#1
Hi everybody,

I'm searching for some bad-ass pick ups that have a heavier sound then the P-90 pick ups. I am not looking for a heavy metal sound but just something with more crunch!

can anybody help me ?

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#2
Seymour Duncan has a lot of great pickups that will give you more power without necessarily laying out a "metal" tone. JB, SH-5, and SH-11 models are all very versatile and any of them might have the tone you're after.
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#4
What amp are you playing through, dude? You won't really get the ballsy sound you're after without a ballsy amp tbh.
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#6
Ah right, fair enough :P As breadfan suggested, a JB/'59 set would be a good idea although it'd be nice to know what guitar they're going into.
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Ah right, fair enough :P As breadfan suggested, a JB/'59 set would be a good idea although it'd be nice to know what guitar they're going into.


+1, although I like the Jazz instead of 59', 59's seems a little too bassy.
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#9
I used to play on EMG, but the moment I switched to Seymour Duncan, the quality just climbed exponentially! Sound can range from jazzy round clean, to bright slightly crunch clean, all the way to great round and bright heavy sound with so much variation in tonality.

For me at least, EMG pickups felt a bit thinner, and lacked some depth.
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+1, although I like the Jazz instead of 59', 59's seems a little too bassy.

Interesting, because I find the Jazz to be too bassy. The 59 cleans up better in the neck and is more open. The hotter wind of the Jazz adds some congestion in the low mids that is just generally unpleasant in a rolled-off clean tone. Both sound great for medium-high gain leads. However, I tried the 59 in an LTD EC at Guitar Center through a Bugera, and I tired the Jazz in an RR3 through a Randall MTS.\

Want balls and crunch? Duncan JB, maybe a Gibson 498T, and a Bare Knuckle Black Dog all sound like good ideas.
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#11
If you want crunch, the crunch lab would be a good choice. Nice sound for a ceramic.
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