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  • does anyone know much about gibson pickups?

    i've always wondered if they make an exposed coil version of the '57 classic plus....anyone know?
    gear:

    '05 gibson les paul studio vintage mahogany (DiMarzio Super Distortion/ SD Jazz)
    '04 gibson SG standard (BurstBucker Pro's)
    mesa/boogie 2-channel dual rectifier (with EL34's)
    marshall 1960A 4x12
    and a few pedals

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    Re: does anyone know much about gibson pickups?

    Yes they do make them with exposed coils, I just found this:

    http://www.gibsonstrings.com/pickups/classics.shtml

    "The '57 Classic features Gibson's special Alnico II magnet, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and vintage-style, two-conductor, braided wiring. The '57 Classic is available with genuine gold-plated covers, nickel-plated covers, or open coils".
    Guitars:
    1998 Fender Custom Stratocaster
    1985-86 MIJ Fender ALL Rosewood Telecaster
    1996 Fender Stratocaster S-S-H ('59B)
    1997 Fender Strotocaster
    2002 Gibson Les Paul Junior
    2004 Gibson Les Paul Standard
    1996 MIJ Fender '72 Thinline Tele

    Amps:
    '84 Marshall JCM800 4210
    '66 Fender Super Reverb
    '01 Fender Super Reverb RI
    '68 Fender Deluxe Reverb

    Effects:
    Fulltone Fulldrive 2
    Teese Picture Wah
    MJM Blues Devil
    Bad Bob Boost

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    • #3
      Re: does anyone know much about gibson pickups?

      http://gtrheaven.com/pickups/gibson_pickups.htm
      Quality riffs in about a minute...
      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2B...Y3EewvQ/videos

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      • #4
        Re: does anyone know much about gibson pickups?

        Originally posted by Troy T. Blues
        Yes they do make them with exposed coils, I just found this:

        http://www.gibsonstrings.com/pickups/classics.shtml

        "The '57 Classic features Gibson's special Alnico II magnet, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and vintage-style, two-conductor, braided wiring. The '57 Classic is available with genuine gold-plated covers, nickel-plated covers, or open coils".
        psssh, maybe i should have checked the gibson site before posting this. haha.

        thanks man. hopefully i'll be able to obtain one of those bad boys when/if i get my SG.
        gear:

        '05 gibson les paul studio vintage mahogany (DiMarzio Super Distortion/ SD Jazz)
        '04 gibson SG standard (BurstBucker Pro's)
        mesa/boogie 2-channel dual rectifier (with EL34's)
        marshall 1960A 4x12
        and a few pedals

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        • #5
          Re: does anyone know much about gibson pickups?

          You could always pull the covers off one.

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