Seth Lover pickups into Slash Epi

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So, should I put Seth Lover pickups into my Novemberburst Slash Epi?

I really like the pickups. I’m pretty sure probuckers are in the Slash currently. Probuckers are good but they aren’t great.

Appreciate any feedback.
 

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Great PAF style pickups....always a good choice.
 

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A lot of it is trial by eror. I put a set of the APH2s in my Slash guitar sounds great!! I just ordered a set of the Dimarzios double cream 59s for one of my guitars not sure yet where they will go??
 

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Do you want low output vintage style pickups in the guitar? If so, they answer is yes, absolutely.
 

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I used to use SD JB n 59 combo in everything!! Now that i'm getting older my taste is changing and I lean more towards the lower output pups. Those Seth Lovers are deff low output pups. I would make sure thats what you want man....

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Have you considered a set of SD Aph2's in that guitar? You still have your lower output but also enough to satisfy you dist needs?? I put a set in my anaconda burst they sound great and clean up nicely when you roll back on the volume a bit....
 
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The Probuckers that are in the Epiphone Slash are a special Probucker to Slash's specs, very similar to the Gibson Slash Custom Bursbuckers in their Slash guitars.

rbraad68 would know best since he has a couple of Slash guitars, what did you think of those special Slash Probucker's?
 

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I used to use SD JB n 59 combo in everything!! Now that i'm getting older my taste is changing and I lean more towards the lower output pups. Those Seth Lovers are deff low output pups. I would make sure thats what you want man....

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Have you considered a set of SD Aph2's in that guitar? You still have your lower output but also enough to satisfy you dist needs?? I put a set in my anaconda burst they sound great and clean up nicely when you roll back on the volume a bit....

+1 on the SD A2PHs. Those are really nice - especially the neck. It's just got that bell like tone with enough hollowness to it.
 

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I bought a set of the Seth Lover pickups last year at a really good price. I’ve never heard a bad word about them, I’ve heard that they are as good as it gets for mass produced pickups. I ended up deciding against them after reading about the potential for squeal and feedback. They are not wax potted, which a lot of people love and prefer. I read too many people saying that if you have too much wattage, or too much gain, you might experience some squeal. I chickened out, sold them for a tidy profit.
 

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I bought a set of the Seth Lover pickups last year at a really good price. I’ve never heard a bad word about them, I’ve heard that they are as good as it gets for mass produced pickups. I ended up deciding against them after reading about the potential for squeal and feedback. They are not wax potted, which a lot of people love and prefer. I read too many people saying that if you have too much wattage, or too much gain, you might experience some squeal. I chickened out, sold them for a tidy profit.
I opted for the Dimarzio 59s over the Seth Lovers .. I wanted to try a set of the Dimarzio pickups. I haven't used Dimarzio pups in 20 years at least !! So we will see if I made a mistake or not....
 

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I opted for the Dimarzio 59s over the Seth Lovers .. I wanted to try a set of the Dimarzio pickups. I haven't used Dimarzio pups in 20 years at least !! So we will see if I made a mistake or not....
I like DiMarzio stuff quite a bit. I particularly like the pole spacing they offer. The 48mm neck and 51mm f-spaced bridge are great for Epiphone and every other import I’ve tried them in. The strings line up with the pole pieces perfectly. It’s mostly an aesthetic thing, but I have a little bit of OCD about it.
 

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So, should I put Seth Lover pickups into my Novemberburst Slash Epi?

I really like the pickups. I’m pretty sure probuckers are in the Slash currently. Probuckers are good but they aren’t great.

Appreciate any feedback.
When I bought my Slash last yr I didn't give the slash pro buckers a chance. It wasn't till I used the slah pro buckers in my 50s gold top did i realize how good those things sounded!! The Slash pro buckers are great sounding pups they have become my favorite pro bucker... I went with the Slash Aph2's in my Slash only cause my OCD demanded i do so !! Good luck man!
 

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I put a set of Seth Lovers in my 1991 LP 1960 Classic Bullion Gold. The avatar is with the original pups, I'd put in a set of Duncan Phat Cats, went back to the originals, then settled on the Seth Lovers. NO regrets as it now sounds like a good LP. I also put in a premium 50's wiring harness. Love it and it's a keeper.
 

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I’d go with Antiquities. They are the same as Seth Lovers but with a little more juice.
 

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I bought a set of the Seth Lover pickups last year at a really good price. I’ve never heard a bad word about them, I’ve heard that they are as good as it gets for mass produced pickups. I ended up deciding against them after reading about the potential for squeal and feedback. They are not wax potted, which a lot of people love and prefer. I read too many people saying that if you have too much wattage, or too much gain, you might experience some squeal. I chickened out, sold them for a tidy profit.
no squeal, no feedback, no fun
 

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A lot of it is trial by eror. I put a set of the APH2s in my Slash guitar sounds great!! I just ordered a set of the Dimarzios double cream 59s for one of my guitars not sure yet where they will go??
I absolutely love the Dimarzio 59's. I have them in my 91 les Paul. I have a set of Seth lovers, Duncan 59's, and Gibson Burstbuckers 1&2 and prefer the Dimarzio 59"s over all of them.
 

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I bought a set of the Seth Lover pickups last year at a really good price. I’ve never heard a bad word about them, I’ve heard that they are as good as it gets for mass produced pickups. I ended up deciding against them after reading about the potential for squeal and feedback. They are not wax potted, which a lot of people love and prefer. I read too many people saying that if you have too much wattage, or too much gain, you might experience some squeal. I chickened out, sold them for a tidy profit.
They say not to use Seth Lovers on a Amp over 50 watts. I had a set in my Les Paul a couple years and never experienced any feedback.
 

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I absolutely love the Dimarzio 59's. I have them in my 91 les Paul. I have a set of Seth lovers, Duncan 59's, and Gibson Burstbuckers 1&2 and prefer the Dimarzio 59"s over all of them.
I was org looking at the 36th ones but after cruising the tone freak forum i found a thread about the Di'marzios ... So i figured what the hell.. May as well try a set. Only problem i have now is which guitar to put them in??? I will post some results once i get them installed....
 

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