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Gear Discussion => Electric Guitar => Topic started by: Mick on June 16, 2019, 12:08:15 PM

Title: Would you put cheaper pickup in your expensive guitar
Post by: Mick on June 16, 2019, 12:08:15 PM
As per the title of this post.  Would you consider putting cheap, or cheaper guitar pickups in your expensive guitar?  I mean for example swapping out your stock Gibson pickups for something else, even if they're a lot cheaper.

I know there a lot of top brand pickups out there like Gibson (, DiMarzio (, Seymour Duncan (, Bare Knuckle (, EMG (, Lace (, Fishman (, to name but a few.  But what about some of the cheaper options out there like IronGear (, Wilkinson (, Tonerider (, or some other cheaper brand.  Would you be prepared to swap out a set of £100 - £200 pickups for a set of £50 ones if they sounded good.

What's your take on this?

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