So, it has been a while now. Had a busy time with recording with my band, shooting the official music video.
And there we have it, the music video where the goldtop with the pickup is not shown but all the "cleans" on my side are actualy this pickup in this goldtop. The Les Paul shown in the...
So, i've been busy lately. Did have a gig with the goldtop.
Went crazy!! but at high volumes I did found myself quite irritated on the lack of output compared to what I am used to with the Bluesbucker.
I spoke with a friend, wich has his own pro studio. We will shoot some material soon. After...
So, last Friday I have tested it thouroly and here are my findings.
The converted pickup basicly sound awsome!! nothing wrong with it. cleans are clean as I love to hear it. Lead tones are just what i was aiming for.
Clear but round and nice rolling drive sound. (video will follow)
I noticed that the SD's trembuckers are indeed wider in dimension then Dimarzio's F-spaced models. Not talkin' bout the pole's here but the outer dimensions on the top of the bobins. But in the end the will fit your standard humbucker ring. The DS's will go a bit tighter though.
So,.. the cover came in the mail yesterday. Inmediatly sanded it down with 1000 grit so it would'nt shine that much en would have a more vintage vibe to it.
Mounted it on the HFH. Allmost perfect fit. Holes in the cover seem a bit large for the polepieces and a tiny bit wider spaced. But I can...
Gibson 496R humbucker.
Has been played in my goldtop after I converted the P90's to humbuckers.
This was a temporary solution until I found myself the right Dimarzio.
Dimarzio came in last Friday, still awaiting the nickel cover.
496R is at this point stil in the goldtop but will be...