#1
Hi all,

I've just started playing electric guitar for about 5-6 months. I play acoustic guitar previously and I currently own a Schecter 006 Extreme.

The specifications are over here:

CONSTRUCTION/SCALE: Bolt-on /25.5”
BODY: Basswood w/ Figured Maple Top
NECK/FINGERBOARD: Maple/Rosewood
FRETS: 22 Jumbo
INLAYS: Vector
PICKUPS: 2 Schecter High Output Alnico humbuckers
ELECTRONICS: Vol/Tone (tap)/ 3-way
BRIDGE: TOM w/ thru-body
BINDING: Creme (body, neck, headstock)

I've played the guitar through a couple of amps. I have a Randall RX15 for practice at home. The best amp I've actually got the chance to play with so far is a Fender '64 Vibroverb Custom.

http://www.fender.com/products/search.php?partno=8140000000

Now, I think its a pretty decent guitar for my level but I would like to know if there's any pickups worthy of buying for a very rock sound. I play rock, blues, and jazz. I'm looking for a good rock sound. Any pickups to recommend.

Cheers to anyone who could help out here.
#2
Dimarzio Breed pair is a good bet to cover those styles, you'll get a fat, warm lower mudrange and plenty of crunch. If you wan't the bridge a bit less warm put a Norton in there.
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#3
Yea I am actually looking for a warmer sound. The sound is a little too bright for my liking. Cheers. Any other pickups and what price range are the DiMarzio pickups in?
#4
Definitely Breeds, they're high-output, but not so high output as to kill the cleans and it keeps them versatile. If you're in the US I think they're around $80 each.
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#5
Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro Pickups (Bridge and Neck)... Thats the Slash Setup. Or if you want to mix it up and need a little more umph then get the Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates in your bridge position... I play an Schecter Omen 6 and i put a Dimebucker and an Alnico II Pro (Bridge & neck, respectively) in it. Schecters are VERY underrated, especially for the bang to buck ratio.
#6
Yeah I'm not too disappointed with my guitar. I think its pretty decent. Not the best but oh well. I think the mine is probably the lousiest Schecter guitar though.

Any idea what the Seymour Duncan pickups might cost?
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MIM Fender Stratocaster
Schecter 006 Extreme
Randall RX15 amp
Boss GT8
#7
I would check out GFS and their PAF pickups. They're a lot like the classic Les Paul pickups and would be a great fit for your style of music. Plus they're dirt cheap from Guitar Fetish.

On the other hand, you have a small solid state practice amp, not exactly a tone machine. Instead of pickups I'd get a Valve Jr head and 2x12 cabinet.
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