#1
I have a Gibson Les Paul Gem Series I'd like to change the pickups in. I play mostly metalcore and some pop punk. What type of pickups should I get? I was think about emg-81's but would like to get some input on this decision.
xxxNames Aaron,
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#3
Currently I'm using a Line 6 half stack, hopefully I'll have a 6505+ in the next year however.
And I can spend about $210 max right now

Edit: Line 6 Spider II sorry
xxxNames Aaron,
Would Love To Get A Band,
Talk To Me I'm Nice.
Last edited by xxthreatsignal at May 16, 2010,
#5
Quote by forsaknazrael
Skip the new pickups for now. Keep saving for the 6505, new pickups won't make a big difference in your tone now.

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#6
changing pickups shouldn't be done just for the hell of it, it should be done to improve something of your already decent tone that's lacking. therefore, i'd wait till you have the peavey, then we can decide what would be best
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#7
I don't think the small solid state would enjoy the high output from actives that much...
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#8
Check out DiMarzio Super Distortion pickups.

They have a good tone for both metal and punk.
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#9
AFTER you get a new amp, check out some Motor City Nukes or Solutions. Haven't played them, but have heard very good things.
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#11
Quote by nutinpwnsgibson
changing pickups shouldn't be done just for the hell of it, it should be done to improve something of your already decent tone that's lacking. therefore, i'd wait till you have the peavey, then we can decide what would be best


i'm not changing pickups for the hell of it haha. I need to change them because I can't play anything high gain with the p-90 single coils.
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Talk To Me I'm Nice.
#12
Quote by xxthreatsignal
i'm not changing pickups for the hell of it haha. I need to change them because I can't play anything high gain with the p-90 single coils.



Sell the guitar, buy the 6505 and a better suited guitar for your tastes?
I have no idea what the Gibson's worth, so this might just be a retard suggestion :P