#1
Though i'm about to buy a new guitar+amp, throwing away my old Cort X-6 seems a bit too sad for me, so i wanted to know if a pickup change will improve something...

i'm interested in changing the bridge pickup only and to use the guitar for some high gain Drop B stuff.
the guitar's condition is good and it seems like the total build quality is descent...

what do u guys think? does one of the pickups i mentioned in the title will make a difference?

this is the guitar btw: http://www.guitar.com.au/guitars/electric/cort/x6.htm

thanks!
#3
if you like the feel of the guitar then any upgrade is worth it....a pick up change will certainly make a nice change
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#9
a new amp is on the way..and a guitar, but i still want to keep my old one useful..so basically, my question is does it worth to change to these high grade pickups on a low quality guitar..
what about coil tap switching in the cort x6? is it a problem to rewire it to the new pickup?

does it matter if i get a female alpaca or a male alpaca?
#10
It really depends if you think the guitar sounds good intrinsically. If you like playing it and you think it sounds alright unplugged then there is no reason you shouldn't.
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#11
thank you!
last thing-is there any mesurements\spacings\wiring i need to consider by fitting the pickup?
#12
Quote by Darkanus
thank you!
last thing-is there any mesurements\spacings\wiring i need to consider by fitting the pickup?


Generally pickups are measured out depending on what position they're in (bridge or neck) and what type of bridge it is, since floating/floyd rose style trems tend to have wider spacing than hardtail bridges.
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#13
are you saying that a bridge pickup doesn't have the same mesurements as a nick pickup?
i do have a FR tremolo system. if i'm right, i need a 53MM pickup spacing or so?
how about the wiring? connecting it all together with the coil tap option is not an issue?
#16
The pickup dimensions are the same. The only difference is the pole pieces.

For the bridge pickup you will want the wider 53mm. It doesn't actually make a difference to sound, it just means that they will match up with the strings better.

Read the stickied guitar wiring thread for wiring
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