If you want Live at Leeds tone, here it is! The neck position achieves a ruthless, Richards-esque grind
Slightly hotter than original, which are pretty damn hot. I give 'em a 10Tone: bridge: balanced, with upper-mid spike. neck: scooped, strat-like. Another 10, here.
Sonic evaluation: The bridge position is perfect for feeding a hungry Marshall or Hiwatt. If you want Live at Leeds tone, here it is! The neck position achieves a ruthless, Richards-esque grind with ease. Also excells at SRV style tones, although more headroom is needed from the amp, due to the high output. These are reverse-wound, reverse-polarity, so they get an excellent out of phase tone in the middle position. Again, very SRV-like. Definitely a 10.
For which styles and positions is this pickup (un)suitable: These pickups could be used for just about anything, with the right amp. If you want clean tones, it's best to use an amp with a lot of headroom, as these are even hotter than standard ASAT pickups. I give 'em a 7 for versatility. Overall Rating Comments: I'm having a second set installed on my backup ASAT. These are great looking, fabulous sounding,
On a scale of 1 to 10, I give this pickup a: 9
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12/14/2015 4:56 PM