#1
Im wanting to get new pickups for my guitar i play metal all kinds of different bands im just trying get an idea of some good metal pickups ive got 250 to spend on them
#3
Gimme an idea of what you play the most, or what you plan on playing in the future.

Edit: DAMN! The kid's got a full stack.

Go with some EMG's. 81 85 set is good if you plan on playing rythm as well.
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uhh its a jackson warrior,i play a lot of lamb of god stuff,system of a down,as i lay dying that sort of stuff.yeah 250 dollars
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Gimme an idea of what you play the most, or what you plan on playing in the future.

Edit: DAMN! The kid's got a full stack.

Go with some EMG's. 81 85 set is good if you plan on playing rythm as well.


a pretty crappy stack...

and it wouldn't be TOO hard to install actives. You might have to get someone to rout out a cavity for you, but it's been done.
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Yes, it would have to be set up and wired differently I think.
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#11
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would it be hard to get active pickups installed in a guitar that didnt originally have them?

Not really. I did it on my Ibanez RG100 or 200 or something like that and wasn't very hard at all.
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would it be hard to get active pickups installed in a guitar that didnt originally have them?

In most cases the battery can fit in one of the control cavities so there's no need to route anything extra. See if you can fit a battery in the cavity before you buy I suppose
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#15
EMG but get a pair of the coil tap ones. I think they are the 89/81
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#17
Duncan Livewire 18 volt in the bridge
a warmer DiMarzio like the breed or evo neck pup in the neck

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#18
Well I take it that you need passive p\u's, and judging by your user name are a fan of Lamb of God. Seymore Duncan SH-8 Invader is a great p\u for metal. The pretty much have the highest output of any passive p\u, besides the Dimebucker. Also the Invader is the p\u's that Lamb of God uses. The sound very warm and have great harmonic tone. The downside, they arent the greatest for clean tones. As then tend to sound slightly overdriven, and can be a tad noisey. But, if you run a decent noise gate (isp decimator or similar) its a non issue.
#19
I've heard blackouts sound warmer and overall more 'alive' than EMG's...but I've never personaly played a guitar with blackouts. just givin some food for thought.
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