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Old 08-17-2013, 08:37 PM   #141
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Originally Posted by shredzilla19
I've heard that actives don't voice the wood of the guitar as well as passives do, is that true or not?

That is pretty much true. The wood effects them a little, but not like it does passive pickups.
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Old 04-11-2015, 11:57 PM   #142
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Did the 18 volt reversible thing on my 2000 Les Paul standard with EMG 81/85. Plenty of room in cavity. I think it gives a thicker more ballsy sound. Definitely going to stick with it. I have another with the dragonfire 81/85 version and also one with GFS REDActives. Do you think it's safe to try this on both of those? I can't see 18 volts being enough to really screw anything up.
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Old 09-15-2015, 08:00 AM   #143
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I have an EMG 85/81 with 1 volume 1 tone and a EMG three way. It works fine with a standard 1/4 inch cable, but with a stereo cable the volume doesn’t work. It's just always on.

Anyone have any idea what’s going on?
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