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  1. WTB: Low Output PAF style Humbuckers for 335

    Guitar Parts
    Hey! I have a 90s Japanese 335 that came with really hot humbuckers (16K!) and I'd love to look for a set of lower output PAFs for it so that I can get some more clarity, especially cause I play without a pic. I love the guitar but it's not an especially expensive instrument, so I don't wanna...
  2. Sounds - Triple Scoop Stratocaster Pickups

    Effects Pedals, Strings and more
    So I was on a bit of a strat pickup journey and I tried out McNelly Triple Scoop Pickups and honestly, that was pretty much the end of it. They're really articulate, bright and not harsh. So I made a little video for anyone interested in McNelly Pickups :) And here's something I did using...
  3. Vintage Vibe CC Bridge PU

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    So I have a pretty intense love affair with Lollar's CC for Tele neck PU. I first put one in the neck of an anchor-heavy Classic Vibe tele. (Which was the best sounding of them all but I couldn't stop myself from messing with it until it wasn't. :0 ) But I also had an equally hard time...
  4. Low Output strat pickups?

    Electric Guitar
    Hey! So I've been looking around to see if I can find low Output/underwound strat pickups (SSS). Would anyone know either some off-the-shelf pickups ot local builder in Toronto who has these available? I'm looking for all pickups to have an output between 5.5K-5.8K. Thanks!
  5. Finding Tapered/Slanted Pickup rings

    Electric Guitar
    Hey everyone, I’m trying to find where in Canada I can order a set of tall and short tapered pickup rings for my LTD-M400. The guitar came equipped with EMGs but to purchase the rings from EMG is about $30 in shipping. Just looking to see if anyone has any recommendations! Thanks
  6. New pups. Thoughts?

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    I have a Epiphone SG-Pro, love the guitar but I'm not a huge fan of the humbuckers it has on it from factory. I understand this is a very open ended question but, anyone have suggestions for pickups? I'm fairly familiar with Dimarzio and was thinking Super distortion bridge and Liquifire neck...
  7. GFS Quikplug system help needed

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Hi there, I'm new to the forums. I recently bought a GFS dream 180 humbucker. I haven't been able to find any information on wiring Quikplug humbuckers other than the little peice of paper included with it. The information I need to wire it with my three way LP switch and typical pots is what to...
  8. Repair Question Stopping pickup buzz on a Tele

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Good day, I have a wonderful Tele style guitar built by Jeff Neville that needs shielding to reduce EMI buzz. (I've tested cables, switched amps, turned off lights, and concluded that it's definitely the guitar.) I am going to acquire some copper foil tape to line the pickup and control cavities...
  9. P90 Humbucker Recommendations

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Hey guys... got another Agile LP this past weekend. Not quite as good as my first one, but also not yet been set up properly. I was debating between sounds... Slash's pickups, vs what Tom Scholz (Boston) has, and now I can do both. :D I know Scholz uses a Dimarzio Super Distortion for lead...
  10. Need help finding parts for a jazz guitar!

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Hey everyone who clicked on this thread! I recently bought the Ibanez AF55 for the purpose of modding it and turning it into a good jazz box. If it can help, I'd like to get a sound that's close to the "D" sound in this video: Absolutely no idea if it's achievable. I figured it's a sound that I...
  11. Good price for value Humbucker ?

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Want to put decent humbucker in a strat. copy, any good suggestion ?
  12. Telecaster Pickups, which ones?

    Electric Guitar
    hey guys, I bought one of those classic vibe telecasters and I am in LOVE with the playability. In fact, it's the best 'feeling' telecaster I've played, and I've tried some pretty expensive American ones. I'm looking to upgrade the pickups though and could used some feedback. Here are my...
  13. Guitar Building

    Electric Guitar
    Hello everyone, My name is James Naro and I have just started a shop in Toronto ON. I Just moved to a new location where I can start showing some people how to build a guitar. I am charging $999 to build a Telecaster, Les Paul, Stratocaster or a (PRS) Paul Reed Smith style guitar. I supply all...
  14. The Bizarre Guitar Pickup Encyclopedia

    Effects Pedals, Strings and more
    Some cool looking pickups to be found here---The Bizarre Guitar Pickup Encyclopedia I know some of you would at least like the look of these. Mix & match--or collect them all!
  15. P90s or P94s

    Electric Guitar
    hey all, I have an epiphone sheraton ii that I would like some P94's for. If anyone has a pair to sell or trade please let me know. thanks!
  16. There's something wrong with my Kent Armstrong Convertible P90 bridge pickup - and it sounds awesome

    Electric Guitar
    I recently decided to swap out the stock humbuckers in my Korean Tokai Love Rock with some humbucker-sized P90's. I ordered a set of cream coloured Kent Armstrong (KA) Convertible P90's and a set a BG-Pups Pure 90's in Black/Chrome. I figured I'd try'em both out, and hold onto or sell the ones I...
  17. Reilander Pickups! Handwound, Canadian Made!

    Dealer Emporium
    Hey All! Keep your eye on this thread for product updates and coupon codes :) Reilander Tele Bridge Sized P90 pickups TP90 Classic Alnico 2 based Pickup This pickup is designed specifically for Tele’s loaded with a P90 or Humbucker in the neck. The construction of this pickup is identical...
  18. Tutorial Humbucker Pick-up Height Adjustment

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair
    Article courtesy of Premier Guitar Dirk Wacker Humbuckers aren’t simply big single-coils, so not all the usual single-coil setup rules apply. Generally speaking, you can move a humbucker a little closer to the strings without encountering the magnetic interference that can cause tuning problems...
  19. Tutorial How to change passive guitar pick-ups

    Guitar Building/Mods/Repair