What did you replace your 85/15's with?

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by frankencat, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    I think they might be one offs, but I for sure saw 1 of them. Still a little bummed that I missed out on it.
     
  2. OneGuitarGuy

    OneGuitarGuy New Member

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    I couldn’t agree more. There are soooooo many tones in these pickups if you use your guitar controls. Especially with a 4 knob setup like a 594. And the tone controls actually work through the entire sweep of the pot. They are quite dynamic pickups when compared to some more modern mid to high output offerings, and they take some time to figure out, but once I did I fell in love with them.
     
  3. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    I disagree. I currently have and use both types. My ears choose the S versions.
     
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  4. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    Typo.
     
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  5. littlebadboy

    littlebadboy New Member

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    I thought I had 85/15s on my S2 Standard 22. Just learned that I actually had #7s.

    I put in a Dimarzio D Activator X set in mine. They are amazing!

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  6. Ovibos

    Ovibos Unsure why all necks aren't rosewood

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    That guitar stole my lunch money.
     
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  7. frankencat

    frankencat Guitarded

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    You know what? These pickups are starting to grow on me. I lowered them and they sound better. I'm gonna play it for a while like this I think. ;)
     
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  8. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Always best to try that kind of thing first. Excellent.
     
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  9. OneGuitarGuy

    OneGuitarGuy New Member

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    Sometimes that’s all it takes! I only have the one PRS, but I ended up lowering my 58/15LT set from the factory setup and that’s when I fell in love with them. Glad you’re liking what you’re hearing now.
     
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  10. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    my S2 SC (all hog) is very dark, I mean noticeably so even acoustically compared to me S2 mira. The no.7s sounded muddy to me, haven't tried them anywhere else though, and USA 85/15 set are just right in there. I keep planning to rotate pickups through the guitar but it sounds good. I think the 85/15 are more or less the 58/15, a little brighter/less bell like.

    I tend to enthusiastically like most things by nature though ;) so there is that
     

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