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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2003, 02:11 PM Thread Starter
 
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this may sound weird but...

is it better to use the same brand of pickups for all three postions in a h/s/h configuration or can you use different brands with no drawbacks?

sorry for asking a stupid question
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2003, 02:54 PM
 
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Use whatever pickups you think sound best...its all about personal taste man! The only thing I wouldn't reccomend is mixing actives (EMGs, for example) and passives (EG Dimarzio's), cus there hard to wire and you would get a big volume difference when switching from one to the other. Apart from that...do what pleases your ears and your wallet
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2003, 03:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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i have a rg470....still not making enough money to buy a jem. i wanted to change the stock PUs for new ones. since it doesn't have a pickguard i need a great single coil that will fit in the space provided. any suggestions?


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