First of all, no this has nothing to do with the EMG Het Set. I was just wondering how far James keeps the pickups from the string. My pickup fell inside my guitar a while ago and ever since I did a custom height it didn't have the [exact] sound I want. So what the distance between the pickup and the strings, would you say.
they are active, correct? active pickups always need to be as close to the strings as possible as their actual magnetic field is much weaker than passive pickups.
Mesa F-30 - 1x12 V30
PRS SE Custom 24 (GFS Crunchy PATs)
PRS SE Singlecut (Evo/Air Norton)
1989 Starforce (GFS PowerRails)
Morley Tremonti Power Wah, TS7 (808-Mod), Pitchblack, Boss DD-3, DE FnC

What kind of pickups are they?
And why would you want them to be set as high as Hetfield's when not even using the same pickups?

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How is this not a settings thread?

Bravo TS for such a ridiculous question.