FS: Bare Knuckle Pickups (Painkiller, Nailbomb, Warpig, etc)

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  1. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Holydivers are always alnico.
     
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    Nick,
    Thanks for the recommendation on the Blackdog pickups for my Schecter C1 Elite.
    It arrived last Friday and I'm really liking it.
    Been messing with the height adjustment a bit but its a great sounding pickup. Nice throaty growl to it.
    Funny how my other pickups sound kinda flat and unexciting now...:yesway:
    I'm thinking the Blackdog neck is my next purchase....
    Thanks again.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    You're welcome! The Black Dog neck is amazing, you will love it :)
     
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    Hey Zimbloth, what would you suggest for an Ibanez RG752FX? Basswood body, maple/wenge neck, rosewood board. Playing tech death/death core type stuff in drop A? I was thinking a C Pig maybe? Or something completely different like a Dimarzio D-Activator?
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Sounds great man.

    D-Activator is cool but a bit too bright for my tastes, lacks warmth. I would suggest the C-Pig, Blackhawk, or even the Painkiller.
     
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    Guamskyy Hwat you call me?

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    Hey Nick,

    I'm looking for a replacement BKP set in my standard JP7- as of right now I have a calibrated aftermath set in there that I did like but it's not sounding up to par with my tastes- the scowl/honk you get from the low strings is something I'm not too privy on anymore. I'm looking for something a little more aggressive, but highly versatile with singing leads.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Yeah I really don't like the Aftermaths in JP7s, not something I would have recommended myself. I would suggest the Holydiver or Black Hawks. Aggressive, clear, but fuller and better lead tones. I like Emerald as well.
     
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    Guamskyy Hwat you call me?

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    Thanks Nick, I actually was thinking Blackhawks as well :metal: I'm assuming you are reccomending the ceramic bridge option?
     
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    Hi Nick. You seem to be the man to ask so here goes: Ibanez S970WRW, mahogany body, rosewood top and board, wenge neck. From standard to C standard tuning playing lots of proggy stuff ala Protest the Hero but also needs to get really dirty when I turn up the gain.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Yes indeed.

    I would suggest the Painkillers or Emeralds.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    UPDATE!! You can now order Blackhawks or Cobras in white on our website. Or even zebra!
     

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    Hey Nick! What is the best BKP humbucker for leads so that when you split the neck you are closest to a single coil type sound. I guess what I want is a neck humbucker that will do shred metal but when split gives you a great single coil tone. Not sure if it's possible but thought I would ask.

    I have a Duvell Elite 7 on the way that I am thinking about. Thanks
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    There is no "best" really. For a Duvell 7 Elite I would suggest the Painkiller set, Nailbomb/VH2 set, or Rebel Yell/VH2 set.
     
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    Hey Nick thanks for previous suggestion, worked out really well! Now after something for an Esp Horizon NT-II, maple neck through, mahogany wings, ebony board. Stock JB is a bit bright/thin for my tastes. Playing Faceless, Haunted, Periphery type stuff in D Standard/Drop C.
     
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    Nick,
    I would appreciate some pickup suggestions for my Ibanez RG-7321.
    I'm sure your familiar, but it has a basswood body, 5pc maple/walnut neck, and a rosewood board.

    Just like I did with the blackdogs I put in my schecter, I'm looking for a good modern metal sound and good clarity but not necessarily the highest output.

    Thanks,
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    I would suggest the Black Hawk or Warpig (ceramic). We have some in stock on our website too.

    I would suggest either the Emerald or ceramic Nailbomb in there.
     
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    Hi Nick! How's it going?
    Do you have any experience with Stormy Mondays? I intend to use it on a 30.8" scale mahogany neckthrough pau ferro board. I plan to tune it in some sort of cello tuning, going from Ab0 to Ab4 and it will be used for solos, improvs and chords mostly. Do you think a Holydiver set could be too much?
    Oh, the camo covered Miracle Man 7 set has arrived. You are the man! :-D
    Thanks!
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Are you sure you're going to want to be soloing on a 30.8" scale? The frets are like a mile apart and the tension pretty intense :)

    Anyways I would suggest the Mule set over the Stormy Mondays. Great sounding pickups for everything from jazz to metal, and handles low tunings very well.
     
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    jorgercrosa SS.org Regular

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    Well, that is where the cello tuning comes in, with Ab0 Ab1 F2 D3 B3 Ab4 the stretches are not that far... I just have to think in terms of 3rds and 6ths all the time. :lol:

    About the Mules, do you think I should avoid the Stormy Mondays for such low tunings? Because that is what I have been offered on a trade... If you think it is not a good idea, I guess I'll be on the lookout for a set of Mules.

    Thanks!
     

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