Greg Connor, Oct 9, 2012 #1. The 59 has an A5 magnet, which tends to favour the tops and bottoms (with thinner mids). Is there much difference between these two pickups? The Duncan 59 neck will be muddier than the '57, but will have a singing sustain when used with a fair amount of gain. I am using a 2019 Gibson Les Paul 50's Standard. Not very … We discussed with this Jim DiCola, a master luthier at Gibson USA.His response was that the ’57 … They are here to help. The 59 … i would recommend those. tone forum. If you call the Les Paul Custom a lower end model, I guess you're right. Let's hear what they sound like. I originally planned on doing my build with a Seymour Duncan JB with the 59, but this freaking Dirty Fingers has got me thinking. … Conclusion of seymour duncan ’59 vs pearly gates: You Make The Call. link above. Q: I see some Gibson guitars have ’57 Classic pickups and some have Burstbuckers. Jackson Dominion Bourbon Burst-Duncan '59 bridge, Screamin' Demon neck. It was ok. Kinda boring. '59's have an A5 magnet. big mike. This page was generated at 07:21 AM. EMG JH "HET" Set BC. Lindy Fralin Standard /Unbucker. Hey everyone. I'm trying to decide on which to put in my les paul. Here's the Guitar Animal comprehensive review of Seymour Duncan Model 59 pickups. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) It has honk like an original 57 PAF. best way … As with all of our P.A.F.-style pickups, the ’59 vintage output humbucker is wound on Seymour’s classic Leesona 102 pickup winding machine from the old Gibson … This page was generated at 07:21 AM. Gibson 57's are my favorite pickups ever. Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan. von Udo Pipper, 13. A thick or duller guitar would be better suited to the 59. BTW, I don't hear the Duncan 59's, which are alnico 5 magnet pickups, as sounding a lot like 57 Classics, which use alnico 2 magnets. Seymour Duncan SH6B BLK.

Clear editor. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Next up, we’ve of course chosen a pickup from Seymour Duncan, one of the most popular and most in-demand modern-day pickup manufactures in the world. all regular Seymour Duncan pickups are wound in the USA by a contractor. That gives them a sharp high-end, scooped mids, and a lot of firm low-end. Gibson used them on most of their guitars through the 90s. if you're looking for alot of high gain sounds, etc, i'd say the 59's are better at that though. "Better", being a very subjective term, needs some qualification to make sense. To start viewing messages, If this is your first visit, be sure to View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. In this video i compare Gibson's Burstbucker 1 and 57 Classic neck pickups. They are here to help. In the 490T vs. 57 classic debate, I have grown to really like the sound of what a 490T can do in a hollow body or semi-hollow body guitar. Messages 37,670. The 59 has an A5 magnet, which tends to favour the tops and bottoms (with thinner mids). BUT wiring in series means connecting the – of coil 1 to the + of coil two. Gibson has been at the forefront of pickup engineering for half a century and amongst their huge range of high-quality offerings is the Gibson Classic Plus ‘57. 194 € 108 . best electronic/sound wizards in the NC Piedmont. 08-15-2011, 03:45 PM #1. And now, in the 2014 models, Gibson has ’59 Classic and ’61 Classic pickups. Fingers matter more than the difference between a 59 and a 57 classic. 96 € 485 . I love the sound of those. The 59's are alnico 5. Does anybody have or know of a good recording of either/both? Discussion in 'Pickups' started by doveman, Oct 14, 2006. ? select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. i reckon there are a lot of people on this forum specifically because they were not happy with the 57 and wanted something better. EMG 81 Black. The following is the archived version of the Pickup Comparison Chart. Das 59-Modell gehört zu den Klassikern schlechthin, dieser Tonabnehmer ist fast so berühmt wie das Original. Seymour Duncan Seth Lover. Gibson 57 Classic VS Duncan 59. WCR Fillmores. check out the FAQ by clicking the Thread starter Tommy Tourbus; Start date Feb 23, 2008; T. Tommy Tourbus Senior Member. ... a 59 … The SD '59 bridge … . 135 € 174,99 € 157 . Paste as plain text instead, × Clear editor. Hardbop. Das Seymour Duncan APH-2S Humbucker Slash Set ist den Pickups nachempfunden, die Slash in der legendären Les Paul installiert hatte, mit der er das Album "Appetite for destruction" aufnahm. Platinum Supporting Member. Re: SD 59 Vs Gibson Classic 57 (+) '57 Classics have A2 magnets and Duncan 59s have A5. I originally planned on doing my build with a Seymour Duncan JB with the 59… IME, the more accurate scenario is a big chunk of people put them in junky fast growth, unaturally and not completely dried low quality faux wood with pot metal bridges, and a 1/8" of plastic finish, then complain the pickups are muddy/warm. First, let me say that I really like it. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Thread Tools. Gibson 498T vs Seymour Duncan '59 Bridge. This is for the neck position. Unlike the other two it is unpotted. Godin also has thier pickups wound there. Seymour Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic: JimK: 12/14/10 10:49 PM: I'm thinking about putting a S-Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic pickup in the neck position of my Dot 335 Epiphone. custom wound pickups and certain models are done in house at Seymour Duncan… if you're looking for alot of high gain sounds, etc, i'd say the 59's are better at that though. The Duncan 59 neck will be muddier than the '57, but will have a singing sustain when used with a fair amount of gain. I'm a beginning player and I picked up a used Epiphone ES-175 the other week. A: There definitely are differences. 116 € 164,99 € 188 . The Duncans are decent, better than Burstbuckers and the 498, but not as good as 57 … 209 € 266 . Conclusion of seymour duncan ’59 vs pearly gates: You Make The Call. Gibson 57 Classic. All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I haven't tried a 59, but even a … I had thought 5 was the most common, as you're saying. If you like this, and wanna buy me a coffee, I mean...I won't say no! (sex pistols, van halen, sabbath, hendrix) etc. Seymour Dun '59 Bridge 191 vote(s) 80.3% Gibson 498T Bridge 47 vote(s) 19.7% Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > doveman Member. But they’re all described as PAF pickups. check out the FAQ by clicking the I currently have a all-mahogony very … . You may have to register Obwohl wir insgesamt vier SD-Modelle getestet haben, ist das nur ein winziger Ausschnitt aus dem riesigen Pickup-Programm. Di Marzio PAF Classic/Virtual PAF. Gibson 57 vs Seymour Duncan 59 Pickup Just curious . EMG SL20 Steve Lukather. can you easily play "still got the blues " live (blues alive cd) or would it be better with a sh1 or burst bucker"? I have Duncan 59s in a Heritage H550. Gibson 57 Classic Plus Humbucker. Gibson 57's are my favorite pickups ever. Messages 565. A thick or duller guitar would be better suited to the 59. Gibson 57 Classic Vintage GC. The Seth lover is like a much more lively A2pro in a way. Col Mustard Well-Known Member. If your guitar is a bit toppy or thin, the A2pro would be better. Thanks, Jim. If this is your first visit, be sure to There a bit brighter than the 57's, You have it backwards, the Custom is ceramic and the Custom Custom is A2. Gibson 57 Classic Vintage NC. I used to swear by them and have them in the bridge position of all my guitars, but I eventually got tired of the lack of bottom end and overwhelming mids on them. Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan. Seymour Duncan SH-159 Modell. Re: Gibson 57 Classic vs Duncan 59? link above. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59… Joined: Sep 29, 2009 Messages: 7,922 Likes Received: 7,958 Location: Tucson AZ. Seymour Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic Showing 1-20 of 20 messages. If you opt for a four-conductor version for coil splitting, the ’59’s single coil mode is crystal clear. Personally, I like the 490, but I'm not crazy about the 498. These … Re: Gibson 498 vs Gibson 57' Classic I think you're confusing the Gibson '57 Classic PAF's with the Epiphone '57 Classics, all Gibson pickups are made in the U.S, the Epis are made in Asia. Alles erdenkliche was du letztendlich betreffend Gibson 498t vs seymour duncan jb recherchieren wolltest, siehst du bei uns - ergänzt durch die besten Gibson 498t vs seymour duncan jb Vergleiche. Seymour Duncan SH-1n’59 Model Humbucker Pickup. You may have to register The frets are huge and it plays very fast. Feb 23, 2008 #2 for me, a 57 classic in the neck (al II magnet, mid 7ks) and a 59 bridge (al V magnet, low 8ks) is a great combination. The SD '59 bridge will often not be as loud as the neck, even when adjusted, but the bridge does have a decent output level. EMG 85 BK. Gibson Burstbucker 1&2 / PRO. 83 € 205 . Resümee. The 57 Classics are alnico 3. If your guitar is a bit toppy or thin, the A2pro would be better. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? Rockinger Classic. Seymour Duncan never fails to impress with their … Both ’59 and Pearly Gates pickups have solid characteristics that guitarists appreciate so it’s hard to identify the winner in Seymour Duncan ’59 vs … Bei der Note fällt eine hohe Zahl an Faktoren, um ein möglichst gutes Testergebniss zu bekommen. When you connect red and white you will have a humbucker, meaning the two coils are wired in series. What are the differences between these two pickups? Gibson has been at the forefront of pickup engineering for half a century and amongst their huge range of high-quality offerings is the Gibson Classic Plus ‘57. It has honk like an original 57 … The B/M/T numbers have since been re-worked by our engineering department. WCR Crossroads . Häussel Vintage Humbucker. So which pickup for this guitar/amp combo? Yet despite these "awful" stock Gibson pickups, people still love the sound of Les Pauls. But seeing as how you have the same fingers, regardless of the guitar you play, there will be a noticeable difference when you use different PU's in any given guitar. More sustain, more harmonics – from vintage to high-output. I've never tried a JB in any of my guitars either for that matter. That little extra midrange gives you something … Gibson 498t vs seymour duncan jb - Der TOP-Favorit der Redaktion . The Seth lover is like a much more lively A2pro in a way. Humbuckers for blues, jazz, rock, metal and everything in between. https://guitaranimal.com The 59 Model bridge pickup is a full sounding, versatile PAF style humbucker with an articulate treble attack, full bottom end, and scooped midrange. PAF-Vergleichstest: Seymour Duncan SH-1 59 Modell. Never heard a Burstbucker I liked. If the pickups were that bad, they would detract from the sound of the guitar to the point that no one would want to buy a stock Les Paul. I do like the Duncan 59's, but to me they have less mids and more bass and treble than the 57 … I'm considering replacing the set of Duncan 59's in my Heritage H-170 with Gibson 57 Classics. Now I am getting confused: The above says Seymour Duncan: white and red are finish from coil 1 and coil 2. Seymour Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic Showing 1-20 of 20 messages. The 498T … Januar 2005 . Looking for some advice on pairing it with one of the neck position pups I have laying around being Seymour Duncan 59, Gibson 490R, Ibanez Super 70. Seymour Duncan SH-4 Zebra. By nitro, March 5 in Gibson USA. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan. Dommenget PAF. Seymour Duncan '59 Humbucker-4 Conductor-Bridge. Both ’59 and Pearly Gates pickups have solid characteristics that guitarists appreciate so it’s hard to identify the winner in Seymour Duncan ’59 vs Pearly Gates.In the end, you have to think about your own needs and requirements in order to acquire the right pickups. Gibson 57 Classic Plus Humbucker. I like both the Classic '57 and JB. All times are GMT-8. Looking for some advice on pairing it with one of the neck position pups I have laying around being Seymour Duncan 59, Gibson 490R, Ibanez Super 70. 96 € 132 . If you want a set of pickups that sounds like 57 Classics but which cost less, get a used set. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Joined: Oct 9, 2006 Messages: 391 Likes Received: 0 Location: USA - South Carolina. Oh here there! 83 € 149 . I have tried a Classic 57, 57+, and 498t in a Hamer Scarab I own (all mahogany, set neck, rosewood, 500k pots). . Re: Seymour Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic: Mr Maj6th: … Platinum … These are installed on some higher end Les Pauls and are well known for bringing out the Les Paul’s strong woody tone. Which do you like better and why. "Technique is really the elimination of the unneccessary ... it is a constant effort to avoid any personal impediment or obstacle to acheive the smooth flow of energy and intent", http://store.gibson.com/57-classic-plus-pickup/. WCR Goodwoods. walterw . but, really, you can't go wrong either way, they both sound … Are there differences? Seymour Duncan SH-4BK. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. nitro 3 nitro 3 Advanced Member; All Access; 3 103 … But people still do, and many think if you alter the original equipment you ruin the sound of the guitar. Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. To start viewing messages, I don't own anything with Gibson 57s yet, but sometimes things change. All times are GMT-8. Seymour Duncan Humbuckers & Trembuckers Model Name (click for details) Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak Magnet EQ B/M/T Output User Type 6 string – Sentient Four Con. 96 € 319 . WCR Darkbursts. I'm not a Gibson pup specialist but doesn't the 57+ come with an A5 mag? Feb 23, 2008 #1 Which do you guys prefer? Seymour Duncan SH-59 BK Set Vintage Blues zwei kalibriertes SH1`59 Model Pickups für Hals und Brücken Position, basiert auf Vintage PAF Humbuckern der späteren 50ziger, perfekt für Blues, Jazz und Classic Rock, 2-adrig, Farbe schwarz The H … Kloppmann 58/59 . Seymour Duncan Antiquity. I do a few chord things, some crappy lead stuff, and then some rhythm stuff. They are here to help. it is a high tech facility that also does winding work for the automotive industry. SeymourDuncan - '59 Model vs Gibson - '57 Classic / DriveToneThis time, I did replace the pickups in the '57 Classic. 57 Classics are my favorite. tone forum. Seymour Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 Classic: JimK: 12/14/10 10:49 PM: I'm thinking about putting a S-Duncan 59 or Gibson 57 …

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