#1
Okay, so I've purchased two pickups:

1. Seymour Duncan SHR-1n
2. EMG HZ S-2

The seymour duncan neck pickup has a DC Resistance of about 10.6Kohms and the emg with 6.6Kohms.

My question is, can I put the SHR-1 (neck pickup) in the bridge position and the emg in the neck? I understand that the SHR-1 bridge pickup has about 16Kohms, therefor the neck pickup has a lower output, but it does have more than the EMG, so would it still sound good in the bridge?

Thanks

EDIT: Does anyone else find the wires on SD's freakishly thin? I have wire strippers with a .14mm^2 hole and it's still too big. I guess I have to buy a new pair of strippers
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Last edited by ~Shred Hero~ at Jun 3, 2010,
#2
Yes, normally bridge pickups have a lower output, as to sounding good, that is all opinion.

and they're fairly thin.


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#3
DC resistance isn't terribly useful for determining output unless it is between pickups of similar construction. That doesn't tell you the wire gauge, number of turns, or magnet strength and composition.
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