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Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set  Black 

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A pair of calibrated SH-1 '59 model pickups for the neck and bridge positions churn out thick, buttery tone for blues, jazz, and classic rock....Read More

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      Based on the PAF humbuckers of the late '50s.

      A pair of calibrated SH-1 '59 model pickups for the neck and bridge positions churn out thick, buttery tone for blues, jazz, and classic rock.

      FEATURES
      • SH-1 '59 humbuckers
      • Smooth, thick sound

      Fatten your tone with one fast click or call!

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      Seymour DuncanVintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set
       
      4.9

      (based on 20 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (18)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Improves sound (9)
      • Good quality (8)
      • Functional (6)
      • Easy to use (4)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (4)
      • Back-up (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Glistening clarity

      By guitardude

      from West Palm Beach FL

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      Pros

      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

          Put these in my PRS SE singlecut and boy, what a great improvement in the sound. I love the tone, just the right balance. Not too overwhelming and hearing the clarity of each note in each string is joyful bliss. Also noticed the dynamics with varying pick attack, love that harmonics every time. Definitely a good buy for the price I paid during a holiday sale. It helps to inspire you to play more guitar music.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          That sound in your head?

          By Sparky

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Best sound in 40 years
          • GREAT QUALITY
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Best replacement ever

            Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

            That sound in your head when you think you got that song just right? Well these give it to you. I put a set of these in my P.R.S. S-22 custom and man it was like I had my old Gibby 59'r Pauly back.(kick myself every time for sellin her). It's like taking a trip in the old way back machine. The sweetness is back 10 fold. Yeah I know, wife say's I ramble on. But I gotta tell ya, with these you can Ramble on. Some of the youger players out there won't remember the feel and warmth of these oldy but greaties. But thats their loss. If you want fat sweetness back in your hands?? By all means get these. You won't regret it. Remember If it's too loud ur too old. P.S. These are even wired the old 59 style so you can have that neck pup faceing the other way. Your own Greeny sound back again. much sweeter that way.......

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Buy these!!

            By Wompus70

            from Ashland, Ky

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • SOUND AWESOME!!

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                Don't think about it, just buy these pickups. you wont be sorry!!

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Better Than Gibson Burstbuckers Or '57

                By Ray

                from NC.

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                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                    I have owned every Gibson Burstbucker type, '57 Classic and Custom bucker Pickups and yes Gibson has great sounding pickups, but never have I heard pickups sound so good!

                    I was totally blown away by these pickups. I replaced my Gibson '57 Classic and '57 Plus with these Duncan pickups. The '57's sound dull and muddy compared to these Duncan SH-1 Vintage Blues Pickup Set.

                    I swear you will fall over when you pay these pickups. The neck reads 7.77 ohms and the bridge reads 8.54 ohms.

                    I cannot get over how these pickups sound compared to Gibson pickups....I used to swear by the Gibson '57's and Burstbucker Pro's, now they are running second and third to the Duncan's.

                    BUY THESE PICKUPS IF YOU WANT THAT TRUE 1959 / 1960 PAF TONE..

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellant Choice

                    By JG

                    from Parkertown NJ, down the shore!

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                      I purchased this set for my third Epi Les Paul Studio and I couldn't be happier. They are both clean and crisp and sound great clean or dirty. The neck pickup is great for driving beat with nice bass tone while the bridge pickup is very crisp and a little hotter with nice treble sound.
                      I feel I don't have to replace the pots or switches on the Epi as these pickups do it all. I couldn't beat the price for a set of nice pickups and figured I would try them, good choice.

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                      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Pick Ups

                      By Steve

                      from Cincinnati Oh

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                      Pros

                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                        Replaced the good original pick ups in a PRS SE Custom Semi Hollowbody. I play mostly clean so I can't comment much on the distortion. These pick ups are more sensitive to playing nuances, louder,and do distort easier than the original pick ups. They are similar to the pick ups in my Guild Bluesbird (SH-1's) and I highly recommend them.

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                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great bang for the buck !

                        By RocNrolleR

                        from Owensboro , Ky

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                        Pros

                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Great tone
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                            I put a set of these 59's in my stock Epiphone Les Paul Standard and WOW , what a difference . Not only are they cheaper to buy in this Vintage Blues Set , than seperately , but the outputs of both pickups are calibrated to be the same , which I can really appreciate . The tone is sweet & smooth in clean and distorted modes .

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                            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            My hollow body can scream or sing...

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                            By SRVSteve

                            from Wisconsin

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality
                            • Improves Sound

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                                I bought the 59 Blues Seymour Duncan set for a hollowbody guitar i just picked up. They have a fantastic vintage clean sound to them and when you add overdrive they have good sustain and tone. I would recommend these pickups to anyone, huge improvement to my guitar!

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                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Adding 59's to a Dean Sarasota

                                By JHJ

                                from Macon, Ga

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality
                                • Improves Sound

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                                  Removed the stock humbucker set and installed the vintage Blues 59's. Added pure nickle strings as well. Transformed the guitar from real good to perfect (for me). Can't put it down. I have a deluxe USA Strat and it has been sitting quite a while since this upgrade. What a difference.

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                                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set

                                  By Johnny 5

                                  from Bastrop Texas

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                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality
                                  • Improves Sound

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Backup
                                    • Concerts
                                    • Practicing

                                    Comments about Seymour Duncan Vintage Blues '59 Humbucker Set:

                                    Installed in a Humbucker Strat. Really inproved the tone.

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