#1
I want to swap out the PU's in my LP. The 496 and 500 are just too strong. I've already got a seymour duncan 59' for the neck. What would be a good pickup for the bridge position?

I don't like metal , mostly classic rock and I play through a jcm800.

thanks
#4
alnico pro?
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#5
+1 to the Custom 5. it's the SH-14.
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#6
Quote by angusslashdime
alnico pro?


what is the alnico pro? brand?

and wouldn't the sh-14 be a little strong to match the 59'?
#8
Quote by GoDrex
allnico pro 2 are SD's

also, why not another '59?

sd-14 is a pretty hot pickup


I've not completely ruled that out but I thought I might go for something a little different for the bridge, possibly a little stronger?
#9
Quote by protech487
(A) what is the alnico pro? brand?

(B)and wouldn't the sh-14 be a little strong to match the 59'?

A - The Alnico II Pro is a Seymour Duncan.

B - Not really. It's not that hot of a pickup, honestly. Besides, you generally have a more powerful pickup in the bridge. Any difference in output is balanced by 2 things:
1 - the fact that the strings ring more freely in the neck position than in the bridge. The higher output actually helps make the bridge as hot as the neck pickup.

2 - any output differences can usually be balanced out by messing with the pickup heights.
Here is a guide on that:
http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p315/naazrael/pickupheight.jpg
#10
Quote by forsaknazrael
A - The Alnico II Pro is a Seymour Duncan.

B - Not really. It's not that hot of a pickup, honestly. Besides, you generally have a more powerful pickup in the bridge. Any difference in output is balanced by 2 things:
1 - the fact that the strings ring more freely in the neck position than in the bridge. The higher output actually helps make the bridge as hot as the neck pickup.

2 - any output differences can usually be balanced out by messing with the pickup heights.
Here is a guide on that:
http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p315/naazrael/pickupheight.jpg


yeah, good point there. But still wouldn't the tonal difference be contrasting, don't HO pickups have a little more midrange?