Seymour Duncan Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System Active Humbucker Pickups - Black

Active Humbucking Pickup Set for Electric Guitars, Neck and Bridge
Seymour Duncan Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System Active Humbucker Pickups - Black image 1
Seymour Duncan Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System Active Humbucker Pickups - Black image 1
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Seymour Duncan Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System Active Humbucker Pickups - Black
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The Signature Sound of Gus G!

Ready to kick up your tone? Seymour Duncan's AHB-11S Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System gives you the screaming sound of an active FIRE Blackout pickup system plus a pair of amazing passive Gus G signature humbuckers. This combination fires up your axe with extra juice, perfect for driving your all-tube amp into ecstasy. Not only does the AHB-11S Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System give you the ultra-hot output of active electronics, it also gives you the expression of passive pickups. If you're ready to take your tone to Ozzfest, your need a set of Seymour Duncan's Gus G Signature Blackout pickups!

Seymour Duncan Gus G Signature Blackout Set Active Humbucker 2-pickup Set Features at a Glance:
  • An amazing pair of passive humbucking pickups combined with an ultra-hot active preamplifier
  • Low noise, high output pickups
  • Punchy Blackouts electronics
  • Active 9V-powered design
  • Black
  • Standard spacing, Learn more...
Turn your guitar into a metal machine, with Seymour Duncan's Gus G Signature Blackout Set!

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Tech Specs

Type Humbucker
Active/Passive Passive
Magnet Material Alnico
Position Multiple
Covering Uncovered
Number of Strings 6
Manufacturer Part Number 11106-65-B

Customer Reviews

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Just put these in and they're awesome.

I've been playing since 84 and these are the best metal pickups Ive ever tried/heard. period.
Music background: Recording Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Pro Musician

Gus G Fire Blackouts

I'm a life long metal player. I'm 50 now. Played Nugent in the early days, big hair metal in the 80's, grunge, nu metal etc..etc. Being a metal head my pickups have always been EMG's. Then Seymour Duncan Blackouts and now the Gus G system. I don't give high marks to a product just because I spent cash on it, I try to be realistic and unbiased. While EMGs and Blackouts sound different, both are awesome at what they do. So I have several guitars so equipped. A good mix, especially to A/B against. While I love the bottom end chunk from Blackouts and the screaming mids from my EMGs, I have to say to my ear at least these pickups are Duncans version of an EMG. A/B'd next to both an 81-85 set and an 81-60 set of EMGs their tone was nearly identical. I'm not disappointed that I bought them, just not blown away like I was when I heard the standard Blackouts. Installation is tedious and not for the unsure. Best let a pro install them if your not the patient type. If you have 2 guitars, get the standard Blackouts in one and EMGs in the other. I rated these really good for the innovation of a modular pre amp. Interesting.
Music background: Life long headbanger "long live metal"
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