#1
Can someone recommend me a 7 string pickup combo for my Ibanez AX7221? For the bridge I was looking for a pickup that has lots of clarity for that progressive/djent kind of stuff. I play a little bit of everything from like August Burns Red, I The Breather, Haunted Shores etc. And for the bridge something thats really smooth and clear for the same kind of progressive djent kind of genre. thanks.
#3
under 100 for each pickup, i can order pretty much from anywhere except overseas so BKs are pretty much out of the question
#6
Not at all the amp I would use for that, but that's another topic...

D-Activator 7's or Crunch Lab 7/D Activator 7 or Liquifire 7.
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#7
DiMarzio D-Sonic/Liquifire.

I say the D-Sonic because I personally don't like the Crunch Lab. But it is very popular for djent, so just give them both a listen and decide for yourself.

You could also go with a Seymour Duncan Custom/59.
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#8
There's no way you're getting a prog metal/djent-y tone out of the JCA20. Swapping your pickups won't help you getthere with that amp.
#10
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Although I would highly recommend getting a new amp first.
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#11
even boosted the JCA20 is only just going to get there for what you want, and it isnt voiced at all for what you want. i'd recommend getting a new amp first, then if you're still unhappy swap out the pickups. Crunch Lab/Liquifire is the best all round combo if you cant go down the route of BKPs
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#12
New amp first guy!
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