I have here a genuine 1940's P90 from an ES 150.
This pickup is about as hand made and handwound as they come and would have been offered as an alternative to the Charlie Christian pickup.
A very nice piece of Gibson history and it works, metering out at 7.33 K Ohms.
I've been thinking about getting one of these. It's not that I'm a fan of Tom Delonge although I do know who he is. It's because I like the single pickup thing. The Gibson pickup would have to come out straight away and I'd probably fit a stacked Volume/Tone pot and then maybe a refin.
I'm starting to get really pissed off with people getting on stage and trampling all over my pedal board. So I'm going against what my tone soul says and am looking at something like a Boss GT8.
Just looking for some views on this or similar units............
Anyone tried these?
TruthfullyI've never managed to get my hands on one but my gut feeling is I that I'm irresistably drawn to them and would be willing to straight swap my Polaris white 1965 SG special for one.
What do you guys think a lightweight aluminium tailpiece does to the tone of a Les Paul.
I have a 1995 Standard which came with it's original tailpiece. I thought it was fine but couldn't resist the lure of a nickel plated aluminium replacement.
It's taken me probably 3 weeks to adapt to my...
I don't know if this is a problem worldwide but insurance companies in the UK are absolute bastards when it comes to insuring musical instruments. My home & contents insurance would cover my gear but not if I strayed outside with it or went to a gig etc.. Oh and look out if I earned any money...
Just wondering what the players on this forum look for in a humbucker.
I notice that there's quite a lot of talk about re-issues but shredding too. So, (without any sales pitches going on), are the pickups to have at the moment hot or not?
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