500T magnet sizes?

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I know 2.444" is normal for a Gibson pickup magnet if they're singular (PAFs) or in pairs (P90s)- has anyone ever taken a 500T apart and measured the 3 in there to see if they're the same length?
 
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I wish someone would answer. That's an interesting question.
 

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No I haven't.
Have a 500 in my classic.
Sounds really good. No need to tear it apart.
 

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The 500/498 (or 496 is it?) is a great sounding set. Some compare the 500 to a DiMarzio Super Distortion but the SD only has one normal ceramic magnet. Sound wise I can't say how similar they are but they cover the same ground and I love them both.
 

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The 500/498 (or 496 is it?) is a great sounding set. Some compare the 500 to a DiMarzio Super Distortion but the SD only has one normal ceramic magnet. Sound wise I can't say how similar they are but they cover the same ground and I love them both.
Some of the ones I've heard ARE in fact in that Super Distortion class. Mine is a bit more PAF-ish
 
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Some of the ones I've heard ARE in fact in that Super Distortion class. Mine is a bit more PAF-ish
You're sure it's a 500? With 3 ceramic mags and about 14k it should be a ball buster, although like the SD still really versatile.
 

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I have it set on the low side to more match the volume of my Standard. It's a bit hotter. But not by much. If I want melt down. I'll pick up the Angus Young.
 


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