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Man... I just had an 81 in the bridge and 60 in the neck of my Randy Rhoads. I first payed it through distortion (solid state amp) and it sounded really tight... And then I switched to clean channel, damn, those pickups really killed my amp.
skezza wrote:EMG's are a good set of pickups and active they roar! I just am still into DiMarzios
They do, but when I solo up the neck, it sounds really creamy (like Zakk's). I just need to work with it for the clean channel... Man, it clips like a mofo on crack. Can't play any clean passage without it distorting on me.
johnthebrucelee wrote:What's your opinion on EMG's? Also what is the tone difference between 81 and 85? The sound of active pickups over passive?
EMG's are great pickups, is what Zakk uses, and I like his sound most of the time, my xperience with active pickups in the past is they can be a bit noisy, only had one encounter with them as a player, and thought it was noisy bitch, plus there is the battery issue, fuk having to worry about batterys.
Richard wrote:EMG pickups Are Okay but for my taste I like seymour Duncans.
Yeh Richard, I am the same, if i change a pickup in a guitar from standard, I use an SD...I have a full shred SD in my Kramer, they sound pretty cool, nice rippy sound, little bright though.
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