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Hey guys !

I change my pups with dimarzios yesterday. It was my first time, i was scared a bit. But i did it ! And it was too easy ! Omg, i have waited for nothing in past months :mrgreen:
I know most of you guys dont like x2n and activators, but as a metalhead i love them so much. Actually x2n is my dream pup cause i'm big fan of Schuldiner. I have waited for this too long :)

Here's the photos:




And here's the first test video:
 

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I have that same model in Phantom blue (look at my family portrait thread in the Other Ibanez guitars section). Nice job installing those pups :D Also, those pups actually sound REALLY good. Which one were you using in the test video?

BTW, where did you install those pups? a desk or something in your house? A garage?
 

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Nice gear Matias ! I'm jealous about red one :p
I used x2n. Normally i would NEVER use bridge pup for arpeggios but Malone dude using bridge so i had to use it :)

In the house, on the table. I did a cover to table, and place the neck on a pillow. Actually its not a dirty work, dont need too precaution.
 

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Nice gear Matias ! I'm jealous about red one :p
I used x2n. Normally i would NEVER use bridge pup for arpeggios but Malone dude using bridge so i had to use it :)

In the house, on the table. I did a cover to table, and place the neck on a pillow. Actually its not a dirty work, dont need too precaution.
Ah, maybe I can do it in my apartment. I'm still scared of opening up stuff, although I did take out the humbucker on my 560 (purple one) to check for a serial number, but I didnt find one :/ That actually made my decision on pups for that guitar (AT-1, cruiser bridge for middle and neck positions).
 

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Ah, maybe I can do it in my apartment. I'm still scared of opening up stuff, although I did take out the humbucker on my 560 (purple one) to check for a serial number, but I didnt find one :/ That actually made my decision on pups for that guitar (AT-1, cruiser bridge for middle and neck positions).
Yea i know that feeling. I'm TOO clumsy, you cant believe it. I always broke glasses, drop my stuff ( except my guitars :mrgreen: ) but it's really too easy. Hold your screwdriver and go for it :p
It would take ONLY a hour or so.
 

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Yea i know that feeling. I'm TOO clumsy, you cant believe it. I always broke glasses, drop my stuff ( except my guitars :mrgreen: ) but it's really too easy. Hold your screwdriver and go for it :p
It would take ONLY a hour or so.
ONLY an hour? LOL well I need to get a soldering iron first so that's first one my list of things to buy... After my 560 pickup upgrade :D
 

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ONLY an hour? LOL well I need to get a soldering iron first so that's first one my list of things to buy... After my 560 pickup upgrade :D
Well, after you remove the strings, removing pups and replacing them takes hour. But with placing pickguard and other things it would take 2 hour :mrgreen:
You can do it after breakfast on a sunday. Your guitar will be ready to play till midday.
 

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Well, after you remove the strings, removing pups and replacing them takes hour. But with placing pickguard and other things it would take 2 hour :mrgreen:
You can do it after breakfast on a sunday. Your guitar will be ready to play till midday.
So if I was going to do it, I'd need to spend half a day off working on it. I take ALOT of time with everything I do so :/
 

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Nice job! New pickups can really transform the sound! This is one pickup which I have never tried before. Hope they sound great!

:)
 
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