Best Neck Single Coil for High Gain Tones

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  1. Drew

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    If you want something with humbucker-like output in a single coil form factor, your options are pretty limited. Heavy Blues 2 or Injector neck are as hot as you're going to get from a Dimarzio non-blade singlecoil suitable for the neck/middle, though you could also shoot them an email and ask how the Virtual Solo would work with an Evo in the bridge.
     
  2. metallifan3091

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    Do you have personal experience with the Injector, Drew? I was looking at those but I don't know anything about single coil pickups.
     
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    I don’t have a ton of experience with different single coils, but I did have a Trilogy middle and neck in a Suhr Pro Strat that sounded pretty damn good. I liked it so much, I ordered the same for a 7 string Skervesen 4AP that is being built.
     
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    JB junior is a great shred pickup. It doesn't really sound like a JB it is tighter/clearer and has a good mid range hump that allows clear sounding leads on the neck pickup.
     

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