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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Finished this build up yesterday, plays great and sounds nasty 8O I went with a Dimarzio Norton Bridge and SD '59 Neck... The Norton is one of my favorite Bridge pickups now, it's mean and nasty, but not out of control hot. The body is Alder with a Flamed Maple Top and Walnut Veneer. Neck is...
  2. Pickups & wiring
    Well, after playing the stock IBZ pickups in my new Ibanez Premium RG920QM for a little bit, I did decide to change them out for a different set of DiMarzios. The IBZ pickups are actually really good, especially for their intended purpose of shredding and they also have really awesome clean...
  3. Pickups & wiring
    Hi ! I used to play classical guitar until a focal dystonia developed in my right hand middle finger therefore I decided to switch to electric guitar ( the cramp in the finger has no effect on picking ) but I'm a complete noob in that area so I need some help from you guys. I have an Ibanez...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    I want to give my LP Classic a more vintage tone, something good for blues, jazz and classic rock. Its current pickups are a Dimarzio Norton (bridge) and Dimarzio Bluesbucker (neck) are just not cutting it. I definitely want to go for pups with lower output, less midrange and more treble. For...
  5. Pickups & wiring
    Hello Everyone, I've never posted here before, but I've heard about this place for years. I'm glad to be here! I just picked up another RG570 in Sour Apple Sparkle. I owned one of these guitars about 7 or 8 years ago. I remember going through a bunch of different pickup swaps with it, but I...
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    not sure if i wanna get rid of these yet as they sound awesome, but every time i click into my overly gained up modern mode on the recto they just dont chuggawhee like i would like. Its a set of BKP Stormy Monday's with Alnico II mags. People on the bkp forums keep calling em slash in a pickup...
  7. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I have an Ibanez SZ520 that I am looking into replacing the pickups. I have a JB model, but it is a bit to bright and saturated for me. I also tried a Jazz in the neck but this was also too bright for me, I prefer something more creamier for the neck. Which would sound better for the neck, a...
  8. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I decided on a Lapis Blue SZ520QM from AMS, since the price was right. However, I believe it needs some improvements, and falls somewhat short in some areas: The pick-ups sound "decent", but very bright. I need some suggestions on a good set to warm up the tone a little. I thought of the...
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    Im clearing out the hardware and pickups. All this stuff is in really good shape. Please add $5.00 for shipping to price. If you wanted more then one item I will adjust shipping price. USA only please. Paypal is ok. Here goes. Pickups: Lace hot gold set cream $100 Dimarzio Air Classic Neck...
  10. Pickups & wiring
    I've a 96' Gibson SG Special, i gonna replace the 490T and 490R, any recommendation? I've selected Air Norton + Tone Zone, will the Tone Zone be too bassy n muddy on my sg? how about EVO?
  11. Pickups & wiring
    I picked up a RG420 for a winter project, it will need new pickups. I have always use the Super Distortion/PAF Pro combo. I was thinking about trying the SD JB/59 combo. I don't know how this would sound best in the basswood body. I am looking for Warren DeMartini's sound. Warren's guitars had...
  12. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I have a Flextone III 1x12 combo, and it's cool, ...but I guess I just want to find out what a tube amp is all about. The curiosity is just killing me so I want to get myself a good tube amp on a budget and, well, see if I can tell the difference, see what all the hype is about, see if I've...
  13. Pickups & wiring
    Yeah, I know you've probably heard it a thousand times but I really don't have a clue. I plan to get a new set of pickups for my 06 RG 1570, mainly coz it gives me something to work for (just got a summer job). I like to play mainly classic rock/old metal (Iron Maiden and old Metallica through...
  14. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    So, as many of you know, I have a Christopher Woods Jem body that was swirled by someone called "Biozanova" (of course I have NO IDEA who that is and the neck pocket is signed J.R. Mo... something. Dont know who that is either). I got it pretty much the way it is now. Body, pickguard, pots...
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    Hello Guys looking to get rid of a Black Dean Evo Noir very cheap. I have been so busy with work as of late that I just do not have the time to play it anymore or should I say just play it at all. It has been sitting in a gig bag for 4 months now. I want to sell the guitar to purchase a new HP...
  16. Pickups & wiring
    Hey all, Havn't posted here for a while, but I need some advice for a set of new pick-ups for my LP ( Sorry, I know theres loads of these threads ). It's a standard LP with a mahogany body. I play blues mostly, but dirty blues ala SRV, but I'm not looking for his sound if you know what...
  17. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    What would you say about them? appart of how cool they look :) Sbdy offered me a nice one but do not have the opportunity to try it. I love my 7Vwh but with basswood and those pickups... I do not know what to expect.
  18. Pickups & wiring
    How's a tone zone for instrumental rock like Satch or the like. I don't really want a Moe Joe or Fred because I play some harder stuff to. Thinking about a Tone Zone or breed.
  19. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hi, Its very rare to see production model guitars sporting pickups from diffrent manfacturers, apart from the washburn N4 I can't think of one. I understand this is going to partly come down to cost and certain guitar brands being endorsed by certain pickup brands. But does it really matter? Can...
  20. Pickups & wiring
    i have the olp mm1 and love it but i need a better pup, what would be closer to a evh sound?
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