Seymour Duncan '59 Model SH-1 Humbucking Pickup Full and bright distorted tones with smooth sustain are available from this classic-style pickup. Used not abused bridge position A rock classic modeled after the Gibson PAFs.
The most versatile rock pickup. The high end is slightly boosted for improved pick-attack clarity and the mids are a litt Works great with no issues. Full sounding, medium output humbucker tone that drops into the bridge position of your Telecaster.
The A5's can be too much and do not feel like or sound close to and old late 50's early The ST Little 59 lead pickup has a 4-conductor cable. It has been tested and it works great with no issues. All of which I bought here on Amazon.
I've done 3 wiring jobs before. Solder is not that difficult and neither is following the diagram. As long as you aren't shorting out a connection which I did and took 3 hours to find and fix the result is awesome. As I get older I find that I'm hearing more and more subtleties in my guitars. I'm also starting to notice that some of the very popular pickups don't sound all that great to me.
Now, these pickups are legendary, right? But to my ear they sounded muddy and totally 'blah'. I'm not that good a player so I was starting to wonder if I just had a 'tin ear'. After reading a lot of reviews and listening to scores of sound clips online I took a chance and purchased these SD pickups. They arrived with Amazon's usual speed on a day when I actually had some time to install them.
The PRS doesn't have coil splitting but the directions were easy to follow and I quickly had the installation completed. I was proud of my neat soldering and the way I tied-off all the wiring so it looked tidy. I closed everything up, restrung the guitar and plugged it in. All I can say is No muddiness here, my friend! Nice, fat Jazzy tone from the neck and an equally 'hot' tone from the JB on the bridge.
This set of pups totally changed the character of the guitar. It's like a different instrument. So, if you're on the fence by all means give these pickups a try. You won't be disappointed. Ethan Ryan Top Contributor: Man oh Man, these pickups revitalized an old cheapo guitar. I barely could pick that guitar up to play it I thought it sounded awful. These pickups are creamy, smooth, crunchy, really whatever you want them to be. I love playing this guitar now that these babies are installed.
I needed to follow a separate wiring diagram to get them installed since they are designed for a 4 Pot Les Paul Real Les Paul and my Epiphone has only 2 knob Pots. But with a little finagling I got them wired up. Great investment and now one of my favorite guitars in my collection. I gutted and replaced all of the electronics in a Samick Artist Series Les Paul style guitar that I have owned since new mid's. The guitar body was always fantastic, but the pickups and sub-par pots and switches were really keeping it from being a go-to guitar.
This guitar now blows my Gibson Les Paul out of the water. I have about 16 electric guitars to choose from, but since the upgrade I've pretty much been sticking to the Samick.
Comments can be e-mailed to customerservice espguitars. Have one to sell? International Shipping This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U. You won't be disappointed. Search in titles only Search in Electric Guitars only Search. Pages with related products. I don't know who George Lynch is but I was looking for a pickup with that sort of passive PAF style tone you get from old Gibsons and this is it all the way.
Part of the potentiometer upgrade was coil splits on the tone pots. These pickups are really versatile with the new switch configuration and sound incredible with and without effects. As far as SD pickups are concerned, these are value priced as well. One person found this helpful. If you are looking for a set of pickups to make a cheap guitar into something great, this is it. The Jazz is typical classic Les Paul, warm, mellow and classic Slash when distorted. The JB breaks up easily, you can get everything from modern hard rock to classic ZZ-top style blues.
I don't use clean tones very often so I can't comment too much but they sound great there as well. I also have both set up to coil-split and when I do it sounds eerily like a Tele. I'd recommend these pickups most to a rock guitarist, they aren't going to get a saturated modern metal tone without effects. These are both fantastic pickups and they made a cheap guitar into one of my favorites.
They don't give you great tone "for the money" they just give you great tone. I was looking for a jazz-type sound with versatility and these provide all that, and lots of warm, expressive, quiet tone. The neck pickup is particularly smooth and warm; the bridge pickup captures a more percussive sound with lots of mids, but otherwise with some of the same qualities as the neck. Together they are also really useful either "all on" or with mixed blends of each. I am using them without covers, though these will work with covers if you prefer.
Highly recommended if you tastes in pickups run along these lines.
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