RGA8 pickups

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  1. NorCal_Val

    NorCal_Val SS.org Regular

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    I’ve got an RGA8 that I’m going to be using for a doom/stoner-type of project. I’d like to replace those cr@p stock pickups with anything else.:congress:
    Any suggestions? (I don’t need a lot of output since the fuzz pedals will be handling the dirt.)
     
  2. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire 8 string hoarder

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    what are you willing to pay? if you want boutique options then the avedissian scythe is excellent for doom/sludge/stoner stuff. same with the bkp warpig or guitarmory matador. matador is probably the most versatile out of those imo. If you're looking at cheaper stuff the duncan invader or pegasus will work well.
     
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    noise in my mind SS.org Regular

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    Pegasus is nice. I had blackouts in my old rga8 and they sounded incredible in that guitar for some reason.
     
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    Cool.
    Thanks for the replies!
    I’ll check those out.
     
  5. lewis

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    The stock cort bass pickups not doing it for you? Haha
     
  6. BigViolin

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    Sent you a PM.
     
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  7. sell2792

    sell2792 Back from the Dead

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    Recieving an RGA8 with DActivators Friday, I can let you know how those sound. I definitely love my 7620 with the DA & Liqui combo.
     
  8. FireInside

    FireInside THE. DEAD. SEASON.

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    I swapped the stock pickups in mine (as well as my RG8) for the DActivators as well. I'm more of an active pickup guy usually so I tried the EMG 808's and Blackouts first. Couldn't be happier with the DActivators. Can't recommend them enough.
     
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    Interested in hearing what everyone uses.
     

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