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New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« on: April 23, 2012, 02:00:15 PM »
Hey guys (and gals)!

Actually the topic might be a little bit misleading, as I already decided on the pickups  :P
Got a smashing deal on a set of VHII's, so I've got those on the way in the mail.

I do, however, have a question regarding the 5-way rotary switch.
Do I have to reverse the magnet in either of the two pickups in order to make them work right?
I've found that seems to be the case with Duncans and DiMarzios, but is it the same with Bareknuckles?

Anyway, really looking forward to getting these babies in the guitar.
I'm sure it's gonna rock  :D
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2012, 02:05:06 PM »
Yep, same deal.  You'll need a flipped magnet  :)

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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2012, 02:21:38 PM »
All right, thanks for the response  :)

Just one more question..
Bareknuckles aren't like, all epoxied up, like certain other manufacturers?
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2012, 02:42:17 PM »
Not encased in a solid block like an EMG, no. 

But they are wax-potted.  It'll need re-potting after being dismantled to flip the magnet.
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2012, 04:31:40 PM »
Ok, thanks for your help guys  :D

Now.. If that pickup would just get here already  :P
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2012, 05:37:38 PM »
Show us some pictures when it's finished!   :)
BKPs I've Got:  RR, BKP-91, ITs, VHII, CS set, Emeralds
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2012, 05:47:00 PM »
Not encased in a solid block like an EMG, no. 

But they are wax-potted.  It'll need re-potting after being dismantled to flip the magnet.

They are wax-potted indeed. I reversed the magnet in my Holydiver bridge I use with the 5-way rotary in my PRS Custom and did not have to re-pot it - no squeals. I would try it without re-potting first - maybe it is not necessary.

Cheers Stephan

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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2012, 10:31:45 PM »
Show us some pictures when it's finished!   :)

I'll remember to do that :)

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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2012, 04:06:40 PM »
Well, just received the pickups yesterday and I wasted no time getting them in the guitar  :D

And what can I say?
They sound freaking awesome! Even better than I imagined they would.
I've just been playing at home, going to try them at rehearsal tonight.

Anywhoo, here are a few pics  :)
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2012, 04:33:20 PM »
amazing!
pickups are asking for covers, though
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2012, 05:44:32 PM »
Looks very cool!

I (respectfully) disagree with Eric about the covers, the open black coils look good with the metallic colour.  :)

(I will have covers when I put BKPs in my Standard 22, though)
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2012, 06:58:56 PM »
That looks really cool. Throw some clips at us if you can  :D
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2012, 07:17:25 PM »
Yep, cool is the word  8)

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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2012, 07:19:22 PM »
Need I to say cool?
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Re: New pickups for PRS Standard 24
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2012, 10:53:19 PM »
Thanks a lot guys  :)

Got to try the new pickups at rehearsal tonight, and I'm blown away.
Really loving them so far. Sounds equally great both clean and with distortion :)

Might get some clips up at a later time. I'll see what I can do.

I actually considered getting covered ones, but I much prefer the look of uncovered ones  8)
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