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  1. M

    PRS Custom 24 SE Pickup Install Help

    Hello, I ordered a set of Mojotone PW Hornets and wanted to attempt to install them myself; however, I'm finding myself to be overwhelmed in understanding what's actually going on here. I have a basic understanding of pots and switches but have never installed pickups before and all the...
  2. Blueswillismusic

    Modern Eagle Pickup Question

    Hi Everyone, I am new here, popped in to learn about modern eagle pickups, because I was given two but I can't find anything about them online. I don't know the year or anything really. Does anyone recognise it by this photo? I am interested in finding out what do they sound like and...
  3. hydeinthesky

    Is this PRS SE Silversky Pickups Legit?

    Good day everyone Someone is selling on Facebook a PRS SE Silversky Pickups, with the knobs and 5-way switch toggle, but the pickguard is a 10-hole strat pickguard, how would I know if this is legit, he selling it for $53.60. Here are the pictures. https://ibb.co/HtS9ZN2 https://ibb.co/s9kXj0J...
  4. AndyBowman

    PRS SE Custom 24-08 Pickup Covers

    I recently added a PRS SE Custom 24-08 to the collection and am wanting to put nickel covers over the zebra pickups. More for aesthetics than anything, but during my interwebs research have found it might effect the tone. On that, I'm seeing where it might "mellow" the highs, which I'm fine...
  5. You_Narf

    PRS Santana x Frampton SE DEMO (Modified Santana SE model)

    Hello, Steve here, The demos of this modified SE are now live!!! Thanks to everyone for your patience. I know I said I'd do it a fee weeks ago but couldn't get around to it. This is a Santana SE that's been a bit modified, the biggest thing is the super limited Seymour Duncan pickups (I believe...
  6. Y

    Parallel Axis Distortion + Blues Saraceno on my PRS SE Custom 24 Floyd

    Just upgraded the pickups on my PRS SE Custom 24 Floyd from PRS 85/15 "S" pickups to Seymour Duncan Parallel Axis Distortion + Blues Saraceno. I know that Blues Saraceno pickup is originally designed for the bridge position, but I installed it on the neck position because: 1. It was really...
  7. fmiranda2809

    SE Standard 24-08 Wiring Diagram

    Hi, Does anyone have the se standard 24-08 wiring diagram?? in the website there's only for custom version. Regards
  8. V

    Splitting / tapping pickups 2008 semi hollow which has no coil split

    I have an SE Custom semihollow which I bought in 2008. It pre dates when PRS added the coil split to this model. It has zebra humbuckers, 3 positions, no coil split or tap. I'm trying to research whether it is possible to reverse engineer a coil split or tap, and which one would be better. Any...
  9. guitargeek62

    Closest pickup to…

    …a Paul’s Guitar? I’ve got a core one and love it, but I’ve also started my own scratch-builds again and would like to try similar electronics in them. Funnily enough, of all the guitars I’ve played and owned I’ve yet to try any mini-humbuckers or firebird types, and I’m assuming the PGs might...
  10. N

    PRS 58/15 LT "S" pickups

    I have these pickups in my '21 PRS S2 McCarty 594. They sound terrible! Very muddy. On coil split the volume drops of about 50%. I see the pots and pickups are made in Korea. Seriously? Very disappointed. This guitar is not inexpensive. Supposed to be a "USA" guitar. I also noticed a...
  11. S

    TM pickups to TCI

    Sorry if this is has been asked and may seem obvious. I found a late 2019 custom 22 I wanna buy however it has TM pickups but I would like TCI pickups. My question is: will that a be a direct swap? I can’t find if TM has split coils but I wanna make sure the guitar has the hardware to make...
  12. F

    Output from both pickups regardless of switch position (SE Standard 24).

    Bought used on Marketplace. Regardless of the switch position, I am getting output from both pickups. I’ve tested this with a screwdriver. Tone pot works, coil split works, volume pot works. I looked at the wiring and it doesn’t look like it’s been modified at all. Anybody know what the issue...
  13. A

    PRS SE Standard 24 Pickup upgrade

    Hi I have got PRS SE standard 24 few months back. It plays great and smooth. Only thing I would like to change is the pickups. I use VOX practice amp to practice normally. And both of them together give me a very trebly sound. There is lack of bass. The pickups have clarity but are not suited...
  14. stankbank

    59/09 in an SE 245? Is it a worthy upgrade?

    I recently got a 245 SE guitar - I absolutely love it! It plays very well and its become my go to 'everyday guitar'. I was never a person to replace pickups in guitars - literally have never done this. I currently play through a Fractal Audio FM9 Turbo, into stereo studio monitors (Yamahas). I...
  15. KoreanDrama

    PRS 58/15 LT vs Suhr Thornbuckers

    Hey guys, I've been eyeballing a pair of 58/15 LT, that have been put out for limited release at a few retailers, put into a Strandberg and wanted to get everyone's take on the 58/15 LT as far as tonal characteristics and how they are when coil split. I currently have a pair of Suhr...
  16. gpdb

    PRS Explains Pickup Design - I was right!

    I'm so happy PRS released this information to the public in their latest video: I wrote an article earlier this year explaining what I believed was PRS's TCI process (link: https://guitarpickupdatabase.com/prs-tci-pickups-explained/). Every time I heard Paul describe how pickups have a...
  17. J

    new generation prs pickup swap requirements

    hello: i have an older ('93) prs that i changed the pickups years ago, including adding a three-way switch in place of the rotary and adding a coil split switch on the tone pot. the sound i really like is the old, classic low-output paf sounds of the late 50s (think 'burst). after buying a...
  18. Ovibos

    They changed the Vela neck pickup?!?

    Stumbled on this on the 'verb. It's not even on the official site. Wild!
  19. E

    How to wire 85/15S pickups with US electronics

    Hi everyone, I have a PRS SE Custom 24 I want to upgrade however I walk into some problems and I hope you can help me. I have this US electronics set now in my guitar and will keep on using the PRS 85/15S picksups I already have. These pickups have a black, red, green and white wire (the green...
  20. Y

    Switching options on PRS SE Custom 22

    Hi, I have a 2018 PRS SE Custom 22, and was wondering which coils are active in the 85/15 S pickups when using the push/pull. I've tapped a screwdriver on the pole pieces and it seems both the screw and slug coils are still active in each pickup when split? What's going on?
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