But they're cheap enough to play with, that's for sure. Can I figure out whether it is "wax-potted" by looking at the back-side of the pickups? GFS has a notch designed in both sides that clears the terminals. I had one of their VEH's in a single pickup banana head stocked super strat I made and it was a very nice sounding pickup for the money.. Search Media New Media. Based on the radius, a new location list is generated for you to choose from. They're now out-of-phase and have the effect of cancelling each other out.
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My guitar is in the UK! From hard-edged classic rock to the most hard core metal, the Power Rails deliver. BTW the pickguards are cheap but they are as nice as the fender pickguards I've bought. Its not gonna do anything for you. I know the real vintage A2 pickups were not potted- but trying to play a les paul in a nightclub with a loud amp without potting SUCKS, so we potted these in a much thinner blend of wax that goes on at a slightly lower temperature- less squeal, more tone.
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The neck would always be too dark sounding compared to the bridge pickup. Jay is very easy to deal with. Passive pickups are the most common type, and also the most versatile. Ask me about any of it! Please wait for the follow-up announcement notice. I replaced them with Dimarzios, and they're far better; definitely worth the price difference. I have used a ton of pickups over the years, and I like them enough that I have kept them.
Ermghoti , Dec 31, Their non-overwound single coils are, generally, very decent pickups for the money comparing new GFS vs new Duncans vs new Fenders. View unanswered posts View active topics. But the Axe-FX makes me think about changing my sig. Both have a nice bite to them and the veh neck sounds a little more full.