AndrewChrist
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Join date: Dec 2009
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#1
so recently i bought a schecter omen 8 and i'm looking to change the bridge pickup, i want a passive pickup for a djenty tone, don't mind the budget, i'm gonna start saving money after i've decided. Suggestions?
thebestjoe
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#2
Dimarzio recently released the Ionizer, Tosin Abasi's sig pickup. If that doesn't get djent for you from a pickup, nothing will other than a Lungren M8 (Meshuggah sig pickup)

Edit: Amp and its EQ are more important than pickups though.
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emerald876
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#3
Bare Knuckle Aftermath. The DJENTIEST of them all.
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Carl6661
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#4
Go and look up Bare Knuckle Pickups, I think I'm correct in saying that all of their humbuckers (Except the Black Hawk) are available in eight-string.

The BKP Aftermath and Painkiller are meant to be great for the whole djent thing, but have a look at the others too, or even email them and get a recommendation. Dimarzio have the D-Activators, and have recently introduced a Tosin Abasi signature pickup, they're both worth looking at. Lundgren M8's would probably suit you, but from what I remember they're very expensive.
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Last edited by Carl6661 at Jan 23, 2013,
Showiddlydiddly
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#5
Usually I would fanboy the hell out of Bareknuckle in a thread like this, but I'd be more inclined to look at the Ionizer first. Djent as anything you could ask for, and then some.
zakarai
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#6
Either the Bareknuckle Aftermaths, Painkillers or the EMG 808's

But as everyone else, I must tell you to look at the Aftermaths FIRST!
AndrewChrist
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Join date: Dec 2009
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#7
bare knuckle was my first option too, but the thing is i live in romania and it's kinda hard to find something like that around here, what i did find was a dimarzio d activator. should i get it or try and find a way to get a bareknuckle?
emerald876
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#8
Ordering direct from BK is the main way you go about getting the pickups. They hand wind them to each order.
Guitars:
LTD Viper 300FM
Jackson DX10D
MIM Tele
MIM Strat
Amps:
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe - Stock Eminence Legend
Peavey Ultra Plus 120 Watt Head
Rivera R412T - Loaded with Celestion V30s
Pedals:
Boss NS-2
TC Flashback X4
TC Trinity Reverb