Gibson Classic 57 pickup resistance ?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by jzucker, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. jzucker

    jzucker Supporting Member

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    Just bought a set off ebay. Supposed to be a calibrated set. However, both pickups measure 7.75k on my fluke meter. Seems to me I remember the neck being 7.5k and the bridge 7.9k on the classic 57 pickups. Anyone know for sure?
     
  2. Mondoslug

    Mondoslug Member

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    Ask Murkat...he'll know.
     
  3. GTRJoe

    GTRJoe Supporting Member

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    I've never seen a calibrated set of 57 Classics. Gibson just offers the 57 Classic without any neck or bridge designation. Are you perhaps referring to the 57 Classic and the 57 Classic Plus? I've had about 6 of those pickups at different times. All the 57 Classics were right around 8K. Usually a little under. All the 57 Classic +'s were over 8K. Lowest I had was 8.4 highest was 9.2.
     
  4. jzucker

    jzucker Supporting Member

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    thanks. I guess 7.75k is within spec.
     

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