get me wrong, I can't actually play much/any of that, but I spend my time hopelessly trying. I'm finding that the stock humbucker (F2) doesn't have enough output and not quite the agressive tone I'm looking for.

My first thought is Dimarzio D-Activator or Crunch Lab, but definitely interested in your opinions.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-27-2011, 12:49 PM
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Re: Pickup Change for S540

that sounds about right...
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-27-2011, 12:49 PM
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Re: Pickup Change for S540

u could try out a bare knuckles pup. not sure which models
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