#1
What do EMG pickups look like under the sheild? ya like the title. Has anyone taken the cover off before. Do they look like the sd jbs with like the invidivual things or like hot rails? I was just curious.
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#2
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#3
EMGs have innards under the sheild.. like real animal intrails in them. blood and guts and the whole 9 yards
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#5
Yah, You can't take the shield off without destroying the P'up itself, as there are electronics that would be totally ripped to shreds.

However: EMG's use blade magnets, so they would look like a hotrail/X2N/Dimebucker/500XL
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#6
Quote by Spider22
What do EMG pickups look like under the sheild? ya like the title. Has anyone taken the cover off before. Do they look like the sd jbs with like the invidivual things or like hot rails? I was just curious.


You can't take the cover off an EMG without breaking the pickup because EMG fills the thing with black epoxy. I did break one apart to have a look and each coil was wound with 42awg wire, each coil used an alnico 5 bar magnet for it's core that is similar to the bar magnet in a regular humbucker, and then there is a cream coloured plastic bobbing that surrounds the bar magnet. Then you have the little preamp/op amp that takes care of your output boost and tone shaping.
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Ah, that's where all the tone goes. It all makes sense now
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Ah, that's where all the tone goes. It all makes sense now



That was below the belt.
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Ah, that's where all the tone goes. It all makes sense now


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#13
EMG's have output, not tone, Two different aspects.
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#14
O cool. I know it would destroy the pickup but i just wanted to see if anyone knew. If you like the EMG sound then theyre perfect for u. In metal isnt all u want is !!!OUTPUT!!!! isnt the more output u have mean the bigger your balls are?
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O cool. I know it would destroy the pickup but i just wanted to see if anyone knew. If you like the EMG sound then theyre perfect for u. In metal isnt all u want is !!!OUTPUT!!!! isnt the more output u have mean the bigger your balls are?


If you're referring to semen output, maybe. Otherwise, no.
#16
lol
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#17
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Ah, that's where all the tone goes. It all makes sense now


I love the sound of my EMG81's