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What IS this pup anyway?


 
5/13/2006 9:06 PM
Ken
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What IS this pup anyway?
I was at a guitar show last weekend, and I bought a weirdo pickup. It's cover is made of black plastic, it's the same oval shape as a Melody Maker pickup but bigger, no visible polepieces, and has a Gibson script logo across the top. I can't find it in my books.  
 
Any ideas?  
 
Ken
 
5/14/2006 11:42 AM
jasin lollar
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could be a LP recording model.  
Low impedance 70's atrocity.
 
 
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5/15/2006 7:23 AM
David Schwab
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I always wanted some of those Les Paul Recording guitars!  
 
It's a low impedance stacked coil humbucker, and some versions have multiple coil taps.  
 
http://www.oaktreeent.com/web_photos/guitars_Electric/Gibson_Les-Paul-Recording_Guitar_TW_collage.jpg  
 
Here's THE man himself with one: :)  
 
http://www.redhotred.com/images/july_16_2001_recording_guitar_copy.jpg
 
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