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Re: 1957 5e3 clip

4/28/2004 8:23 PM
ted mRe: 1957 5e3 clip
Hi Darrin and Todd,  
Thanks very much for the comments.  
You know the 490R/498T standard pups aren't all that hot, I think around 7-8K. The really hot ones are the 500T ceramics from Gibson. I can't remember where the PAFs, Classics, Classics Plus, and Burstbuckers stand.  
Third party, you can go really wild, I think Dunchan has one at 17kohms which would probably be like a pedal glommed onto your guitar.  
Also, I've heard *some* old firebird (mini humbuckers/deluxe size) have measured high output.

ted m I never roll back the volume on the... -- 4/28/2004 8:54 PM