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keith

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2013, 04:51:23 PM »
After e-mailing Tim regarding these pups as I am using A4 Mules at the moment for the stuff I am covering which is Classic rock. Hope this helps anyone who was wondering, seems like they will cover a lot of ground


they're quite different actually. Being AII powered they're very much
sweeter in the high end and with the aged magnets, extremely clear and
detailed. Not quite so much power as The Mule but .more than enough for
the majority of applications and easily man enough for hard rock even.
It's not a case of 'better' than The Mule, it's more a complimentary
vintage voice and tonal colour.  If you like that classic Kossoff vocal
delivery, you'll love these.


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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #31 on: July 03, 2013, 05:30:07 PM »
That description makes me even more exited for these than I already am =)
I loooooooooooooooove sweet highs. Added clarity never hurts as well....sides showing all your feeble mistakes.

Still want more info, but these are shaping up to be the PUs of my dreams.
Thank god I ordered a set....these babys unpotted will be sooo wicked  :D
BKPs in use: 10th set / RY set / Holy Diver b, Emerald n / Crawler bridge, Slowhand mid MQ neck/ Manhattan n
On the sidelines: Stockholm b / Suppermassive n, Mule n, AM set, IT mid

keith

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #32 on: July 03, 2013, 09:32:37 PM »
Well i've just gone and ordered a set of these......now I just need to stop coming on here and forget about it for a few weeks till the postman arrives .......I hope he does arrive....GAS is a terrible affliction
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Gibson 2000 Honeyburst Standard/10th Anniversaries
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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2013, 08:10:23 AM »
I also ordered a set of these, unpotted (raw nickel cover).

The Kossoff reference sold me plus the info I got from Tim:

"yes, this set is perfect for a tone similar to Slash on AFD"


(Btw, hi guys - BKP newbie here  :D )
Owned past BKP models: VH2 set, Mule set, 10th Anniversary set,  Emerald set

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #34 on: July 04, 2013, 10:12:03 AM »
God damn it, this is not helping me not to buy a set! 
Am usually very much a high output pickup guy, but I have been gasing for some low output pups for quite a while and been hesitating...these sound right up my street...sigh...
TS set - RY neck - ABomb bridge x2 - MQ neck - MMan bridge - MMilk neck - Sinner bridge - PDriver bridge - 10th Anniversary set - VHII bridge

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #35 on: July 04, 2013, 10:47:06 AM »
"yes, this set is perfect for a tone similar to Slash on AFD"
They just keep getting better and better the more I hear. It is like Tim though: Mhhh what would Kiichi like and made a PU from that.
It´s sweet, clear, AII, does Slashtones....OH MY GOD WHY HAVE THEY NOT ARRIVED YET!!!!

Just waiting for the next piece of info to completly loose my shite.
BKPs in use: 10th set / RY set / Holy Diver b, Emerald n / Crawler bridge, Slowhand mid MQ neck/ Manhattan n
On the sidelines: Stockholm b / Suppermassive n, Mule n, AM set, IT mid

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #36 on: July 04, 2013, 11:53:41 AM »
Must admit I am getting increasingly tempted, even though I'm generally not the biggest fan of AII humbuckers, or of Mr Slash..... I wonder how many sets have sold already?  :?

They sound like they would have to go in a Les Paul or maybe a 335.
BKPs I've Got:  RR, BKP-91, ITs, VHII, CS set, Emeralds
BKPs I Had:  RY+Abraxas, Crawlers, BD+SM

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #37 on: July 04, 2013, 12:33:33 PM »
I wonder how many sets have sold already?  :?
On FB they posted "They´re almost gone" yesterday.
BKPs in use: 10th set / RY set / Holy Diver b, Emerald n / Crawler bridge, Slowhand mid MQ neck/ Manhattan n
On the sidelines: Stockholm b / Suppermassive n, Mule n, AM set, IT mid

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #38 on: July 04, 2013, 12:54:55 PM »
Well I just ordered a set.   As a fan of Stormy Monday's, PG Blues and having an AII Mule set too, I know I'll like these.  The question is which guitar will get them!

What does the AII mule set sound like? I would guess a bit mellower than the standard Mule?

I got them for a PRS style hollowbody that was quite bright.  They mellowed it out really nicely but still keep a good note definition and can get a very nice crunch tone when pushing the amp.  I haven't tried them in anything else as they were perfect for the guitar.
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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #39 on: July 04, 2013, 12:59:41 PM »
People need to buy my pedals for sale out of the Seconds Out room so I can afford some of these damnit!  :lol:
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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2013, 01:10:06 PM »
They actually sound like they'll be really good and I think the  bridge model could work well in one of my guitars - pity they are only available as a limited edition with that engraved cover. I wonder if Tim will ever release a 'normal' version of these pickups.

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #41 on: July 04, 2013, 01:11:25 PM »
They dont really appeal to me to be honest, but I would love to hear what you guys have to say about them once youve got them installed in your axes

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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #42 on: July 04, 2013, 01:21:11 PM »
They sound like they would have to go in a Les Paul or maybe a 335.

That was my basic impression from what Tim told me. My guitars are a bit brighter than a Les Paul and he didn't seem to think they would sound big enough for what I wanted.
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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #43 on: July 04, 2013, 01:30:33 PM »
They sound like they would have to go in a Les Paul or maybe a 335.

That was my basic impression from what Tim told me. My guitars are a bit brighter than a Les Paul and he didn't seem to think they would sound big enough for what I wanted.

I have got a couple of guitars that would suit them pretty nicely (I think)..... but I do have a nagging feeling I'd be buying more because they're a special edition than because I really want those pickups.
BKPs I've Got:  RR, BKP-91, ITs, VHII, CS set, Emeralds
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Re: BKP 10th Anniversary Humbuckers
« Reply #44 on: July 04, 2013, 01:35:20 PM »
You may have a couple of guitars that would suit them but the same could be said for most of what's apparently under your bed!  :D
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Bridge - Emerald; Cold Sweat; Crawler; A-Bomb; Holydiver; Miracle Man; Sinner; Trilogy Suite

Neck - Emerald; Cold Sweat; Crawler; Holydiver; Sinner; Trilogy Suite