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Author Topic: Zinc Steel Backing Plate  (Read 727 times)


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Zinc Steel Backing Plate
« on: May 23, 2012, 11:42:50 PM »
I've read the FAQ's on this and scoured the web for feedback and I'm still unsure as to whether or not I should order my Irish Tour set with the backing plate on the bridge pickup.  Can anyone advise me about this.  I'm putting these in an EJ strat, maple neck.  I realize the stock pickups in this are adequate but after a few years and experience with BKP I'd love to hear this with a different set, specifically the IT's.  I guess I'm trying to determine if there is a major difference in sound and tone with or without the plate
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Re: Zinc Steel Backing Plate
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 12:08:13 AM »
The baseplate adds some bottom and lower mids, close to a telecaster.
Mules, VHII, Crawler, MM's, IT's, BG50's.