#1
Are these pickups good? I'm currently bidding on a set in eBay, in hopes to put them in my PRS Santana SE. These are most commonly used in the stock Explorers, but that's all I really know about them.
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#2
They are very dark and muddy, have a ceramic magnet, and are good for metal.
#4
horrible (the gibbos, not the swineys)
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#5
Not the best pickups IMO. Although if you're going for a metal sound, they'd sound a lot better than the stock crap pickups in the PRS SE.
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#6
^ aye. I suppose it all depends how cheap you can get them.
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#7
I have one in my Gibson SG Voodoo, and it sounds pretty good. They are quite muddy though.
#8
they're ****. muddy muddy mud mud.

decent lead tone though.
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#9
Have to eq yourself to death!

Oh for the days when you could get great Gibson pups in the vintage Les Pauls!
#10
thanks. i suppose if i can get them cheap enough i'll do it, since it can only be an improvement.
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#12
Swineshead are phenomenal pickups but about twice as much as what the gibson 500t will be on ebay.

I say keep looping for pickups... check dimarzios, seymours, or gibson dirty fingers

OR keep saving for some handmade swineshead, or bare knuckle pickups.

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#13
^ wow, where'd you get to try swineys?

but yeah, it really depends, and that's what we have to be really careful of. Here in the UK, you'd be hard-pushed to get cheaper pickups than swineys (decent ones, anyway), whereas in the USA, they're actually quite dear!

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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#15
^ aye, sorry, when I say the UK, i pretty much mean europe gabe, lol.

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