Hi guys! This has been delayed for almost two months as I didn't have the guitar with me, but finally got it back and put them to test both live and in the studio. Impressions below, but first... pics! Now that the porn is out, I'll share with you my thoughts about them: These are a Trident II set, with a few tweaks: Quilted maple bobbin tops, Alnico5/8 Configuration and wired with a Coil Swap mod. More onto this later. The grain of the tops is subtle but it goes along well with the top and look amazing in this guitar. Sound-wise they just click. The Aftermaths it had before sounded dreadful as they enhanced the natural frequencies of the guitar and everything was just too dry, bright and explosive. These have a ton of mids, but in the right place and they are not spikey at all. The guitar sounds incredible now as due to how the pickups are constructed: They sweetened the high strings while retaining the attack on the lower ones. The bridge is A8. It sounds quite agressive yet very lively sounding. The neck is sweeeet but not muddy. It also has much less output than the bridge pickup, which I didn't expect since the DC resistance between them is very small. It reminds me of a supercharged PAF pickup and it rocks for classic stuff and soulful soloing. Now the fun part. The Coil Swap mod... This mod was made popular by ArtieToo at the Seymour Duncan forums and basically consists of instead of a coil tap, it swaps the coils between neck and bridge pickups. This results in a different tonal palette without being too drastic nor losing volume or noise cancelling. For example, the neck pickup is warm and low gain by nature. You pull the knob and it swaps the lower coil for the bridge one, which results in boosted output and higher mids that together with the "open" sound of mismatched coils transform into a super clear and percussive sound that kills for full blast shredding. The opposite happens at the bridge. It gets chunkier and less powerful, which rules for hard rock or backing rythm tones over a solo. Although this mod is not exclusive for this pickups, I think it really shines with them due to the mismatched coil design Adam uses on them. It can work with everything, and the more mismatched the pickups are, the more noticieable the results. All in all, I certainly reccommend these babies to anyone. Adam does excellent work and you won't be dissappointed by the tone these put out!