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_tom_

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« on: November 26, 2005, 01:57:49 PM »
So, I finally managed to persuade my mate to get some Bareknuckles! He plays an Epiphone G400 extreme, basically SG-shaped but extended with horn bits at the bottom, also has a floyd. He plays pretty much only metal/shred. I was thinkin either Warpigs or Miracle Man? The kinda music  he listens to: Slayer, Metallica, Pantera, BLS, Van Halen, Yngwie etc. Doesnt ever downtune because of the floyd, so take that into account! He doesnt have internet access so I had to do this for him :lol:

Cheers

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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2005, 04:13:05 PM »
The Warpig is great for Metallica rhythm chugging. But I would recommend the Miracle Man wich is good for all the other stuff and won't do a half bad Metallica either.

(Check the spacing, probably 52mm)

Does your mate want some special covers to go with the pickups?
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2005, 06:28:45 PM »
Not sure, but I'll have to ask him!

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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2005, 07:03:08 PM »
yeah, i'd second the miracle man, with the ceramic magnet it'll be tight for stuff like pantera, while doing the other stuff very well too...

does he want to go with a calibrated set, or does he want a different neck pickup?

and is the MM neck pickup alnico V? (i think i heard that somewhere, but i'm not sure)

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« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2005, 10:57:01 PM »
Cheers for the replies. Not sure about if he wants a set or not, I think he said it depends how much money he ends up getting for christmas or something  :D

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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2005, 01:00:37 PM »
yeah it is dave. BKP don't use ceramic mags for neck pickups and any other alnico would be too mellow
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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2005, 03:09:04 PM »
^makes sense, alnico is better for cleans etc., which the neck pickups tend to be used for...

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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2005, 09:11:01 PM »
Quote from: dave_mc
^makes sense, alnico is better for cleans etc., which the neck pickups tend to be used for...

Neck pups are used a lot by classic rock bands and such for soloing with sme overdrive on top too. I think the alnicos make stuff like that sound better too, but that's just my preference.

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« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2005, 10:40:58 PM »
^welcome to the forums, calum, my fellow ug-er!  :twisted:

EDIT: and i don't just use my neck pickup for cleans- i use it for blues and soloing too!

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"doesn't tune down..."
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2005, 10:13:05 AM »
The BKpu's:
Warpigs, Nailbombs...

But the real problem may be that all these bands that he likes play in dropped tunings...


Q: How/Why does he play metal without tuning down?!-

DO IT ! ! !
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Re: "doesn't tune down..."
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2005, 06:53:46 PM »
Quote from: Drac
The BKpu's:
Warpigs, Nailbombs...

But the real problem may be that all these bands that he likes play in dropped tunings...


Q: How/Why does he play metal without tuning down?!-

DO IT ! ! !
 (hehehe...)- Drac


Haha I dunno he is mostly a bedroom guitarist, playing to total guitar backing tracks, which are mostly all in standard. He doesnt like tuning with his floyd either..

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« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2005, 11:26:51 PM »
When in doubt over a metal BKP, Nailbomb.