DGT pickups vs 57/08 your thoughts...

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  1. king tone

    king tone New Member

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    I would love to hear your thoughts on the difference between these two?

    Preferences?

    I just got a DGT but I seem to remember hearing the 57/08s on a friends guitar years ago and thought they were really good.
     
  2. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Club Vice President

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    57/08s sound close to the DGTs, just a little more "oomph" - little more power. I've had 57/08s in my DGT since 2009, and have never looked back.

    Don't tell anyone, but I traded the DGT pickups to a buddy for a pedal...those pickups are now installed in a Les Paul!!
     
  3. Shawn@PRS

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    I'm telling Paul, and David!
     
  4. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  5. king tone

    king tone New Member

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    Thanks for the reply. It seems like I have read mixed views as far as which is the hotter pickups, the dgt or 57/08. I was thinking dc resistance was higher on the dgt pickups. Of course that is only one part of the equation but anyhow good conversation. I doubt that I would change the ones in my guitar, I was just wondering if it is different to have another guitar with the 57/08 set down the road.
     
  6. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Ehem, Snitches get stitches or wind up in ditches or that's what I heard anyway.o_O:D
     
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    Probably a noticeable improvement however I do like their 57 classics.
     
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