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57 Classics Vs Burstbuckers


lespaul16

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Hi there recently i purchased my first les paul Yay!

i chose 57's over the burstbucker pro#s, i was just wondering

peoples opinions please. i play led zeppelin slash ac/dc aerosmith that

kinda thing and i was just wondering if the 57s in peoples opinions are closer to that kind of sound.

one last thing, also a question about a slash-esque sound. i'm not trying to get his sound

or replicate him or anything its out of curiosity. i know the bb pros have alnico V magnets and the

57's; alnico II's and slash uses SD alnico II's as everyone knows. out of curiosity does this mean

the 57's would sound more like slash with the alnico 2 magnets or have i interpreted this wrong

thank you very much for your help ](*,)

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I see that you just joined and welcome these guys on here are really helpful

 

anyway the 57's would probably get the sound that you want because i have those on mine and it sounds just like Angus Young, Jimmy Page and all the other classic guitarists but personally i make my own sound and tone from the guitar to make it more original. I don't try out things as much and i really don't know what the bb's sound like for the most part but the classics would get that sound you want

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The both sound pretty much the same to me. But the Burstbucker PROs have more high end bite to 'em. I love both pickups!

 

I think whichever you decide to get, you'll be extremely happy. They're great for classic rock and hard rock. Actually...... I think they're great for any style of music. I play country gigs and R&B/Blues gigs with them too.

 

But if you're wanting a Slash-like sound..... you might want to buy the pickups he uses (Seymour Duncan Alnico II PROs).

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make sure you don't lump all of the burstbuckers into one group. there is a big difference between the BB1, BB2, BB3 set and the BB pros. the first group uses alnico 2 mags. i think they are the best option. next i rank the 57s, and the bb pros last... for that type of music.

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make sure you don't lump all of the burstbuckers into one group. there is a big difference between the BB1' date=' BB2, BB3 set and the BB pros. the first group uses alnico 2 mags. i think they are the best option. next i rank the 57s, and the bb pros last... for that type of music.[/quote']

 

+1

 

EXACTLY !!!

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