EMG Kirk Hammett sig set announced!! -

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  1. lewis

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    I would say its about time?
    Confirmed via the EMG official FB page.

    Also..I want the green EMG logo on every pickup I buy from them now going foward haha

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  2. lewis

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    to add, I dont like Kirk the player whatsoever but these are cool and Im interested in how they compare tonally to the Het set.
     
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    KnightBrolaire gearwhoricus americanus

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    They probably come with a permanently cocked wah voicing, since kirk seems to forget there's other ways to play guitar than just using a wah all the damn time lol
     
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    Sometimes you play a sloppy re-interpretation of your own solo!
     
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    Probably not interested given his tone, but the green is a nice touch.
     
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    Really like the green!
     
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    Blytheryn Musical Adam West

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    The green is sick.
     
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    im really hoping that if we buy direct from EMG, we can request getting the green logos on anything!

    (unless his set happens to be everything I like in a pup - because then it would not matter haha)
     
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    if you have that much of a hard on for the green you could always paint the emg logos on your guitars. I've seen other guys do that.
     
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    I forget the color conventions on EMG's logo's, but they used to be relative to identifying the model. My old 89 was Red logo'd, my S was silver logo'd. I've seen gold logo's, & such too.
     
  11. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    This is still true for a lot of the models. On the top of my head, the 81 is silver, 85 is gold, 60 is grey, dual-modes are copper, and the GTV set is red (black if you get the red covers).
     
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    I knew it had something to do with that, thanks.
     
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    yeah thats true!
    get some green model paint and a tiny brush haha
     
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    Identical to the Zakk Wylde set but with a 20% markup? ;)
     
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    haha guesswork or inside info?
    That would be pretty funny.

    The comments about "built in wah pedal" made me laugh
     
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    FitRocker33 My tone is tighter than my hamstrings

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    Meh...Kirk hasn’t had a cool guitar tone since the early 90s. Couldn’t be less interested.
     
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    Supposedly, Kirk requested they stick with the old-school solderless hair plugs.
     
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    It's an EMG so it probably just sounds like an EMG an nothing to see here.
     
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    Guarantee it’s just a pair of 81s with green logos.

    It’s not like a KH signature set is some big new development. He’s had his signature dual 81 pick guard for as long as I’ve known what EMG pickups were
     
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    Just guesswork :)
    I actually think he does well on his live sounds, had best tone on the Metallica studio movies that I've seen. I think Greg Fidelman just butchered his tone on the last few albums. Even his wah sounds unnatural, so I am guessing it is probably a modeler.
     
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