Thick modern metal humbucker for a Strat

Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by Zhysick, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. Zhysick

    Zhysick SS.org Regular

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    Those 110€ plus shipping plus custom taxes will go easily up to 150€ so not into what's reasonable at the end, even more, I could get it new cheaper from a shop in Germany or mainland Spain than for that price second hand... It's a shit living here.

    If I find the Breeds too soft or bass heavy I know I will change the magnet for ceramic for that tighter and faster bass response but the breed I got was just too well priced to let it go considering how bad things can get in this tiny little place.

    Thanks guys and gals!
     
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    Emperoff Hasta la vista, Baby Contributor

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    You just described the BKP Juggernauts. They excel in bright guitars and are really versatile.

    If you end up buying BKPs new, forget about the stores you mentioned. Order them through Fred from Guitar-Hiro. Just use BKP site to configure your options (covers, and stuff) and send him an email with all the details asking for a quote.
     
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    ^he knows for sure the Juggernauts, his favourite modern pups, in fact he recommended them to me and I couldn't be happier with that set, I'm going for my second pair and now for 8 strings. Anyway, I think the Breeds idea is neat, good luck, mate!
     
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    Yes, I love the Juggernauts but the slight wha sound in the upper mids is something I don't want for this guitar (even if so love that sound... But I think I would better pair it with a PAF Pro in the neck very very close to the strings to potentiate the vocal sounding of that one too) that's why I considered the Warpig but with the prices...

    About buying in Germany the thing is that where I live the general TAX is just 6'5% and the prices shown in those shops normally have about a 20% TAX already charged so for me is quite a lot cheaper and if I am lucky and the box goes thru the customs without noticing I can even avoid the 6'5% so that means that I normally get a 20% off, if not then it's still about a 15% cheaper than for most of you. Second hand is a different story because there is no TAX reduction.

    I found the DiMarzio for half I could get a BKP new or used even so... Happy right now.

    Thanks buddy! I will send you pics of the guitar when all the mods are done... But expect a bit of an Adrian Smith aesthetic... What can I say!
     
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    crg123 SS.orgLocalArchitect

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    Sorry didn't note your location. They're only $120 USD OBO, free shipping from my end. Good luck with your search.
     
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    one of my fav guitarrists ever ;)
     
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