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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-26-2006, 05:51 AM Thread Starter
 
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Meshuggah sound in B tuned RG550?Which PU..?

Trying to get a Meshuggah sound in my B tuned RG550? Which PU..? Any experiences..ideas..? Please don.t tell me the Lundgren model..i am sure that it is awesome..but it is too expensive for me..and it is difficult to purchase it from Serbia..I have DiMarzios and Duncans i here..
And I do not have money for the 7 string..
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-03-2006, 05:17 AM
 
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Re: Meshuggah sound in B tuned RG550?Which PU..?

EMG´s are probably the best choice for this tuning !
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Re: Meshuggah sound in B tuned RG550?Which PU..?

yeah, EMG's have a wider frequency range than most standard pickups and they are really tight with high gain. So they really kick ass for lower tuned guitars and high gain articulation.
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Re: Meshuggah sound in B tuned RG550?Which PU..?

I would also agree that EMGs are the way to go. I've actually gotten to a point where I can't stand using any pickups BUT EMGs simply because I've gotten use to the clarity and power that they provide even when downtuned.
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