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post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 06-11-2016, 06:30 AM Thread Starter
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NPD: SD Black Winter & Custom single coil

Some months ago I ordered a special set to Seymour Duncan custom shop for my old Ibanez FGM100. I ordered a Black Winter coloured set and a custom single coil designed to fit the sound of the black winter on split positions

This is how they look:

And this is how the guitar looks:

Closer look:

I tried many pickups in this guitar: Dual Sound/HS3/Air Norton, Crunch Lab/HS3/Liquifire and Steve's Special/Air Norton S/Air Norton... None of them sounds as good as the Black Winter. They have a lot of gain but still sound clear. This guitar always had muddy sound until now.

I don't like the middle pickup alone sound, so I also installed a Schaller Megaswitch E that allows me this pickup setup:

2-Bridge split & Middle
3-Bridge split & Neck split
4-Neck split & Middle

In split positions, there is a lot less of volume loss that when I had the HS3 installed.

I'll try to record something in a few days so you can hear how it sounds. I'm very happy with the new set and the guitar is ready to rock 25 years more!
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