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BKP, Lundgren users, pls come in..

3910 Views 8 Replies 5 Participants Last post by  psychoshredder

I hear/read from his site about the BKP and Lundgren pickups.
Interested to try, but the pickups gonna cost a fortune ( compare to regular Dimarzio or duncans), So better to ask opinion before buying.

I have a problem with 'twang', it's slight buzzing because of my picking attack, and maybe the action of the guitar too.
this twang only get annoying when playing with distortions.

with bright pickups ( Duncan Distortion, dimebucker) the twang got worse.
with darker sounding pickups ( Duncan Parallel Axis Distortion, Tone Zone, Dactivator X) the twang is still under tolerance.
so far, I think the PATB2B is the best for me. It's just got the right amount of EQ to compensate the twang, and the level of gain is perfect too. Tone Zone is OK, but not really my taste. Dactivator X has so much gain so the bass respond and resonance sometimes too much.. yeah + I'm not that kind of guy who loves to tweek the amp eq....

So I do realize, I'm looking for dark sounding pickup to compensate the twang.

BKP warpig is less treble, maybe it's a good choice.
Lundgren..? M6 maybe? what do you think?

So any opininion from the users of the mentioned pickups , please feel free to jump in.

PS : I'm not looking to replace any of the pickups from my existing guitars, but considering the right pickups for the very next guitar I'm gonna buy .. :)
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the twang is naturally comes from the way I pick and the action of the guitar.
i can't change the way I play now..
I can't adjust the action anymore, it's not too low, not too high, if I get it higher, the twang is maybe gone, but the guitar is unplayable.
Neck relief is normal, accordingly to the factory set up recommendation.

So it's now left me with options :
1. using heavier sting gauge...need to adjust all the things again, which I really hate to do.
2. using darker pickups... easiest way.

As you mention using different vol/tone pot, it's kinda new to me. I' using standard 500k pots, what do you suggest?

And comparing between duncans and BKP, what do you think?
Is that true that BKP has more in everything?
Please tell me your honest opinion about comparing those two...

thank you!!
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thanks for the respond guys.

As for other than pickups, I don't feel I want to change anything.
I just purchased some sets of heavier gauge strings, let see what we got after replacing the strings.
yeah, 09-42, my pick is 1.0mm ibanez paul gilbert shape.

now, changing to 9.5-44 Daddario. but just don't have time to replace the strings.
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