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  1. The Guitar Rack
    Hey y'all, I"ve got a 1996 MIM Strat that I've had for quite a while and was wanting to change it a little bit in order to play some heavier music. I can already get decent "heavy" tones from it due to my amp but if I play in any lower tunings it tends to get "muddy" if I play on the lower...
  2. The Guitar Rack
    I am thinking about replacing the pickups on my '51 Fender Squier. It came with H-S pickups, but I want to replace it with something of higher quality. With that said, I have two questions for you. 1. Would it be a smart move to change the pickups? 2. Which pickups should I get? :rock:
  3. The Guitar Rack
    Hi i'm an employee for Lace Music as a pickup builder and tech. Our aim is to give the best service to all who have any questions about Lace pickups and give us a better idea of our customer's opinions on our product. Any and all questions or comments are appreciated. We'd love to keep everyone...
  4. The Guitar Rack
    I just picked up a Gibson Les Paul Junior and I'd like to replace the original P-90 soapbar pickup. I like to play 80's rock (Scorpions, Judas Priest, Dokken) and I wanted to know which would be a better choice... Dimarzio DP209, Seymour Duncan Stkp1 or EMG P81 ...or is there even a...
  5. Buy and Sell
    The Best Quality For The Best Price Tele,Strat,P-90, and Bass Style Specializing in custom and authentic sounding electric guitar pickups, Cellino’s Hand Wound Pickups, deliver exactly the sound you are looking for! Every electric guitar pickup is specially hand wound to meet our customers’...
  6. The Guitar Rack
    Hey everyone, I have a 6 year old American Strat HSS. Recently I've been getting a horrible hiss/hum that is in the 1-10hz frequencies. I am almost positive it is a problem with the guitar and not my amp or cords etc. I'm am probably going to take it in to the shop so they can check the...
  7. The Guitar Rack
    Hi. I walked into a music store the other day and found a copy of a les paul custom. The brand on the headstock said Vintage and the pickups were Wilkinson. I plugged it into a 30w Peavey vintage tube amp.... Sounded great actually. So did the cherry SG copy. I started to think seriously...
  8. The Guitar Rack
    Well I just took my guitar in to the shop to have new pickups installed. It was a surprisingly simple process to get the shop to understand what I wanted considering that nobody where I'm stationed speaks English lol. My guitars an Aria TA-50 Wine Red. I was about as happy with the tone I was...
  9. The Guitar Rack
    Guitar Schematics Question Hi. This is my first post in this forum =) Sorry it's not anything useful.. but a question. I've recently bought 2 humbuckers. (Benedetto A6) I don't want to drill any holes onto my guitar nor do I want any of the holes unfilled or anything not doing anything to...
  10. Amps and Amp Modeling
    Does anyone know if a Peavey Vypyr (solid state modeling amp) can work well with active pickups? I'm asking because that is the amp I have and I plan on getting an LTD Ec-1000, which has EMG's. From what I've heard, active pickups have too much output for some amps and sound muddy through them...
  11. The Guitar Rack
    I play a lot of Hair Metal and Hard Rock (Skid Row, Ratt, Winger, GNR, Van Halen, etc...) I love Scotti Hill and Snakes tone of Skid Row, and their amazing squeals and pinch harmonics they roll off every 5 seconds. My question is, does any any know what pickups they used, or a pickup that can...
  12. The Guitar Rack
    Gonna be modding a mexican standard strat soon, and I'm trying to figure out what will work best. I want humbuckers, but don't want to lose the strat sound, just beef it up for harder rock songs with higher gain. I was considering buying the billy corgan strat, but this option is about half the...
  13. The Guitar Rack
    I recently decided to bring back to life my old Ibanez SA-160 and start playing with a different tuning (Drop C) which i havent been using it for about 2 years. I bought some new strings and installed them and i started to play, everything was ok and after a while i stopped for a bit. When i...
  14. The Guitar Rack
    I recently had a Seymour Duncan JB in one of my guitars that wasn't "acting" right like my other guitars with the same pickup configuration. This Duncan JB would whistle/feedback uncontrollably even though the height and setup was exactly like all of my other guitars. When I would tap on the...
  15. The Guitar Rack
    I recently was given a squire affinity strat from a friend who never really learned to play. i like the feel of the strat, but i dont have the money to go out and buy a new top-of-the-line fender, so i am planning on gutting the electronics and installing better pickups. it currently has three...
  16. The Guitar Rack
    All right, I can't seem to find any help or information pertaining to the question I've got, so I'm posting it here. Will an Angus Young Sig. bridge pickup and a Tony Iommi Sig. neck pickup work together? My old factory pickups need replacing, and I want an awesome sound. In the past, I...
  17. The Guitar Rack
    I'm going to built a Jake E Lee Charvel Strat (http://flickr.com/photos/sullyville/2251051968/in/set-72157594519280433) but need help on what pickups are a good combo to get that heavy metal sound. I really want to get Randy Rhoads tone though. I thought about Dimarzio D Activator-X Bridge...
  18. The Guitar Rack
    I'm relatively new to pickup changing. Anyways I am thinking about putting some Seymour Duncan Blackouts - 7 String Set Phase 2 into my ESP M-207.
  19. The Guitar Rack
    I hope this is right place to ask I am about to replace the dimbucker (which I realy was never fond of) and the stock neck pick up of my Ibanez RG570EX. I am stuck between two pickups .. Dimarzio EVO 2 Seymore Duncan JB The tones I am into are Steve Vai Joe Satriani Doug Aldrich Vivien...
  20. The Guitar Rack
    I've got an old epiphone dot w/ some really bad pickups on it. I want to try to replace them w/ a new set but I don't want to have to try to pull all the wiring out. I was wondering if i could just splice the new pickup to the wire coming into the pickup cavity.
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