I have them in my 339.
In my experience Gibson's stock electronics including pickups are, at best, ok.
The 57s are geared towards the low mids and can sound big and heavy but with time, if you have the opportunity to compare with other higher grade pickups, you realize that what they say is...
Happy ngd and I'm even more happy for your professional change!
I know exactly what you mean, I'm in the same situation.
I hope you'll be able to enjoy your guitar playing more and life in general :fingersx: :cheers2:
I've just switched to pure nickel round core after years of always playing hex core.
The usual brands :
Ernie ball, d'addario, Gibson, elixir in 10/46.
Just put on DR pure blues 10/52 on my les paul and the initial impressions are good.
I also put a set of pyramid classics 11 specials on my...
I have the abrl bridge, tailpiece, inserts etc.
Good quality. But in my case the high E slot on the saddle wasn't notched properly.
The light weight tailpiece is definitely lighter than the Gibson stock one.
It may not be necessarily an improvement though. Components need to matched to a...