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  1. Pickups & wiring
    I'm just wondering what Dimarzio pups you guys have in your strats, both humbuckers and singles, and how do you like them?
  2. Pickups & wiring
    Ahoy hoy, Sourcing 2 PAF pros to put in my project painting/electronics RG505 that I got from the bay... but I need a decent single? What pickup would match? I want a nice bluesy/strat kind sound from it but not sure - most of the ones on the Dimarzio site all sound quite similar so need a...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Anyone have one? It kinda has me gas'n for it. http://www.fender.com/products//search.php?partno=0101580852
  4. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    In my quest for the ever-cool "swiss army knife" I stumbled upon an idea based on a pair of unfortunate incidents. Let me preface by letting you all know that I have a cool Steinberger GS with a Sustainiac in it, my Bernie Rico Jr. has a piezo bridge with coil-tapped EMGs, I have a Suhr on the...
  5. Pickups & wiring
    i was planning to get the hs-3/yjm/yjm set on my 57 Ri strat , but after reading certain reviews on the hs-3 and yjm set i was abit turned off but the reviews saying on dry the tone is and is lower output then the stock fender pickups. so after going after the dimarzio page i saw the dimarzio...
  6. Polls
    HH vs HSH? I do prefer HH over HSH config. Less cluttered, looks better, and IMO additional split tones are definitely not worth losing those sleek HH looks. And on a serious side, tones like split neck + middle s don't really have any real big advantage over split HH. :wave:
  7. Pickups & wiring
    Hello guys, I'm close to get a new single coil (neck position) to my strat, I'm looking for clarity and a bit more gain (than the fender AM S coils), all that without loosing the strat sound, what pickup can yo recommend me?
  8. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi all, I've been away from this site to avoid GAS for sometime now, but I find myself climbing the wall with GAS again and this is where it leads me. :) Lately I've been checking out the Caparison guitars and I'm afraid I'm hellbent on getting one. I'm looking into the Dellinger and TAT...
  9. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    hey, Just wondering if anyone has any ideas on the next jem if there will be anouther one which there probably will considering there very popular. Ideas, what it will look like, when will it come out. i know they recently released the 7vbk.
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Those with experience with Suhr guitars. Are they So good? because are pretty pricey. Please do not talk just by reference but by own experience ;)
  11. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Just wondered what the rg450's are like. Are they a cheaper version of say a 550? Anyone here got one? Heres one for sale Item number: 190203389360 thanks
  12. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I have a Gibson SG STD. I bought it because the neck was nice and the fingerboard on this particular one is uber sweet. It is a joy to play. I've never been very fond of the looks of the SG though. After having it about a year, it mostly stays in it's case because I've come to really be...
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I bought this the other day and it need a little bit of work. The Bridge was tarnished but after a little polish and eblow grease it shines very nice. Frets were in good shape but need a leveling so I did that (my first time) and a good job I must say so. A little Fret Doctor on the fingerboard...
  14. Pickups & wiring
    I've just recently put a pair of Breeds in my RG1570, along with a Blue Velvet in the center. However I'm really not happy with the BV and am looking to change to something else. I had to special order the BV, and unfortunately the shop had ordered the bridge instead of the neck pickup, and...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Firstly If you're here to hate on relics then what the hell are you doing in a thread with relic in the tittle? If you dislike them so much then I don't understand why you read threads about them? Ibanezcollector makes some nice relic jobs to Strats and he always makes a realy good thread about...
  16. Pickups & wiring
    Hi everyone, I need some help. I have Music Man Silhouette (HSH) with DiMarzio Air Norton (neck) and D-sonic (bridge). Now I'm looking for a most suitable middle pickup to achieve kind of strat sound. I did try DiMarzio Cruiser but I don't like the way it sounds in the middle position. I would...
  17. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I own a Yamaha Pacifica 521. Alder body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard. http://www.jemsite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72499 I want to replace the pickups, and I will go with Seymour Duncans. On the bridge, I will put a JB. I just love that pickup! However, I don't really know what to put in...
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey all, I'm looking for a set of pups to replace the stock ones in an 80's MIJ Squier strat. I'd be looking for a vintage strat sound, without the hum. I'm thinking maybe Vintage noiseless . . . Thoughts?
  19. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I ran across what appears to be an 86 RG140 in very good condition, tho I have yet to play it. Here's a picture of what I'm talking about (black one, second from right): Does anybody know what type of neck this model has? I'm assuming it's not an origial Wizard, so I'm curious as to the...
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