#1
I was reading somewhere that some pickups are designed for players that already have enough distortion in the pedals, amps, etc. So my question is, what pickups are designed for players that need distortion in there pickups? Is there a certain type, like ones with higher resistance?
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#3
ok i have no idea of what ur trying to say but get a emg pick up in your lead slot and get a dimebucker in your other
#4
Quote by freakypop
ok i have no idea of what ur trying to say but get a emg pick up in your lead slot and get a dimebucker in your other

lol sorry didnt mean too confuse anyone.
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#5
active and passive pickup wiring is gonna get messy. i'd say go with either/or. correct me if im wrong, but isnt dumebucker designed for bridge position?
#6
If you have a volume control that works both pickups, the Dimebucker is going to sound horrid (not that it doesn't in the first place, but you know what I mean). Active pickups don't mix well with passives. PinkEdit: Beaten to it.

And threadstarter, I think you're thinking of higher output pickups. Pickups like the DiMarzio Evolution are high output, while most single coils are low output. High output pickups are better for and with distortion, while lower output ones are the opposite.
#7
Dont get a dimebucker.
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#8
if you want distortion, stick a higher gain pedal, or get a metal oriented amp. also, if you get high output pickups for a solid state amp, it won't help any of the distortion. high output = more distortion from tube amps. i hope u understand that.
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