How do you tell if a pickup is reversed? - Jemsite
Pickups & wiring Discussion about pickup types, replacements, recomendations, switching, wiring diagrams and sustainer systems for ANY guitar, JEMs included.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-18-2005, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 1,006
How do you tell if a pickup is reversed?

I will be getting my guitar back from the shop late next week and i just remember that the bridge pickup sounded really thick for a bridge pickup. The pinch harmonics were kinda weak. I am using a super distortion in an alder body. Is this normal? I think my tech might have put it in backwards because both sides look the same (12 allen screws). How would i tell if it is reversed? Any indication on the bottom or something?

Thanks in advance for the info.
Kontalonis is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-18-2005, 05:55 PM
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Delta, B.C., Canada
Posts: 383
Re: How do you tell if a pickup is reversed?

the Super Distortion is the same regardless of orientation... it's just a dark pup...
pinto79 is offline  
Reply

Tags
alder body , bridge pickup , pinch harmonics , super distortion

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reversed pickups + reversed volume pot, RG550 Devon8822 Pickups & wiring 3 03-07-2010 07:30 PM
Paf joe....reversed or not? zithon Pickups & wiring 4 12-03-2009 12:40 AM
Ibanez JS Neck Pickup - Is it Reversed? scarello Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 5 01-30-2009 01:27 PM
rg 770 reversed? pimVAI All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 5 02-01-2003 11:05 AM
reversed neck pickup. why? johank Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 20 07-12-2002 02:10 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome