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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-23-2012, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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What Color Pickups for Emerald Green s540?? (Pics)

I got this 93 s540ltd ten years ago on ebay before guys started buying and parting everything out. The body is almost perfect, it has a great neck, tuning stability, tone, and clean hardware... but I never really loved the color. I havent been able to sell this one because it is otherwise perfect.

I have bought a handful of Fugigen Ibanez off the bay, and this is the nicest one. Many of them have had problems with the neck, or corroded hardware.

Anyway, I want to make the best of it with some colored pickups. Attached picture does not really capture the true color. It is mostly green, but has a mild blue tint to it in off light.

I am either going to go with Dimarzio Steve Vai Evolution set, or Duncan Full Shred set.

I was thinking Steve Vai set in Yellow/blue. Or maybe pink purple?

I will probably just chicken out and go with creme/black. The guitar needs some color!
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Here is the picture. My camera cant pick up the true color, but this is closest.
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Yellow/blue would look kind of weird. Maybe all yellow? All white would be interesting too.
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I'm thinking white pups too with matching knobs/switch tip of course.
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Yellow with yellow knobs or purple.



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pink/purple all the way dude!!!
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I'm thinking white pups too with matching knobs/switch tip of course.
Gotta agree with this one!
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I'd go with either all purple or purple/green.
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Having a dual-colored humbucker where one of the pickups is too close to the body color can make it look like single coils from far away.
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White. Please don't kill this beauty with bright, mix-matched pickups.

Though if they HAVE to be, I'm voting for pink.
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White. Please don't kill this beauty with bright, mix-matched pickups.

Though if they HAVE to be, I'm voting for pink.
This^^^

All white or cream/black zebra's are the ONLY way I would go!!!!
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This^^^

All white or cream/black zebra's are the ONLY way I would go!!!!
I think you are right.
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Black, none more black! Restore it, don't mod it. There are too many modded ones out there these days !!!
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