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    EMG -ZW Zakk Wylde 81/85 Humbucker Set EMG -ZW Zakk Wylde 81/85 Humbucker Set
    EMG -ZW Zakk Wylde 81/85 Humbucker Set

    Professional upgrade pickups. <br />The 81 has high output for razor-sharp attack and is best for high-volume...

    $199.00
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    $185.07
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    Seymour Duncan SH-PG1 Pearly Gates Pickup Seymour Duncan SH-PG1 Pearly Gates Pickup
    Seymour Duncan SH-PG1 Pearly Gates Pickup

    Pearly Gates(TM): Essentially a variation on the Patent Applied For sound, the Pearly Gates sound is sweet,...

    Starting at $94.95
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    Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker Pickup Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker Pickup
    Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker Pickup

    The world's most popular humbucker guitar pickup.

    Starting at $72.95
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    Seymour Duncan APH-2s Alnico II Pro Slash Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Set Seymour Duncan APH-2s Alnico II Pro Slash Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Set
    Seymour Duncan APH-2s Alnico II Pro Slash Humbucker...

    A warm, moderate-output humbucker pickup set designed to produce Slash's unique recorded guitar tone.

    $189.95
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    $269.00 (save 29%)
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    EMG JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set EMG JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set
    EMG JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set

    James wanted something not only "new" sounding, but also totally new looking.

    $239.00
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    Seymour Duncan Hot Rodded Humbucker Set Seymour Duncan Hot Rodded Humbucker Set
    Seymour Duncan Hot Rodded Humbucker Set

    The neck SH-2 Jazz and bridge SH-4 create strong definition with bold, dense tone that's ideal for any heavy...

    $130.95
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  3. Fishman TriplePlay Wireless Guitar Controller Fishman TriplePlay Wireless Guitar Controller
    $399.95
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    Gibson '57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup Gibson '57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup
    Gibson '57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup

    The '57 Classic features Gibson's special Alnico II magnet; vintage enamel-coated wire; nickel plated pole...

    Starting at $139.99
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    Seymour Duncan SH-1 1959 Model Electric Guitar Pickup Seymour Duncan SH-1 1959 Model Electric Guitar Pickup
    Seymour Duncan SH-1 1959 Model Electric Guitar Pickup

    It looks and sounds just like a '59, warm and smooth with great sustain.

    Starting at $72.95
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    EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup
    EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup

    Exceptional for high-gain rock leads with high output, consistent distortion, and long sustain.

    $99.00
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    Seymour Duncan Little 59er Pickup Seymour Duncan Little 59er Pickup
    Seymour Duncan Little 59er Pickup

    Designed to impart all of the warm, smooth tone of an old 1959 Patent-Applied-For humbucker.<br />

    Starting at $72.95
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    EMG EMG-DG20 David Gilmour Pre-Wired Pickguard/Pickup Set EMG EMG-DG20 David Gilmour Pre-Wired Pickguard/Pickup Set
    EMG EMG-DG20 David Gilmour Pre-Wired Pickguard/Pickup Set

    David has used this same EMG system for many years on his main red Strat.

    $299.00
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  1. Seymour Duncan Black Winter Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Seymour Duncan Black Winter Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup
    Starting at $89.95
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    Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set
    Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set

    Based on the vintage P.A.F. humbuckers of the late '50s —perfect for blues, jazz, and classic rock.

    $130.95
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    DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion Pickup DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion Pickup
    DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion Pickup

    4-conductor versatility with coil-splitting capability. Regular or F-spacing.<br />

    Starting at $79.99
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    Seymour Duncan SHR-1 Hot Rails Stacked Single-Coil Pickup Seymour Duncan SHR-1 Hot Rails Stacked Single-Coil Pickup
    Seymour Duncan SHR-1 Hot Rails Stacked Single-Coil Pickup

    One of the highest output pickups Seymur Duncan makes.

    $75.95
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    DiMarzio DP155 Tone Zone Humbucker Pickup DiMarzio DP155 Tone Zone Humbucker Pickup
    DiMarzio DP155 Tone Zone Humbucker Pickup

    The Tone Zone has the most dramatic tone curve of the Modern Classic Humbuckers. The vowel-like open wah-wah...

    Starting at $79.99
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  2. EMG 57/66 Set EMG 57/66 Set
    EMG 57/66 Set

    $249.00
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    Roland GK-3 Guitar Pickup Roland GK-3 Guitar Pickup
    Roland GK-3 Guitar Pickup

    Hex pickup sends signals from individual strings to control Roland GK-compatible synths and devices. Includes...

    $219.00
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    $91.98
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    Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Model Pickup Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Model Pickup
    Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Model Pickup

    For players seeking an accurate, clear tone for lightning-fast jazz runs. Its brighter sound with slightly...

    $72.95
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    $104.00 (save 30%)
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Ever since George Beauchamp created the first guitar pickup in the 1920's, guitar players obsessed with finding the perfect tone have been replacing the pickups on their electric guitars. Most of the classic guitars have become so because of their unique sound - a Stratocaster sounds different from a Telecaster, which in turn sounds different from a Jazzmaster, because they are all fitted with variants of the single coil pickup.


Once you’ve found an electric guitar, the fun doesn’t have to end there. There are some pretty unique and easy ways to customize your new instrument that can quite literally give you a whole new sound and tone.  Considering the style of music you’ll mostly be playing is the first step in deciding what pickup is right for you. Single coil pickups like the EMG Sax Active Single Coil Pickup Set or the Lace Hot Gold Single Coil operate using a single row of magnets encased in wire.

 
Humbucking pickups on the other hand cancel or ‘buck’ the hum completely by pairing 2 coils placed in opposite orientations and the interference is eliminated. Humbucker pickups are typically associated with Gibson style guitars and can produce a broad variety of tones, from a warm jazz sound to a beefy hard rock tone. Of course there are fender guitars with humbuckers, just as there are Gibsons with single coil pickups - the p90 is a notable pickup used on early Gibson Les Pauls as well as guitars such as the Epiphone casino. 


Whether you’re looking to upgrade from your factory included pickup or want to truly customize you guitar, there are many options available to you. Once you figure out exactly what you’re going for, you can easily install most pickups with a little help from your local repair man or luthier. Pickups are a great way to change your sound without investing in a whole new instrument.
 

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