#1
ok, so i decided to buy a gibson explorer but change the pickups to EMG 81 and 85, so i wanted to know if u guys can give me any feedback on what im gunna do especially that ive never changed pickups before.
#2
you're gonna need to know some soldering, and i think you're gonna have to change out the pots, because active humbuckers don't require 500k pots like passive ones do.