Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) I don't work for Seymour Duncan. Many Seymour Duncan humbuckers (such as the APH-1 and TBAPH-1 Alnico II Pro) feature four-conductor cable as standard, but many others can be ordered with this feature even if their spec sheet calls for two-conductor cable. IMO, Seth's are a great PU, PG's are a good PU. View Profile View Forum Posts ... may I also give you a hearty endorsement for the SD Seth Lover, it's a great pickup - terrific for jazz especially. I don't work for Seymour Duncan. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Apr 19, 2017 #1. All times are GMT-8. If you prefer a softer highs and lows, with a more emphasized mid range, you seem to get that with the weaker AlNiCo 2/3/4 bars in general, and you get it with the Seth Lover set. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Pretty much my ideal LP. jjthomchickmusic.com Instagram: jjthomchickmusic Back from my YouTube hiatus with new Seymour Duncan Seth Lover humbuckers installed in my Ibanez Artcore. Jan 12, 2016 #1 Hey fellas, I'm having trouble deciding which of these pickup sets to put in an Epiphone Les Paul. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. The closest would be Seymour Duncan's Seth Lover set. Mar 15, 2014 #1 I have an Epiphone Les Paul Ultra which is supposed to have Alnico Classic & Alnico Classic Plus pickups. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. It’s fairly well documented that the 59 Model humbucker is Seymour’s late-70’s answer for a beefy vintage tone. Hardbop. $119.00. Next Last. C. Cap Senior Member. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Feb 9, 2013 #4 ARandall said: The A2pro is looser in the lows, has a nice mids rasp and sweeter on the top-end. Seymour Duncan 59/Custom Hybrid - Metal . Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Pete Moreno, who was fairly new at Gibson, was ordered by Ted McCarty to take a truckload of PAFs to the dump, which Pete regrettably did. Seth is A2. I suppose the unpotted part is an unsubstantiated rumor too. family, and the alnico 5 bar magnet and vacuum wax potting make it compatible with lighter guitar strings and louder amplifiers than were ever used in the 1950s. Joined: May 6, 2012 Location: England. He passed away in 1997, and since, Seymour Duncan lovingly crafted the Seth Lover pickup to honor his life and work. Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Set Nickel Electric Guitar Electronics 4.9 out of 5 stars 30. To start viewing messages, I've never tried a seth. Re: 59 (A4) vs Seth Lover (A4) vs Harmonic Design. Seymore Duncan's Seth Lover pups drew several votes, but the Antiquity pups were not mentioned very much, so my question is, what would be the most significant differences between the two? Examples include the SH-55 Seth Lover and the SH-1 and TB59 ’59 model, each of Lovely. Definitely a bit more dark and IMO chunky, but at the cost of some clarity. 08-15-2011 , 03:45 PM #1. Thread starter blarue09; Start date Mar 15, 2014; B. blarue09 Junior Member. 08-15-2011, 04:12 PM #3. Jon has done work on getting the formulation of magnets has made for him for his pickups (and that he sells with those tonal descriptors) vintage accurate with regard to composition. Seth's have unbalanced coils and are unpotted; that gives more open, complex tones. Neck position. Black. SD APH-2 Slash vs Seth Lover. I've got several Duncans ranging from a Seth Lovers and a set of 59s, to Invaders and The Slug. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Nov 24, 2010 #11 the seth lovers are sweeter-sounding imho of course..... tnt365 Member. 1.0 out of 5 stars ESTAFA EN EL MIC. check out the FAQ by clicking the Thread Tools. Nov 24, 2010 #10 the seth lover is my all time favorite pickup. Similar to the Antiquity in specification but with a bit less output, the Seth Lover is a regular production model and like the ’59 is available in a variety of covered and non-covered as well as colored varieties. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? Seymour W. Duncan's Interview With Seth Lover | Seymour Duncan. Apr 21, 2017 #21. I like that. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. they will be a good and cheap choice for the neck pickup imo. Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55; Page 1 of 4 1 2 3... Last. Jan 21, 2016 #16. steam-powered Tele-Meister. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … The frets are huge and it plays very fast. On a les paul (maple cap, mahogany body) which is better and why? It's definitely different. Yea I noticed more mids with the a4 vs the a5 but even more mids with a2. Messages 3,142. check out the FAQ by clicking the To start viewing messages, They are … Jan 21, 2016 #15. bo Poster Extraordinaire. October 7, 2020. Inspired by late-'50s Seth Lover-designed humbuckers, these pickups sport plain enamel wire, a long-legged bottom plate, and vintage-correct single-conductor cable. SH-55n Seth Lover The Seth Lover pickup set was a project of Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover in the early ’90s to come up with an improved ‘PAF’. Seth Lover pickups are GREAT! The Seth lover is like a much more lively A2pro in a way. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 34 Thread: Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 14-01-09, 06:38 PM #1. teleplayer. just like the PAFs back then. i have this combo ^ Devin Low Voltage. Seymour Duncan, who worked with Seth Lover, standardized the PAF, for better or worse. And the Seth Lover and the Antiquity Humbucker are much more accurate representations of PAFs. The Seth has more mids, but less treble and less bass than the 59. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Joined: Feb 16, 2014 Location: Antelope, California. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor Seth Lover. The Seth Lovers have given the guitar a great increase in output volume and a … I have a LP Classic Plus modded back to '50s specs w/ Seths. the sh-1 59's do a better job because its slightly hotter. Its vintage-inspired coils give it an airy quality that is firmly in the P.A.F. Age: 57 Posts: 7,518. Thread starter loziodavid; Start date Jul 29, 2019; 1; 2; 3; Next. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Joined Feb 20, 2009 Messages 285 Reaction score 44. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. They'd be a great jazz PU. Seymour Duncan review / Pickups / Unbiased reviews of guitar equipment, CD and DVD music at Ultimate-Guitar.Com That's the big difference between it and the trebly Duncan '59, which is what the 36th PAF replaced. amc Member. All critical reviews › Amazon Customer. I read that here on the forum. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. tone forum. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Re: Pearly Gates vs Seth Lover IMO, Seth's are a great PU, PG's are a good PU. The ’59 bridge model (SH-1b) is a vintage output humbucker that’s great for rock, blues, and more. The original humbucking pickups designed by Seth Lover for Gibson in the 1950s were elegantly simple. Not as microscobicly same as the Seth Lover set or the Antiquity series but just as close as possible in this price and production range. PGB's are surprisingly bright and thin (the neck could use some of that treble). I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Smooth sustain. Messages 894. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Joined Mar 15, 2014 Messages 5 Reaction score 1. Think what you want but there is a difference between a potted and a non potted pickup...and if you don't believe me then do some experimenting on your own, if you can hear you'll hear it but you can also ask any good pickup winder and they'll tell you. Read more. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. I find the 36th PAF (b) to be similar (fat, juicy mids) to a good vintage P-90. Seymour Duncan describes the Seth Lover as a PAF pickup that has NOT gone through the aging process like the Antiquity. Grant Austin and Lefty Addams like this. Ok, one more post for posterity.

I always wondered if the Seth is just a slightly underwound unpotted 59? Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Dismalhead Poster Extraordinaire. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Close × Hand Built in California. Thread Tools. link above. $6.49. BTW, the Benedetto are manufactured by SD 07-10-2012, 11:10 AM #6 Thanks, I've shorlisted the Seymour Seth lover SH 55 as an alternative to the Gibson PU, the problem is, they are rather pricey (nearly 200 bucks). I'm a Seymour Duncan man. Late-'50s, vintage-correct, humbucker sound. I STILL prefer them over Duncan's Seth Lover set though, which to me is too icepicky. Reactions: 3 people. I tried to eliminate all variables other than the pickups themselves. Last edited by Herbie; 06-06-2017 at 09:28 PM. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover (Editor’s Choice) Seth Lover was the father of the humbucking pickup, and he defined years of pickup manufacturing, securing his legacy as a massive contributor to musical engineering. Bravo Seth Lover and Seymour Duncan! I use these in a brighter LP and it kind of balances it out somewhat. Seymour Duncan 59 Set - I consider this a modern approach to getting a more vintage rock sound. Seymour Duncan SH55 Seth Lover Humbucker Pickup - (Neck Position) (Nickel Cover) 4.9 out of 5 stars 21. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 utilizes a nickel silver bottom plate, butyrate plastic bobbins; plain enamel wire, an Alnico bar magnet, a wooden spacer, and black paper tape. Thread Tools. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … Messages 3,871. It has honk like an original 57 PAF. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Member User Info Menu. Neck position. I've tried Alnico II Pros, '59 Models, Seth Lovers, and Joe Bonamassa Skinner Bursts, all from Seymour Duncan and I prefer the Antiquities to all of them. 06-07-2017, 02:08 AM #20. omphalopsychos . Go. I changed mags in my only set of PG's to brighten the neck and warm the bridge. Nov 24, 2010 #12 I just replaced 59's with seth … 4 people found this helpful. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by lineboat, Jan 7, 2016. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul. НАДЕЛ! Plenty of detail without being very harsh. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. I've only got one guitar with DiMarzio: Super Distortion / Red Velvet / FS-1 (HSS). seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. Black. a very good standard production (not"boutique") pickup. This page was generated at 10:09 AM. The Duncan company’s 59 Model humbucker… and the Little ’59 Strat. The Seth Lover is a true and true vintage humbucker. Hey everyone. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. Here's a demo I did really quickly (about time for bed). select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. These pickups were installed on my Epiphone Dot. Messages 233. different magnents too. Re: 59 vs Seth Lover To me the Seth Lover NECK has a clearer tone at high volume levels than the 59N because it has less bass. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. Aren't both of them supposed to represent a vintage type of sound? Thats a good advantage for '59. DiMarzio DP103 (Best on a Budget) Another faithful PAF reproduction, the DiMarzio take on this … All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. To start viewing messages, This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Every Time. This video is comparing Seth Lover vs Duncan 59s guitar pick ups. 4. They'd be a great jazz PU. I hope you enjoy this video and it is useful for you.Cheers!EQUIPMENT:Ceriatone 69’ JMP 1986 Bass 50 Marshall 2061cxCelestion Heritage Greenback \u0026 70th Anniversary G12-H30(close mic)EQ CablesRS Guitarworks vintage upgrade kitand of course... TONETHRONE!RECORDED WITH:Audient ID14 interfaceSennheiser 609 (close)AKG Perception 420 (room)Logic w/ Reverb To me, Seth's have more of an edge, a rawer sound, partially from the unbalanced coils. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Posts: 1,740. Experience old-school tonal character by the truckloads, but with a slightly more scooped midrange than the originals and vacuum wax potting for squeal-free performance. Joined: Mar 17, 2003 Location: Arlington, VA. the seth lovers are a better and cheaper alternative. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Unlike the other two it is unpotted. loziodavid Member. Just a very quick clip of the Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover pickup set. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. Pure Tone Full-contact Output Jack for Guitar/Bass, with Mounting Hardware 4.8 out of 5 stars 663 # 1 Best Seller in Electric Guitar Electronics. I have been happy with the playability of my Dot, but thought the overall sound was lacking. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul.

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If you prefer a softer highs and lows, with a more emphasized mid range, you seem to get that with the weaker AlNiCo 2/3/4 bars in general, and you get it with the Seth Lover set. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Pretty much my ideal LP. jjthomchickmusic.com Instagram: jjthomchickmusic Back from my YouTube hiatus with new Seymour Duncan Seth Lover humbuckers installed in my Ibanez Artcore. Jan 12, 2016 #1 Hey fellas, I'm having trouble deciding which of these pickup sets to put in an Epiphone Les Paul. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. The closest would be Seymour Duncan's Seth Lover set. Mar 15, 2014 #1 I have an Epiphone Les Paul Ultra which is supposed to have Alnico Classic & Alnico Classic Plus pickups. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. It’s fairly well documented that the 59 Model humbucker is Seymour’s late-70’s answer for a beefy vintage tone. Hardbop. $119.00. Next Last. C. Cap Senior Member. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Feb 9, 2013 #4 ARandall said: The A2pro is looser in the lows, has a nice mids rasp and sweeter on the top-end. Seymour Duncan 59/Custom Hybrid - Metal . Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Pete Moreno, who was fairly new at Gibson, was ordered by Ted McCarty to take a truckload of PAFs to the dump, which Pete regrettably did. Seth is A2. I suppose the unpotted part is an unsubstantiated rumor too. family, and the alnico 5 bar magnet and vacuum wax potting make it compatible with lighter guitar strings and louder amplifiers than were ever used in the 1950s. Joined: May 6, 2012 Location: England. He passed away in 1997, and since, Seymour Duncan lovingly crafted the Seth Lover pickup to honor his life and work. Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Set Nickel Electric Guitar Electronics 4.9 out of 5 stars 30. To start viewing messages, I've never tried a seth. Re: 59 (A4) vs Seth Lover (A4) vs Harmonic Design. Seymore Duncan's Seth Lover pups drew several votes, but the Antiquity pups were not mentioned very much, so my question is, what would be the most significant differences between the two? Examples include the SH-55 Seth Lover and the SH-1 and TB59 ’59 model, each of Lovely. Definitely a bit more dark and IMO chunky, but at the cost of some clarity. 08-15-2011 , 03:45 PM #1. Thread starter blarue09; Start date Mar 15, 2014; B. blarue09 Junior Member. 08-15-2011, 04:12 PM #3. Jon has done work on getting the formulation of magnets has made for him for his pickups (and that he sells with those tonal descriptors) vintage accurate with regard to composition. Seth's have unbalanced coils and are unpotted; that gives more open, complex tones. Neck position. Black. SD APH-2 Slash vs Seth Lover. I've got several Duncans ranging from a Seth Lovers and a set of 59s, to Invaders and The Slug. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Nov 24, 2010 #11 the seth lovers are sweeter-sounding imho of course..... tnt365 Member. 1.0 out of 5 stars ESTAFA EN EL MIC. check out the FAQ by clicking the Thread Tools. Nov 24, 2010 #10 the seth lover is my all time favorite pickup. Similar to the Antiquity in specification but with a bit less output, the Seth Lover is a regular production model and like the ’59 is available in a variety of covered and non-covered as well as colored varieties. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? Seymour W. Duncan's Interview With Seth Lover | Seymour Duncan. Apr 21, 2017 #21. I like that. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. they will be a good and cheap choice for the neck pickup imo. Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55; Page 1 of 4 1 2 3... Last. Jan 21, 2016 #16. steam-powered Tele-Meister. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … The frets are huge and it plays very fast. On a les paul (maple cap, mahogany body) which is better and why? It's definitely different. Yea I noticed more mids with the a4 vs the a5 but even more mids with a2. Messages 3,142. check out the FAQ by clicking the To start viewing messages, They are … Jan 21, 2016 #15. bo Poster Extraordinaire. October 7, 2020. Inspired by late-'50s Seth Lover-designed humbuckers, these pickups sport plain enamel wire, a long-legged bottom plate, and vintage-correct single-conductor cable. SH-55n Seth Lover The Seth Lover pickup set was a project of Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover in the early ’90s to come up with an improved ‘PAF’. Seth Lover pickups are GREAT! The Seth lover is like a much more lively A2pro in a way. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 34 Thread: Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 14-01-09, 06:38 PM #1. teleplayer. just like the PAFs back then. i have this combo ^ Devin Low Voltage. Seymour Duncan, who worked with Seth Lover, standardized the PAF, for better or worse. And the Seth Lover and the Antiquity Humbucker are much more accurate representations of PAFs. The Seth has more mids, but less treble and less bass than the 59. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Joined: Feb 16, 2014 Location: Antelope, California. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor Seth Lover. The Seth Lovers have given the guitar a great increase in output volume and a … I have a LP Classic Plus modded back to '50s specs w/ Seths. the sh-1 59's do a better job because its slightly hotter. Its vintage-inspired coils give it an airy quality that is firmly in the P.A.F. Age: 57 Posts: 7,518. Thread starter loziodavid; Start date Jul 29, 2019; 1; 2; 3; Next. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Joined Feb 20, 2009 Messages 285 Reaction score 44. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. They'd be a great jazz PU. Seymour Duncan review / Pickups / Unbiased reviews of guitar equipment, CD and DVD music at Ultimate-Guitar.Com That's the big difference between it and the trebly Duncan '59, which is what the 36th PAF replaced. amc Member. All critical reviews › Amazon Customer. I read that here on the forum. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. tone forum. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Re: Pearly Gates vs Seth Lover IMO, Seth's are a great PU, PG's are a good PU. The ’59 bridge model (SH-1b) is a vintage output humbucker that’s great for rock, blues, and more. The original humbucking pickups designed by Seth Lover for Gibson in the 1950s were elegantly simple. Not as microscobicly same as the Seth Lover set or the Antiquity series but just as close as possible in this price and production range. PGB's are surprisingly bright and thin (the neck could use some of that treble). I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Smooth sustain. Messages 894. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Joined Mar 15, 2014 Messages 5 Reaction score 1. Think what you want but there is a difference between a potted and a non potted pickup...and if you don't believe me then do some experimenting on your own, if you can hear you'll hear it but you can also ask any good pickup winder and they'll tell you. Read more. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. I find the 36th PAF (b) to be similar (fat, juicy mids) to a good vintage P-90. Seymour Duncan describes the Seth Lover as a PAF pickup that has NOT gone through the aging process like the Antiquity. Grant Austin and Lefty Addams like this. Ok, one more post for posterity.

I always wondered if the Seth is just a slightly underwound unpotted 59? Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Dismalhead Poster Extraordinaire. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Close × Hand Built in California. Thread Tools. link above. $6.49. BTW, the Benedetto are manufactured by SD 07-10-2012, 11:10 AM #6 Thanks, I've shorlisted the Seymour Seth lover SH 55 as an alternative to the Gibson PU, the problem is, they are rather pricey (nearly 200 bucks). I'm a Seymour Duncan man. Late-'50s, vintage-correct, humbucker sound. I STILL prefer them over Duncan's Seth Lover set though, which to me is too icepicky. Reactions: 3 people. I tried to eliminate all variables other than the pickups themselves. Last edited by Herbie; 06-06-2017 at 09:28 PM. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover (Editor’s Choice) Seth Lover was the father of the humbucking pickup, and he defined years of pickup manufacturing, securing his legacy as a massive contributor to musical engineering. Bravo Seth Lover and Seymour Duncan! I use these in a brighter LP and it kind of balances it out somewhat. Seymour Duncan 59 Set - I consider this a modern approach to getting a more vintage rock sound. Seymour Duncan SH55 Seth Lover Humbucker Pickup - (Neck Position) (Nickel Cover) 4.9 out of 5 stars 21. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 utilizes a nickel silver bottom plate, butyrate plastic bobbins; plain enamel wire, an Alnico bar magnet, a wooden spacer, and black paper tape. Thread Tools. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … Messages 3,871. It has honk like an original 57 PAF. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Member User Info Menu. Neck position. I've tried Alnico II Pros, '59 Models, Seth Lovers, and Joe Bonamassa Skinner Bursts, all from Seymour Duncan and I prefer the Antiquities to all of them. 06-07-2017, 02:08 AM #20. omphalopsychos . Go. I changed mags in my only set of PG's to brighten the neck and warm the bridge. Nov 24, 2010 #12 I just replaced 59's with seth … 4 people found this helpful. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by lineboat, Jan 7, 2016. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul. НАДЕЛ! Plenty of detail without being very harsh. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. I've only got one guitar with DiMarzio: Super Distortion / Red Velvet / FS-1 (HSS). seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. Black. a very good standard production (not"boutique") pickup. This page was generated at 10:09 AM. The Duncan company’s 59 Model humbucker… and the Little ’59 Strat. The Seth Lover is a true and true vintage humbucker. Hey everyone. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. Here's a demo I did really quickly (about time for bed). select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. These pickups were installed on my Epiphone Dot. Messages 233. different magnents too. Re: 59 vs Seth Lover To me the Seth Lover NECK has a clearer tone at high volume levels than the 59N because it has less bass. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. Aren't both of them supposed to represent a vintage type of sound? Thats a good advantage for '59. DiMarzio DP103 (Best on a Budget) Another faithful PAF reproduction, the DiMarzio take on this … All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. To start viewing messages, This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Every Time. This video is comparing Seth Lover vs Duncan 59s guitar pick ups. 4. They'd be a great jazz PU. I hope you enjoy this video and it is useful for you.Cheers!EQUIPMENT:Ceriatone 69’ JMP 1986 Bass 50 Marshall 2061cxCelestion Heritage Greenback \u0026 70th Anniversary G12-H30(close mic)EQ CablesRS Guitarworks vintage upgrade kitand of course... TONETHRONE!RECORDED WITH:Audient ID14 interfaceSennheiser 609 (close)AKG Perception 420 (room)Logic w/ Reverb To me, Seth's have more of an edge, a rawer sound, partially from the unbalanced coils. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Posts: 1,740. Experience old-school tonal character by the truckloads, but with a slightly more scooped midrange than the originals and vacuum wax potting for squeal-free performance. Joined: Mar 17, 2003 Location: Arlington, VA. the seth lovers are a better and cheaper alternative. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Unlike the other two it is unpotted. loziodavid Member. Just a very quick clip of the Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover pickup set. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. Pure Tone Full-contact Output Jack for Guitar/Bass, with Mounting Hardware 4.8 out of 5 stars 663 # 1 Best Seller in Electric Guitar Electronics. I have been happy with the playability of my Dot, but thought the overall sound was lacking. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul.

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Lefty Addams Tele-Afflicted. 1 of 3 Go to page. I'm really happy with the tone now. Full and bright distorted tones. The ’59 is also a take on the PAF, but the Seth Lover has a completely different voice. True to 1959 specs with the same alnico magnets, plain enamel winding, nickel plated studs, wooden spacer, black paper tape, and balanced coil windings. Top critical review. Messages 3,044. Feb 9, 2011 #18 polifemo said: Wouldn´t call them "dark" but most definitely "thick". Joined Sep 6, 2007 Messages 2,753 Reaction score 1,831. Thats a good advantage for '59. Period Correct. I have a Seth and a '59 in my Dot. do expect microphonic feedback because this pickup is not waxed potted. №48 - Seymour Duncan 59/Custom Hybrid (TB-16) Seymour Duncan 59/Custom Hybrid Humbucking Pickup. Warm and crystalline clean tones. We wind every Seth Lover humbucker on Seymour’s original Leesona winding machine from the early Gibson factory in Kalamazoo, MI., for that unmistakable vintage tone and feel. I have several sets of Seth's and haven't wanted to change magnets in them. Jul 29, 2019 #1 I own a Greg Bennett UM4, clone of the much more quoted PRS, but with a set of Duncan Design picklups, so I'd like to give it shine with a nice pair of humbuckers to do rock and hard-rock. Hi - speccing up a G&S Classic Bluesboy Tele at present with a humbucker in the neck and undecided about which of the SD buckers, these two are … I don't work for Seymour Duncan. I'm … The Seth Lover uses AlNiCo 2 where as the 59 has AlNiCo 5, and I think that's what sets them apart more than anything. The closest would be Seymour Duncan's Seth Lover set. Seymour Duncan Hybrid '59. Comparing the seth and 59 with them both having A4's, what differences will I notice? PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan. It’s a purely vintage pickup that features an Alnico II magnet, single conductor braid shielded wiring, adjustable pole pieces on one coil and is not wax potted. Seth's have unbalanced coils and are unpotted; that gives more open, complex tones. They don't charge the same way either. By the early 60s Gibson was through with the PAF and literally considered it junk. Many Seymour Duncan humbuckers (such as the APH-1 and TBAPH-1 Alnico II Pro) feature four-conductor cable as standard, but many others can be ordered with this feature even if their spec sheet calls for two-conductor cable. Hardbop. HTH, Click to expand... i had a Seth Lover Neck pickup in my ex Standard Faded and it really really play nice!!! If this is your first visit, be sure to I tried to eliminate all variables other than the pickups themselves. Classicplayer Senior Member. First, let me say that I really like it. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE! Examples include the SH-55 Seth Lover and the SH-1 and TB59 ’59 model, each of which offer vintage-inspired tones. They are here to help. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) Are the Antiquities higher output that the Seth Lover's? True to 1959 specs with the same alnico magnets, plain enamel winding, nickel plated studs, wooden spacer, black paper tape, and balanced coil windings. Posts: 5,171. It’s got a smooth, soft high end and a strong mid range that doesn’t get crunchy or aggressive. 59' is A5, raw and punchy. I'm a beginning player and I picked up a used Epiphone ES-175 the other week. Jon has done work on getting the formulation of magnets has made for him for his pickups (and that he sells with those tonal descriptors) vintage accurate with regard to composition. smooth and clanglorious. Gibson '57 Classic VS. Seymour Duncan Seth Lover. The Seth Lover uses AlNiCo 2 where as the 59 has AlNiCo 5, and I think that's what sets them apart more than anything. It’s a purely vintage pickup that features an Alnico II magnet, single conductor braid shielded wiring, adjustable pole pieces on one coil and is not wax potted. Thread starter JDaniels; Start date Jan 12, 2016; JDaniels Member. You may have to register 08-15-2011, 03:45 PM #1. Not as microscobicly same as the Seth Lover set or the Antiquity series but just as close as possible in this price and production range. I have no experience with the Seth Lovers, but my only negative experience with a pickup upgrade was with putting Seymour Duncan 59s (I think they're named SH-1 now) in an early 90ies Korean Epiphone Sheraton II guitar: the slightly scooped sound of the SDs emphasized the already scooped and slightly thin sound of that all maple guitar: didn't work at all. Things I would like to improve on a 59 A4 would be to get better responsiveness and more presence and harmonics while still remaining fat like a good PAF. BigDaddyLoveHandles. changing Alnico Classics for Seymour Duncan '59 and Seth Lover pickups. A couple of comments were made on the Seymour Duncan forum that the 59' HB is the perfect platform from which to swap magnets being a (benchmark PAF HB) as supposedly it sounds good with most magnet swaps.

Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) I don't work for Seymour Duncan. Many Seymour Duncan humbuckers (such as the APH-1 and TBAPH-1 Alnico II Pro) feature four-conductor cable as standard, but many others can be ordered with this feature even if their spec sheet calls for two-conductor cable. IMO, Seth's are a great PU, PG's are a good PU. View Profile View Forum Posts ... may I also give you a hearty endorsement for the SD Seth Lover, it's a great pickup - terrific for jazz especially. I don't work for Seymour Duncan. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Apr 19, 2017 #1. All times are GMT-8. If you prefer a softer highs and lows, with a more emphasized mid range, you seem to get that with the weaker AlNiCo 2/3/4 bars in general, and you get it with the Seth Lover set. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Pretty much my ideal LP. jjthomchickmusic.com Instagram: jjthomchickmusic Back from my YouTube hiatus with new Seymour Duncan Seth Lover humbuckers installed in my Ibanez Artcore. Jan 12, 2016 #1 Hey fellas, I'm having trouble deciding which of these pickup sets to put in an Epiphone Les Paul. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. The closest would be Seymour Duncan's Seth Lover set. Mar 15, 2014 #1 I have an Epiphone Les Paul Ultra which is supposed to have Alnico Classic & Alnico Classic Plus pickups. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. It’s fairly well documented that the 59 Model humbucker is Seymour’s late-70’s answer for a beefy vintage tone. Hardbop. $119.00. Next Last. C. Cap Senior Member. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Feb 9, 2013 #4 ARandall said: The A2pro is looser in the lows, has a nice mids rasp and sweeter on the top-end. Seymour Duncan 59/Custom Hybrid - Metal . Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Pete Moreno, who was fairly new at Gibson, was ordered by Ted McCarty to take a truckload of PAFs to the dump, which Pete regrettably did. Seth is A2. I suppose the unpotted part is an unsubstantiated rumor too. family, and the alnico 5 bar magnet and vacuum wax potting make it compatible with lighter guitar strings and louder amplifiers than were ever used in the 1950s. Joined: May 6, 2012 Location: England. He passed away in 1997, and since, Seymour Duncan lovingly crafted the Seth Lover pickup to honor his life and work. Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Set Nickel Electric Guitar Electronics 4.9 out of 5 stars 30. To start viewing messages, I've never tried a seth. Re: 59 (A4) vs Seth Lover (A4) vs Harmonic Design. Seymore Duncan's Seth Lover pups drew several votes, but the Antiquity pups were not mentioned very much, so my question is, what would be the most significant differences between the two? Examples include the SH-55 Seth Lover and the SH-1 and TB59 ’59 model, each of Lovely. Definitely a bit more dark and IMO chunky, but at the cost of some clarity. 08-15-2011 , 03:45 PM #1. Thread starter blarue09; Start date Mar 15, 2014; B. blarue09 Junior Member. 08-15-2011, 04:12 PM #3. Jon has done work on getting the formulation of magnets has made for him for his pickups (and that he sells with those tonal descriptors) vintage accurate with regard to composition. Seth's have unbalanced coils and are unpotted; that gives more open, complex tones. Neck position. Black. SD APH-2 Slash vs Seth Lover. I've got several Duncans ranging from a Seth Lovers and a set of 59s, to Invaders and The Slug. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Nov 24, 2010 #11 the seth lovers are sweeter-sounding imho of course..... tnt365 Member. 1.0 out of 5 stars ESTAFA EN EL MIC. check out the FAQ by clicking the Thread Tools. Nov 24, 2010 #10 the seth lover is my all time favorite pickup. Similar to the Antiquity in specification but with a bit less output, the Seth Lover is a regular production model and like the ’59 is available in a variety of covered and non-covered as well as colored varieties. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Compared to PG's, the bridge sounds fuller, and the neck has more life to it. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? Seymour W. Duncan's Interview With Seth Lover | Seymour Duncan. Apr 21, 2017 #21. I like that. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. they will be a good and cheap choice for the neck pickup imo. Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55; Page 1 of 4 1 2 3... Last. Jan 21, 2016 #16. steam-powered Tele-Meister. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … The frets are huge and it plays very fast. On a les paul (maple cap, mahogany body) which is better and why? It's definitely different. Yea I noticed more mids with the a4 vs the a5 but even more mids with a2. Messages 3,142. check out the FAQ by clicking the To start viewing messages, They are … Jan 21, 2016 #15. bo Poster Extraordinaire. October 7, 2020. Inspired by late-'50s Seth Lover-designed humbuckers, these pickups sport plain enamel wire, a long-legged bottom plate, and vintage-correct single-conductor cable. SH-55n Seth Lover The Seth Lover pickup set was a project of Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover in the early ’90s to come up with an improved ‘PAF’. Seth Lover pickups are GREAT! The Seth lover is like a much more lively A2pro in a way. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 34 Thread: Gibson Burstbucker Pro VS Seymour duncan Seth Lover SH-55. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 14-01-09, 06:38 PM #1. teleplayer. just like the PAFs back then. i have this combo ^ Devin Low Voltage. Seymour Duncan, who worked with Seth Lover, standardized the PAF, for better or worse. And the Seth Lover and the Antiquity Humbucker are much more accurate representations of PAFs. The Seth has more mids, but less treble and less bass than the 59. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Joined: Feb 16, 2014 Location: Antelope, California. Seymour W. Duncan and Seth Lover. I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor Seth Lover. The Seth Lovers have given the guitar a great increase in output volume and a … I have a LP Classic Plus modded back to '50s specs w/ Seths. the sh-1 59's do a better job because its slightly hotter. Its vintage-inspired coils give it an airy quality that is firmly in the P.A.F. Age: 57 Posts: 7,518. Thread starter loziodavid; Start date Jul 29, 2019; 1; 2; 3; Next. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Joined Feb 20, 2009 Messages 285 Reaction score 44. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. They'd be a great jazz PU. Seymour Duncan review / Pickups / Unbiased reviews of guitar equipment, CD and DVD music at Ultimate-Guitar.Com That's the big difference between it and the trebly Duncan '59, which is what the 36th PAF replaced. amc Member. All critical reviews › Amazon Customer. I read that here on the forum. The Seymour Duncan Seth Lover is Duncan’s tribute to the original Seth Lover PAF humbucker featured in the original Gibson Les Pauls. tone forum. First of all Seymour Duncan'59 is a PAF clone. Re: Pearly Gates vs Seth Lover IMO, Seth's are a great PU, PG's are a good PU. The ’59 bridge model (SH-1b) is a vintage output humbucker that’s great for rock, blues, and more. The original humbucking pickups designed by Seth Lover for Gibson in the 1950s were elegantly simple. Not as microscobicly same as the Seth Lover set or the Antiquity series but just as close as possible in this price and production range. PGB's are surprisingly bright and thin (the neck could use some of that treble). I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Smooth sustain. Messages 894. Seymour Duncan Jazz vs 59? This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Joined Mar 15, 2014 Messages 5 Reaction score 1. Think what you want but there is a difference between a potted and a non potted pickup...and if you don't believe me then do some experimenting on your own, if you can hear you'll hear it but you can also ask any good pickup winder and they'll tell you. Read more. David compares the Lollar Imperial Humbuckers with the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover Pickups through a Collings City Limits. I find the 36th PAF (b) to be similar (fat, juicy mids) to a good vintage P-90. Seymour Duncan describes the Seth Lover as a PAF pickup that has NOT gone through the aging process like the Antiquity. Grant Austin and Lefty Addams like this. Ok, one more post for posterity.

I always wondered if the Seth is just a slightly underwound unpotted 59? Seymour Duncan SH-1n '59 humbucker for 7 string guitars. Dismalhead Poster Extraordinaire. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Close × Hand Built in California. Thread Tools. link above. $6.49. BTW, the Benedetto are manufactured by SD 07-10-2012, 11:10 AM #6 Thanks, I've shorlisted the Seymour Seth lover SH 55 as an alternative to the Gibson PU, the problem is, they are rather pricey (nearly 200 bucks). I'm a Seymour Duncan man. Late-'50s, vintage-correct, humbucker sound. I STILL prefer them over Duncan's Seth Lover set though, which to me is too icepicky. Reactions: 3 people. I tried to eliminate all variables other than the pickups themselves. Last edited by Herbie; 06-06-2017 at 09:28 PM. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. Two of the most popular Duncan PAF sets back to back with a few similar licks.Everything on the amp, recording equipment and software stays exactly the same. Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover (Editor’s Choice) Seth Lover was the father of the humbucking pickup, and he defined years of pickup manufacturing, securing his legacy as a massive contributor to musical engineering. Bravo Seth Lover and Seymour Duncan! I use these in a brighter LP and it kind of balances it out somewhat. Seymour Duncan 59 Set - I consider this a modern approach to getting a more vintage rock sound. Seymour Duncan SH55 Seth Lover Humbucker Pickup - (Neck Position) (Nickel Cover) 4.9 out of 5 stars 21. The Seth Lover humbuckers are available with either vintage-correct single conductor push-back braided lead wires or modern 4-conductor lead wires for increased splitting and wiring capabilities. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 utilizes a nickel silver bottom plate, butyrate plastic bobbins; plain enamel wire, an Alnico bar magnet, a wooden spacer, and black paper tape. Thread Tools. a pickup demo.Note: I meant to say that the pickups are NOT wax-potted. Hello everybody, i recently bought Gibson SG 60's tribute (2013 model), and as you may know they have burstbuckers 1 and 2 inside of them, do you guys think it would be a good idea to switch to seymour duncan 59's, and most importantly are they a good bridge pick up as well as a good neck pickup, (i listen and play, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, lots of Guns n' Roses as well as modern … Messages 3,871. It has honk like an original 57 PAF. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Member User Info Menu. Neck position. I've tried Alnico II Pros, '59 Models, Seth Lovers, and Joe Bonamassa Skinner Bursts, all from Seymour Duncan and I prefer the Antiquities to all of them. 06-07-2017, 02:08 AM #20. omphalopsychos . Go. I changed mags in my only set of PG's to brighten the neck and warm the bridge. Nov 24, 2010 #12 I just replaced 59's with seth … 4 people found this helpful. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by lineboat, Jan 7, 2016. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul. НАДЕЛ! Plenty of detail without being very harsh. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. I've only got one guitar with DiMarzio: Super Distortion / Red Velvet / FS-1 (HSS). seymour duncan 59 vs seth lover. Black. a very good standard production (not"boutique") pickup. This page was generated at 10:09 AM. The Duncan company’s 59 Model humbucker… and the Little ’59 Strat. The Seth Lover is a true and true vintage humbucker. Hey everyone. Any guitar today that uses two coils in the same housing wired to get rid of the hum associated with single coil pickups owes a bit of thanks to the original pioneer of pickup design, Seth Lover. Here's a demo I did really quickly (about time for bed). select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. These pickups were installed on my Epiphone Dot. Messages 233. different magnents too. Re: 59 vs Seth Lover To me the Seth Lover NECK has a clearer tone at high volume levels than the 59N because it has less bass. To my ears, PGN's are very smooth and rounded on top and in need of more treble. Aren't both of them supposed to represent a vintage type of sound? Thats a good advantage for '59. DiMarzio DP103 (Best on a Budget) Another faithful PAF reproduction, the DiMarzio take on this … All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. To start viewing messages, This is the seven string version of humbucker inventor Seth Lover's "Patent Applied For" model. Every Time. This video is comparing Seth Lover vs Duncan 59s guitar pick ups. 4. They'd be a great jazz PU. I hope you enjoy this video and it is useful for you.Cheers!EQUIPMENT:Ceriatone 69’ JMP 1986 Bass 50 Marshall 2061cxCelestion Heritage Greenback \u0026 70th Anniversary G12-H30(close mic)EQ CablesRS Guitarworks vintage upgrade kitand of course... TONETHRONE!RECORDED WITH:Audient ID14 interfaceSennheiser 609 (close)AKG Perception 420 (room)Logic w/ Reverb To me, Seth's have more of an edge, a rawer sound, partially from the unbalanced coils. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Posts: 1,740. Experience old-school tonal character by the truckloads, but with a slightly more scooped midrange than the originals and vacuum wax potting for squeal-free performance. Joined: Mar 17, 2003 Location: Arlington, VA. the seth lovers are a better and cheaper alternative. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. I kept the height and pole pieces of the pickups even to the best of my ability. Unlike the other two it is unpotted. loziodavid Member. Just a very quick clip of the Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover pickup set. The SH-55 Seth Lover model is Seymour Duncan’s tribute to the father of the humbucking pickup. Pure Tone Full-contact Output Jack for Guitar/Bass, with Mounting Hardware 4.8 out of 5 stars 663 # 1 Best Seller in Electric Guitar Electronics. I have been happy with the playability of my Dot, but thought the overall sound was lacking. Thus all typical specs are reminiscent of pickups on 59 model Gibson Les Paul.

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