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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-21-2013, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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Universe pups replacement

Hey folks, looking for input on replacing the pups on a Universe project.

I absolutely love the Blaze pairing on my other Uni's. With this project I'm interested I trying different manufacturers and models (Dimarzio EV7 + AN, bare knuckle, SD, etc...).

Can you peeps share your thoughts on your recent experiences on using non-blaze pups on a Uni or basswood 7 string?

I like scorching leads, warm/fluid neck type tones.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-25-2013, 09:50 PM
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Re: Universe pups replacement

Well...when I bought my green dot, it had a bartolini pickup in the neck, no mid p/u, and the factory blaze in the bridge. The blaze was too bright and the bartolini too dark. So, I did a little routing and some painting and BAM, EMG's. An 81-7 and 707. I'm happy with them. I know that EMG's aren't for everyone, but they shouldn't be ruled out. After all, if you don't like them, you can go back stock with only a pickgard change.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-26-2013, 12:01 AM
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Re: Universe pups replacement

I had evos in mine, which are a crisper blaze. I have BKP aftermaths in my rgd 2127zwhich rule. But im a death metal guy so ymmv.

I found blazes and evos to be too scoopy, not enough cut/grind.
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