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GFS _____ 90 Pickups + What Humbucker?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by HyakuShiki, May 24, 2011.

  1. HyakuShiki

    HyakuShiki Member

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    I was looking and couldn't find any substantial info on the topic, so maybe the Gear Page can help. I was looking at some of the GFS Dream and Mean 90 reviews, and was curious as to what bridge humbuckers mate well with the neck versions of these pickups. I would hope not to overpower the neck P90 in the middle position, so if anyone has any insight on the matter, I'd very much appreciate it.
     
  2. Chicago Slim

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    I paired a Dream 90 in the neck, with a Dream 180 in the bridge.
     
  3. HyakuShiki

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    Would the Dream 90 go well with like an alnico 2 pickup?
     
  4. theraygun

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    I had a Mean 90 in the neck and a Dimarzio Virtual Hot PAF in the bridge. The Dimarzio wasn't quite hot enough to match it. I think you can go pretty hot without overpowering the Mean. I even had the Mean lowered as far as out would go.
     
  5. Gitarman

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    I matched a Dream90 with a Dream180 with OK results... didn't really care for the Dream90. However, I liked the 180's enough to put a pair of them in my Les Paul.

    On another guitar, I tried a Mean90 bridge pickup in the neck position with a GFS VEH humbucker in the bridge & it worked out beautifully.
     
  6. HyakuShiki

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    In general, what's the accepted bridge humbucker to match with a neck hum-shaped P90? Anyone have any suggestions regarding this?
     
  7. HyakuShiki

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    No one has ever paired a bridge humbucker with a neck humbucker-sized P-90? At all?
     
  8. Whiskeyrebel

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    I have a Dream 90 neck with a Gibson 498T bridge. They match well, maybe better than a 490R neck does. No notion what GFS model is similar to a 498T.
     

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