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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-07-2004, 11:19 AM Thread Starter
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SZ520 Pickups

I've got an RG2027x and a 7421, but I'm finding myself wanting a decent 6 string. I've got an RG320, but I don't use it because.. it kinda sucks. I don't use trems at all, so I want a hardtail.

The sz520 looks really nice, and I'm considering one of those, i'm just wondering how the stock pickups are. Are they decent, or does everyone end up swapping them out right away?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-07-2004, 06:26 PM
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They're very high gain and I really like them a lot so I'd probably never change them. The pickups are passive, though have even more output than the active pickups on my Charvel/Jackson!

That said, if you're looking for a more subtle sound you might try to play with the volumes (1 volume control per pickup opens up some possibilities) or indeed replacing them. Since I use my S-Classic for the subtler stuff, that's not an issue for me
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-08-2004, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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Cool, thanks for the info. I guess my best bet is to get one, and if I don't like the pickups, swap 'em out..
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