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Kinman AVn pickups - advice sought
I'm thinking of upgrading the pickups on my (approx 10 year old) US strat and the Kinman Avn pickups seem to get some good press. Has anyone got first hand experience of them ?. Thanks in anticipation
by bluegirl
What pickups can i put on my esp ltd ec-200qm guitar to get ...
what pickups can i put on my esp ltd ec-200qm guitar to get a better metal sound and clean sound
by Guest
Coil Tap on Factory Fitted Gibson Pickups
Is it possible to install a coil tap on a Factory Fitted 490R or 490T. According to the Gibson website Factory-installed 490R and 490T pickups have two conductor wiring.
by myshare
Tele pickups?
Hi all, I've got an old fender esquire (reissue) and would like to start using it for gigs. It plays nicely but sounds a bit too wiry if you know what I mean... So any suggestion for a replacement ...
by Orion437
Stockists of Seymour Duncan pickups needed urgently
as some of you know I'm building a Telecaster at the moment and I need to track down a SD Little '59 neck p/up in black. I've phoned round loads of places and no-one so far has one, so if you know of ...
by Dolemerts
Switching pickups/humbuckers
I have a 1970s encore hollowbody. I may need to switch up some of the electronics. Can modern day pickups or humbuckers work for a vintage guitar? ...
by Joshua
Which DiMarzio pickups for Godin Artisan TC
I'm looking for replacement pickups for Godin Artisan TC, which has a tele-shaped basswood body with carved maple top, maple neck and ebony figerboard, 25.5' scale length, two strat-sized pickups ...
by irishpriest
DeArmond (Rowe) pickups. I have a Mogar acoustic/ electric guitar. I played...
DeArmond (Rowe) pickups. I have a Mogar acoustic/ electric guitar. I played this when I was about 14 / 15 now I/m 65+, my father had it well before then. Story goes he got it from a Spanish trucker ...
by Guest
Which are the most who sounding pickups
Which guitar pickups would most closely replicate along with the gibson sg, etc, Pete Townshend's Who sound and John Entwistle's (with his gibson thunderbird or fender p) 'Who' sound?
by donayullss
Multiple pickups ??
i have an acoustic guitar with a shadow sound hole magnetic pick, however i use a loop station and my guitar as a percusion insturment which the magnetic pick up will not pickup... i added a peizo ...
by tombaker1993
Are Agile 3000 pickups 4 conductor? If they are I might just...
Are Agile 3000 pickups 4 conductor? If they are I might just have to get one.
by Guest
Need your advice, Pickups for Coil Tapping
I just got my first real Gibson Les Paul (yay) and now am going to turn my old Epi LP in to a coil tapped version. However, I'm assuming, (as is my guitar tech who has not seen it yet, but just ...
by Mac
Peavey upgrade - choosing pickups
Hi all, I have decided to revamp my first ever guitar, an early 90's Peavey Predator. For those of you who don't know it, it's a surprisingly good (for the money) Strat copy. I've moved onto better ...
by 135Guy
Strat pickups in series
Dear All Does anyone have any ideas on the benefits of series strat pickup wiring. I'm tempted to fit a pull switch to wire either the neck pickup in series with the bridge pickup, or the middle ...
by Mirinee
Hi, I have a strat with two humbucker pickups that belongs to a mate of min...
Hi, I have a strat with two humbucker pickups that belongs to a mate of mine. the two bass strings E & A boom out and keep resonating for ages, this happens on nearly all fret positions ,until I go ...
by Guest mike hutchings
Coil tapped pickups
i have an es 335 57 dot reissue guitar the sound is awesome through my 1978 peavey deuce 120 watt 2x12 combo but i would like to split the coil for a more tinny sound when playing 60s sounds like the ...
by tony bambrough
Seth Lover Pickups
Anyone tried Seymour Duncan's 'Seth Lover' pickups on a Les Paul Double Cutaway (a maple-capped, tone-chambered instrument from 1998)? What did you think?
by AlfaCentavra
Bill Lawrence pickups UK delivery...
Hi, Has anyone on here ordered some pickups from Bill lawrence (http://www.billlawrence.com) Just wondering about UK delivery lead times etc (What I'll be told from an enquiry is probably different ...
by nucshuco
What is the deal with Vintage pickups? I have noticed that t...
What is the deal with Vintage pickups? I have noticed that there seems to be a trend towards them, and I was wondering if they really are better than what is made today?
by Guest
Hi Y'all! Hope all is well with everybody. I was crusin' the pickups sectio...
Hi Y'all! Hope all is well with everybody. I was crusin' the pickups section, looking to get a clue on a pair of replacements for my Oscar Schmidt by Washburn Les Paul. Didn't have much luck finding ...
by aaa7man
What is the Value of Changing pickups?
Hi I know a lot of people change the pickups and I am wondering what the value is for doing this? And, how hard it is to do it yourself? What do you need to know? Thanks
by Lance
WANTED: Broken single coil strat-type pickups
Has anyone got any of these they would be prepared to part with? Ideally I'm after old single coil strat-type pickups with broken windings, or just the bobbins if anyone has any.
by Orion437
Re: Epi Dot - What are all the knobs for ?
If the strings are close enough to the pickups, pushing them down to touch the pickups can be sufficient to get a click form an 'on' pickup. This is useful if checking out a guitar in a s/h shop to ...
by Eustacia
Re: What does the term "TFL-5000D" mean on the 1968 Dual Showman...
He was talking about the three (3) 1974 model year guitars you mentioned, I'm envious. Nothing wrong with a MIM (1996) Stratocaster as that is my go to guitar and I have a few higher end guitars ...
by kcbuck
Value of Your Guitars "Acoustic, Electric, Bass, & Amps"
Dear Fellow Members of My Guitar Buddies: If you are interested in selling your guitars or amps, or just wanting to know their value I do have; * The Blue Book of Electric Guitars * The ...
by kcbuck
Re: I have a squire supersonic made in japan,any idea what its worth
kcbuck wrote: Neck: Your Squier Super-Sonic by Fender per the serial number was made at the FujiGen Plant in Japan between the years of 1985 and 1986, which makes it a 1985 model year. The value ...
by MDR88
Re: FAIRMONT ELECTRIC GUITAR
Did you ever check the pickups been reading a lot that there is only single coil pickups under a humbucker cover
by tony
Re: I JUST BOUGHT AN "OSCAR SCHMIDT" BY WASHBURN, LES PAUL MODEL GUITAR. hOW WO...
THE MODEL IS OE20TS. SORRY FOR THE ROOKIE INQUIRY. THE FIT AND FINISH IS OLD SCHOOL STYLE TRAP FRET MARKERS, OLD GOLD KNOBS IT'S BANDED AND SERIALIZED. MAN DOES IT SHINE. TOBACCO SUNBURST. THE ...
by aaa7man
Re: Fujigen Gakki- what makes were made there?
... y were MIK but had vintage stylings, steel saddles,steel blocks, full size pots, ash bodies, alnico pickups(w/ reverse wound ...
by leftybob
How do Acoustic Electric guitars amplify the sound?
The question has been posed;How do acoustic electric guitars amplify the sound?I'm not an expert on this by any means, but an electric acoustic amplifies the sound in a number of ways: 1. The same ...
by Sparky2
Re: The bridge of my guitar is sticking up
... ak, but the problem you will cause by having the bridge too low will put the strings too low to the pickups and neck frets closest to the guitar body, besides preventing use of the tremolo bar, as ...
by Stringfellow
Re: Problems in buying a new Gibson SG Standard
:evil: Hello Everyone: everyone does have an opinion, but I am sticking to my guns on my comment about Gibsons. the newest piece of **** to hit the SG line is the Tuxedo SG. it is a "PLYWOOD" ...
by bgc_knight_saber
Re: Orlando electric guitar
I HAVE A GIBSON BLACK BEAUTY AS THEY WERE CALLED. MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY, TWO GOLD PICKUPS I BOUGHT IN 1969 I STILL HAVE IT. I THEN BOUGHT A COPY Les Paul BLACK BEAUTY CALLED Orlando IN 1970 looks ...
by SANTA GARRICK
Iam trying to identify my John Birch model. It seems to be a...
Iam trying to identify my John Birch model. It seems to be a JB1 but every one I've seen has 4 pots on plus a 3way toggle switch.Mine is the same but has an extra pot which is actually another 3 way ...
by Guest
Re: Do you know anything about Fairmont guitars made in japan
Hi, I've got a Fairmont Stratocaster copy bought in 78-79 in Switzerland. Got separated from it for 17 years but got it back. It is my first guitar ever and to this day sounds better than my more ...
by Zoran
Pickup Poles and Their Spacing
So a friend and I were discussing a project they were working on, a change of pickups. Wanting to keep the original covers with the new pickups. The spacing was different and could not use the ...
by leftybob
Re: How do i make my guitar sound very tinny and sharp? such as ...
It is not so hard. If your guitar has two pickups only turn the bridge pick up on. The neck and middle pickups should be turned off. Treble on the guitar and amp turn up, if you have a mid range ...
by kevinpaul
Re: I have a Hohner HG-430LP Cherry Sunburst- from what I understand it is also...
... law-suit guitar based upon the copying of the Gibson headstock style (open book / page shape). The ...
by kcbuck
Re: I have a Vox Hurricane electric guitar serial # 229161. Do have any info on...
Juan: The Hurricane is also similar to the VOX Spitfire, except it only has 2 single coil pickups (no mid body pickup) and it was made between 1965 and 1967. The current listed resale value is: Exc+ ...
by kcbuck
I just picked up a mid 70's sg looking short scale bass guit...
Mansfield SG Bass 70's short scale I just picked up a mid 70's SG EBO style, short scale bass guitar made by a company by the name of Mansfield. made in Japan. I'm hoping to find more details on ...
by Pat

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