Seymour Duncan SH-PG1n Pearly Gates Humbucker Pickup - Black Neck

Moderate-output Neck-position Humbucker - Black
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Seymour Duncan Pickups - It's all about the tone!

The SH-PG Pearly Gates was originally conceived to conjure tones similar to those of the pickups found in the venerable 1959 Les Paul Standard - the guitar that set the standard for Blues guitar tone. And chock-full of tone it is! Described as "sweet, but slightly rude," the SH-PG Pearly Gates makes your amp come alive with the perfect blend of sustain and harmonics - not to mention a nice, bright top-end. A versatile pickup, the SH-PG Pearly Gates can be paired with virtually any humbucker for a variety of tonal options.

Seymour Duncan SH-PG Pearly Gates at a Glance:
  • Sound
  • Complete setup

The SH-PG Pearly Gates has a tone that can be characterized a warm, with slighter-hotter-than-vintage humbucker output. You've heard the SH-PG on everything from blues to classic and southern rock to modern rock - it's versatility is key to its success. Originally designed as a re-creation of the pickups in the '59 Les Paul Standard, the SH-PG mimics the tone that defined the raw, rebellious sound of Texas blues-rock. The Pearly Gates is sweet, but slightly rude, with great sustain and a bright top end that make harmonics jump out of the guitar. It comes with four-conductor hookup cable to facilitate a variety of pickup-switching options.

Complete setup

The SH-PG Pearly Gates is often used in both neck and bridge positions, and can be used in the bridge with an APH-1 Alnico II Pro in the neck for smoother tones. A Pearly Gates in the neck with an SH-11 Custom Custom works well for heavier rock sounds from the bridge position. The SH-PG Pearly Gates is great for brighter toned instruments, and works especially well with maple and ebony fingerboards. It also works great with hollow and semi-hollowbody guitars.

Seymour Duncan SH-PG Pearly Gates Features:
  • Humbucker
  • Moderate output
  • Color: Black
  • Neck Position
  • 4-conductor wire
  • Great for a variety of tones
Your tone begins with Seymour Duncan pickups! Why Choose Seymour Duncan?

Quite simply, it boils down to tone. Seymour Duncan has spent the majority of his life refining the art of creating pickups. Seymour Duncan is dedicated to getting the best tone possible from his pickups, from modern metal monsters to faithful reproductions of gems from the '50s and '60s. We know tone is important to you which is why we choose to carry Seymour Duncan pickups. With the massive amount of pickups available from Seymour Duncan, you're certain to find the sound you've been looking for.

Tech Specs

Type Humbucker
Active/Passive Passive
Magnet Material Alnico
Position Neck
Number of Conductors 4
Covering Uncovered
Number of Strings 6
Manufacturer Part Number 11102-45-B

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Pearly Gates Buckers

If you don't have a set of these on an ax, well, you need a set..just order them, and install them in an otherwise fine guitar, and you will be happy too...excellent pickups.. I put them in the neck of a Gibson Les Paul 50's Tribute T. It now totally rocks...the other pickup was fair, but a little too harsh for me.. Hey, Billy Gibbons uses them....nuff said...
Music background: Rhythm, Lead and Vocals for 30 years

Seymour Duncan SH-PG1n replacement for PRS SE Santana

No more muddy sound! This pickup really brought out the sound in PRS's SE Santana. It not only plays good, but sounds good too.
Music background: Professional
See also: Guitar Pickups, Seymour Duncan, Seymour Duncan Electric Guitar Pickups