I wonder what a burstbucker would

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Rhomco, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. Rhomco

    Rhomco Silver Supporting Member

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    sound like with the wax melted out of it? Really.... I love the tone I get with the 57 classics compared to the burstbuckers. Is it the wax or what? Has anyone done this?
    Rob
     
  2. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    I have one of each at home, I know the Pro is potted, I'm almost certain the Burstbucker is not.

    P.S. I'll gladly trade away a bit of tone for the peace of mind of knowing that when I do want to play with high gain I can.
     
  3. thintele

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    I agree with Jon. The difference in tone could be pretty much nil and you could end up with a microphonic pickup that would be pretty much unusable for higher gain.
     
  4. murkat

    murkat I like sea otters

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    sound like? about the same till you hit some gain and volume on it, then it will sqweel like a pig.
    I have potted and unpotted lots of different pickups, mostly no tone difference.
     

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