Identifying USA made pickups vs Korean Pickups

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  1. Wailing

    Wailing New Member

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    Hi Folks

    How would I know if a Starla pickup is made in the USA or Korea by visual examination?

    thanks to you wise strummers
     
  2. bodia

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

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    I think you'd need to take it out and look at the back. Not sure there is any visual difference looking at them while they're still in the guitar. Should be a sticker, or stamp on the back plate.
     
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    Wailing New Member

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    The pickup has PRS USA on the back and has metal braided wires.. I guess it is probably American
     
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    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    The Korean ones will have "G&B" stamped into the backplate.
     
  5. Wailing

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    Thank you folks... I will now see if they sound very different or similar
     
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