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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-27-2005, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Steve's Special on J-Custom

Did some J-Custom had Steve's Special as bridge pickup or was it USRG? I was just thinking because I think that I saw one with Steve's Special.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

I have a Steve's Special on my new Jem Project NAT... The pickup has a much cleaner tone to it then a evolution, but still has some of the gain you are looking for as a lead pickup.

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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

I have also Steve's Special in one of my guitars. Great pickup and very clean even with very high gain that's why I bought it and I like it. Best pickup for fast picking stuff.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

I think either the RG1602, RG1608 or the RG1680 had a steve's special in the bridge. Forgot which one but I'm pretty sure one of them had it. Although the most commonly found combination is the TZ/BV/AN there are other combinations on some of the other more obscure models.

I'll have to buy myself a Steve's Special sometime to see how I like it.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

what to u mean by clean even with gain, clear with gain or does it not react to gain ?
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

What I can tell from the pickup so far is that the notes do not mud together like the Evo's do, during faster picking.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

J-customs:
1999 RG1680
1999 RG1680AM
2000 RG1680
2001 RG1880
2001 RG1680x
2001 RG1680
2002 RG1680x

No USRG/UCEW/USA Custom I know of comes with the SS. A few prestiges do.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

The Usa Custom line more or less predates the Steve's Special so none of them could have had an SS in them stock.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

Yeah true...Steve Special introduced in 95 I think?
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-28-2005, 11:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

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what to u mean by clean even with gain, clear with gain or does it not react to gain ?
Clear is the right word, that's what I meant. It does react to gain, some pickups are muddy and messy with much of gain but SS is kinda cleaner than some others but I think the clear is the right word.
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-28-2005, 11:35 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

Thanks for the info guys, it's great to know! And yep, SS was introduced '95 so it wasn't in USA customs then.
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Re: Steve's Special on J-Custom

The term 'clean' can also be used here.
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