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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-04-2009, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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What pickups are in my 88 540R?

They are all IBZUSA pickups with no other markings.
What are they?
thanks for the help
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-04-2009, 07:44 PM
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Re: What pickups are in my 88 540R?

They are IBZUSA first generation pickups. They are made in the USA by Dimarzio, the singles are stacked humbuckers. I've heard people say the humbucker was something on par with a PAFPro, but I don't know that I've ever thought that exactly.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-04-2009, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Re: What pickups are in my 88 540R?

Thanks, they sound very very dark and midrangish. I was wondering if someone had modified the control pots or if all 3 pickups just sound that dark.
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