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Seymour Duncan SH-PG1b Pearly Gates Humbucker Pickup - Nickel Bridge Reviews

5.0 stars based on 5 customer reviews
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  • from October 27, 2015Music Background:
    Home Studio

    Best Blues and Rock Pickup Ever

    I have a PRS DGT guitar that has always sounded really good but there was always a little something missing with it's sound, IMO. I thought I'd try a Pearly in the Bridge wired as a straight humbucker only and man am I ever so happy I did! As a quick note the split coil sounds are OK but I have a great Stratocaster so trying to get those single coil sounds wasn't needed. My PRS now sings very much like an VOS R8 Les Paul with a voice my guitar has never had before, just wonderful! I was actually thinking about getting a LP and now I have a guitar that I would put up against even the most pricey models Gibson has to offer. If you have a mahogany bodied guitar this is the pickup for your Rock and Roll dreams to come true with, IMO naturally.

  • from July 21, 2014

    SD SH-PG1B Pearly Gates

    Changed out the factory Bridge pups on my Epi Dot for this PG and wow!!! Night & Day..... I hardly play my Deluxe Strat now.....

    Love em! and my new sound

  • from Woodhaven, NY March 3, 2014Music Background:
    Pro Musician, Teacher

    Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Pickups

    Fantastic! I love Duncan pickups and have used many of their models in the past. Amazing service every step of the way from order to delivery and beyond. I'm looking forward to purchasing more products in the future.

  • from San Antonio,TX July 12, 2012Music Background:
    Gigging Musician

    Great Pickup!

    This Pickup is amazing just the sound I was looking for!
    I have an epiphone dot with SD 59 on the neck and this on the bridge I mostly play Rhythm and wow it just blows away the stock pickups.
    I play mostly Brit pop but you can play for sure harded stuff its really great for anything that combination with the 59 its just killer.

  • from Colorado, United States February 22, 2015Music Background:
    Hobbyist, Jam Band, Teacher

    Exactly what my Goldtop needed

    Makes my Les Paul sound like a $5000 guitar. Wired both zebra Pearly Gates bridge and nickel covered Pearly Gates neck into my Gibson Les Paul Traditional Goldtop. First noticeable difference was how sweet and clear the clean tones I can get from both pickups in all three positions. They have a destinct, chime with a bell like quality. With my Les Paul wired with quality pots and caps 50's style, I can roll off the volume and tone for a soft tone, or wide open for more presence and punch. Compared to a set of APH-1 Pro II's, they are a bit more rich in harmonics with slightly more breakup under drive. They also have less bass than mentioned set, making them the perfect set for aggressive bues/ rock. Under a high amount of tube distortion via Marshall DSL 100 or modern Peavey solid state, chords retain clarity. They easily cover everything from Classic to Modern rock with the right amp. The only quality I wish they had was a little more bass. Try these pickups in your favorite axe, and I doubt you'll be pulling them out.

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