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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-21-2016, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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RG1520GK Roland ready, pickup options

UPS delivered my RG1520GK Roland ready, and I like everything about this guitar except the pickups. I'm looking for something brighter, especially for the bridge pickup.

I know the stock pickups are a little lower profile than some aftermarket pickups.

Does anyone here have any experience changing the pups in this rare bird?

After doing a little online shopping, and sound clip surfing, I think I'd like something along the lines of the Seymore Duncan JB Trembucker, which sounds cleaner and brighter to me.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-22-2016, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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I'm new to Ibanez guitars, so forgive my ignorance. Is there a list of direct replacement pickups for RG models anywhere online? What I've read so far makes me think that some are not a easy no mod install. HELP!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-27-2016, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: RG1520GK Roland ready, pickup options

Going with Seymour Duncan Full Shred in the bridge and Jazz in the neck
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-28-2016, 02:18 AM
 
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Re: RG1520GK Roland ready, pickup options

As i remember 1520 does not has plate, so check will seymour duncan pickups base plate fit in 1520 body, I mean part of pickup baseplate with threads for screws.
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