What pickups are in your Les Pauls ?

Brutalisateur

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76' Custom - B: Lundgren Heaven 57 N: Dimarzio PAF
78' Custom - original T-tops
Les Paul Traditional - Lundgren Heaven 57s

If you americans are wondering, the Lundgren Heaven 57 is a PAF-like pickup made by Lundgren Pickups. He is a very nice swedish gentleman who winds excellent pickups.
 

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A mix of stock Gibson PAF, a set of original Imperial PAF and several sets of P90s from Jason Lollar and in one of my strats is an original set of hand made Joe Barden pickups.
 

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I actually have a set of Jay Turser random humbuckers in there at the moment. I put the Epiphone humbuckers in my Jay Turser guitar to hopefully give it some more Sales potential because I'm thinning out my collection and really didn't like the pickups in my LP anyway. So hopefully that'll give it a boost when it comes time to sell it. It does sound better. My LP does not really sound any different with the Jay Turser pickups and that's why I'm just last night I pulled the trigger and...

...just ordered a Demo Set of Pearly Gates from Sweetwater! Been having an existential crisis for about 2 years about what set to put in my Epiphone LP Standard. I've owned a Gibson before, but did a straight trade for a Mustang Bass years ago (No regrets there!) but this LP is sure something special. It's heavy as hell and acoustically loud and plays like a dream, a few finish flaws (and some I've done myself...I'm not a gentle player/owner,) but, it's a gorgeous Blue Burst, and not officially a "Plus Top" it does have a nice flame on both sides of the split and all up and down the body.

I'm very excited to swap out what are in there and make this baby sound as good as it makes me feel to play it.
 

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Burstbucker 1 & 2 in my main Les Paul, the Ultra 2 and the '56 Reissue (P90's) are stock.
 

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79 gold top; DiMarzio DP103 (paf 36th) bridge, DP 190 (air classic) neck.
78 tobacco ; T- Top bridge, Shaw neck. Haven’t played this in band situation yet and have a BB pro and SyemourD PG set to try if needed.
 

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Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted
'74 20th Anniversary Custom with SD JB/Jazz combo. It rocks.
 

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R4 Goldtop: Seymour antiquity p90
R8: Bare Knuckle Riff Raff neck, VH2 bridge
LP Custom: Bare Knuckle Cold Sweat
 

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'90 Std has a set of Bareknuckle Crawlers that replaced the original pickups around 2006-2007, I tihink.
 

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Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted


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Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted


I have MJ wound Duncan Antiquities ..
 

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Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted
I play a Heritage H-157W with ThroBak KZ-115 PAF humbuckers
 

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2016 R8: Monty's PAF
2019 Classic: Wizz Premium Clones (custom wounds)
2013 63 ES-335 reissue: OX4 Low Winds
2004 Epiphone Les Paul Std.: The BB's from the 335.
 

Rorer714

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Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted
Just curious to see what pickups are out there in your Les Pauls
I currently have:
SDuncan CS Pearly Gates-Unpotted
Gibson Custombuckers-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Bonamassa Amos-Unpotted
SDuncan CS Angus Young-Potted
the stock ones-490 & 498. have meant to replace them but all the options boggle the mind so where to begin?
 

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Gibson
  • 2018 R8 = Brandonwound 59 Clones in aged nickel covers (unpotted) thru a ThroBak wiring harness with 500k pots and real Bumblebee caps (.022uF (B) / .015uF (N))
  • 2016 Trad = Bare Knuckle Mules in uncovered double creams (unpotted) thru the factory wiring harness (though IIRC correctly I did have to replace the bridge vol pot a few years ago...and the neck vol pot could use replacing now as well) with NOS Russian PIO caps (.022uF (B) / .015uF (N))
  • 2010 Silverburst Custom = Vineham Whiskey Burner (B) in uncovered black (unpotted) & Brandonwound T-Top (N) in an un-aged nickel cover (unpotted) thru a Jackson Electronic Luthier wiring harness with 525k CTS pots and NOS Russian PIO caps (.022uF (B) / .015uF (N)) (LATE EDIT: Just swapped the Vineham WB for a DiMarzio Super D)

Epiphone
  • 2020 Epi Special TV Yellow = factory P90s (potted) with factory wiring
  • 2011 Epi Junior (bolt-on neck) = DiMarzio Air Classic in uncovered black (potted) with factory wiring
 
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All of my LP’s with humbuckers get Wizz humbuckers, with the exceptions being the P-90 equipped Epi JJN LP Custom, which still has the factory SD dog ear P90... for now.
 

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