HS pickup config appreciation thread

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H/S is king, I’ve got this, I’ve since replaced the bloated sounding ESP humbucker in the neck with a Suhr V60LP and put a Black Winter in the bridge. Sounds absolutely ridiculous.
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Lol HS thread but most posts are of single coil-sized humbuckers in the neck. So is this an aesthetics thing only?

For true HS guitars, how do you guys get around the 250k/500k pots thing?
Most probably just use a 300K pot, but you can also use 500k pot with a 470k resistor on just the single coils so they see a 250k pot and the humbucker sees a 500k pot.

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Man, I was born for this thread. I don't keep too many photos of mine around but love what's been posted so far!
 

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Lol HS thread but most posts are of single coil-sized humbuckers in the neck. So is this an aesthetics thing only?

For true HS guitars, how do you guys get around the 250k/500k pots thing?
98 % aesthetics, I rarely ever use the neck pickup except for cleans, which I prefer SCs for anyways. Didn’t bother changing out the pot as we tune to drop A#, I find the extra brightness from the 500K pot doesn’t really hurt.

Pic with proper SC

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HS is the perfect config:
- Looks great.
- No hitting middle single or neck humbucker (if you have big hands)
- Enough versatility (specially if you split the bridge) for most people.

I'd love a 7-string version of this:

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Me too.
 

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HS is my favourite setup by far. I've never liked neck humbuckers for lead or clean, and I'm a huge neck single fan, so HS gives me everything I love and nothing I don't.
 

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These are all stunning, especially the headless design!
But.....

We need more info on this!!! A build thread perhaps?!
There was my thread here:
it was 2 years ago, so pics don’t work, but You can read the text and above is the final result of my mods..
 


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