It is Hot with scooped mids and great bass and treble. Geoff, if you like the tone Jerry Miller gets from Beulah, the L-5 he's played since the 60's, you might try a '57 Classic at the neck and a Classic Plus or Burstbucker at the bridge. Attempting to verbally describe the difference in … Meter-Based Electrical Measurements Gibson 57 Classic (Gibson 57 Classic … Also when I play a riff like Ace of Spades on the Low E and A strings it gets a bit lost and doesn't cut through at all. The Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. The 490R/490T sound identical to the 57s to my ears and I know many musicians who agree. I put a Classic 57 in the neck spot a Classic 57 Plus in the bridge position, and now I'm kicking myself 100 times a day for not doing it sooner. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. If you measure it with a more complex system like an FFT analyzer you will see the resonance and certain frequencies. Amps, mics and DAW were left setup while I replaced the pickups, so nothing changed, there. Amazing! It features special Alnico II magnets, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and two conductor braided wiring. But that extra midrange seems a hair smeary, compared with the … Thread starter 1956tvmodel; Start date Jan 6, 2009; 1956tvmodel Junior Member. Add Review. Substantially more turns than the classic 57 … Posts: 762. 57+ = Wound by PS - 860-31427-L – 9/4/2013 The Classic measures 8.17K ohms - The Gibson product page says these are 7.5 K-ohms. The Classic '57s are Alnico II magnets and similar to Stormy Mondays. Gibson Burstbucker Type 1 w/ Cover … Jan 6, 2009 #1 I would like to get some opinions on the difference between these two kinds of pickups. It's hard to fault these for use in any genre of electric guitar playing,I play mostly Jazz and Fusion with elements of rock and blues thrown in,and these ARE sterling grade,I would recommend them with a thumbs up...............WAY up! That little extra midrange gives you something … The good news is that they're easily available since a lot of folks change out epi pickups anyway. Messages 3,036. Again lots of room to use the tone controls for an array of voices. The Dimarzio 36th's are definitely on my radar, as well. I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. The magnet itself is an Alnico 5, which is the same only a little stronger than the Alnico II featured in the ’57 Classic; The Difference: In Words. This treatment gave the pickup … 8K is at best overtones on a guitar, in fact the "air" you're discussing. The Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. Accessories Related Products We are not able to get online delivery information from our supplier. Joined: Dec 27, … The 57 Classic pickup is very similar to the original PAF specs, however, the coils are evenly wound to give them a rich, balanced tonal output that the original winding machines could not achieve. First post. Well if I can chime in with my 2 cents .The Gibson 57 Classic pickups ARE marvelous and they live up to all the great reviews that they have acquired. It should give that bridge pickup a brand new growl. Personally I think the 59 Tribute humbuckers blow the 57's out of the water but I was never a huge 57 Classic … ), the other says 57+ for the bridge. They still have that vintage sweetness that you might expect but with a bit more balance and even distribution over the EQ spectrum. Compare 3 from $164.99. So the ’57 Classic is true to how Seth designed the PAF pickup. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. Seymour Duncan Antiquities & Gibson Burstbucker Pros humbuckers demo/comparison - Duration: 9:43. dvdkinman 277,283 views. Comparison of 7 bridge pickups on ash (498T, Classic 57+, TB-4, TB-5, AT-1) - Duration: 9:07. How do they both compare to the 57 Classic or 57 Classic+? 2. I also have a couple 57+ and I am not a real fan....different feel, too much edge for me. I put new strings on the Epi before I recorded the … Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. They are pretty classy but had that extra heat that went to write rock and roll history. I put a Classic 57 in the neck spot a Classic 57 Plus in the bridge position, and now I'm kicking myself 100 times a day for not doing it sooner. This is what our ears are responding to more that the single trace. The perfect bridge-position companion to the '57 Classic. It's the Young Gun versus The Legend! The burstbucker actually sounded similar to the duncan invader I have installed in my SG standard; strange, I know, but true. The guy that has it now is more into the heavier stuff/shredding and he even likes them for that. The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a … It works well with the 57 Classic neck and I agree with the others — it will play well with the 490r. Joined Nov 1, 2012 Messages 1,494 Reaction score 970. They are what is in this guitar........neck position Gibson 57 Classic, Bridge position Gibson 57 Classic "Plus".With the 5 way switching in this guitar coupled with the coil tapping abilities you have a ton of great sounds available to you. Based on what I've read so far, I was kind of expecting that Abraxas would be what I was looking for - since it's been described as a PAF on steroids (or something along those lines). Joined Nov 1, 2012 Messages 1,494 Reaction score 970. By nitro, March 5 in Gibson USA. Go. Feb 24, 2009 #1. telbert twang Tele-Holic. The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a richer tone. The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. Which one of these pickups would be more aggressive/cutting/bright the specs on both are extremely close 1 Quote; Share this post. Joined Jan 2, 2009 Messages 25 Reaction score 10. 2. crazytrain513 Senior Member. I found the 57 classic + to be warm and thick and the burstbucker to be thinner and more aggressive. Gibson 490T Modern Classic Humbucker Bridge Double 2016. I am using a 2019 Gibson Les Paul 50's Standard. Personal preference. Really? The P-57 Classic Plus on the bridge along with the normal Classic 57 on the neck is an ideal combination for all popular Les Pauls, especially if one wants to achieve the classic sound with a little more bite on the bridge. My 2 pennies. Classic Pro / Classic Pro plus are the newer designs and are supposed to be based off the design of the Gibson Classic 57. The ’57 Classic uses an Alnico II magnet that should compress and have a softer or "spongier" feel compared to an Alnico V type. How many guitars do you have? I've seen conflicting specs, both say 57 classic in the neck, one says BB3 (A3? Rated 4.5/5 Stars (7) Compare. Gibson pickups: 57 classic, neck position, 57+ bridge position. My 8.8k 57+ has more bite in the upper mids than a regular 57 (in the 8.0-8.3k range), with less treble extension/air. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Sign in to follow this . Took the plunge and installed 57 Classic (neck) and Classic Plus (bridge) on both of my ES-137s, replacing the stock 490R/498T combos. Gibson Accessories '57 Classic Plus Pickup - Double Black, Bridge, 2-Conductor Gibson '57 Classic Plus Humbucker with Alnico II Magnets and Double Black Coils $ 164 .99 No complaints at all. Hello guys, I just got a Gibson Classic 57 pickup second hand. I always heard that the Epiphone Alnico Classic Pro was based on the Gibson '57 Classic pickup. Amazing! The '57 Classic Plus allows users to overdrive tube preamps without becoming overly strident. Attempting to verbally describe the difference in sound which these differences give rise to is a hilarious business. When ordered you will be contacted with an expected delivery date. Bartolini 57CBJD L1/S1 Classic American Standard 5-string J-Bass Pickup Set 5-String Passive Dual-coil (Humbucking) American Standard or Deluxe V style J-Bass Bridge/Middle Replacement Pickup Set $168.00. The 490T came stock in my 1990 Gibson Les Paul Studio. Then again, the 57 Classic Plus … I LOVE the 490R, one of my favorite neck pickups. That little extra midrange gives you something additional to work with. They sure as heck sound the same. Micro Alnico II by Gibson, the difference with the Classic 57 is that the normal model "Plus" has more winding, we find this microphone on a lot of bridge Les Paul Traditional, it has a very … How many is too many. Which is correct or are they one and the same? Feb 24, 2009 #1. telbert twang Tele-Holic. The 498T and 490R are killer with the stock 300K pots in my SG Standard. The 57 Classic pickup is very similar to the original PAF specs, however, the coils are evenly wound to give them a rich, balanced tonal output that the original winding machines could not achieve. They still … Gibson IM57R-GH '57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup. Eugene Odnoval 86,653 … I should add that I play through a JTM50, JCM800 and a Trainwreck Express. 1 of 3 Go to page. If you offered me a pair of either I would take the '57's (classic neck, classic plus bridge) only through what I have read is a vintage lower output type PAF. Which set do you prefer and why. This 57 Classic happens to have tall legs. I'm having a 57+ installed on my 335 right now. The Gibson Classic 57+ has just the right abount of output to push your wood and allow articulation. I still think the 57 Classics and 490 are fairly close, the 490 being a bit muddier (not in a bad way) and the 498 being HOTTER than the 490 or 57 Classic by far. Long story, but I am back to the 498/490 set in that guitar and I have a more PAF style set in my other LP. Will use it mostly for blues and classic rock. Gibson 57 Classic / Classic Plus vs Seymour Duncan Slash Alnico II Pro Set - Duration: 3:59. And I'm very happy with it! Posts: 762. I'm surprised to hear the Classic '57s are A2 - the ones I've tried always had quite a tight/harsh tone to them. I assumed they were A5 like the Duncan '59. All three positions sound great, too. Clean, crunch lead Amazon prices are MUCH lower … JavaScript is disabled. 59 Tribute Humbuckers vs. 57 Classic/Classic Plus. The Les Paul Traditional 2016 T's foundation is the same traditional tonewood combination that helped make the Les Paul a legend when it was introduced six decades ago. For more modern sounds, the '57 Classic in the neck can be paired with the '57 Classic Plus in the bridge. There are currently no reviews for this product, be the first to write one! Personally I think the 59 Tribute humbuckers blow the 57… As has been mentioned previously in this thread, the Classics are better defined, and not as hot. The 'Plus' is made with extra windings, hotter signal, more output yet retains that classic tone and sensitive touch response and feel. 1 available for $89. 57+ is a great, slightly hot PAF style pickup. R. rburkard. In any event, the 57… But I guess that I could ask for an overwound Mule to get that (a hotter PAF sound). Amazon prices are MUCH lower than dealers like Musician's Friend, and other places. By comparison the 490R/498T combination has more midrange presence, at least to my ear. crazytrain513 Senior Member. The JB takes to pedals well and still response well to Volume Roll. Aug 7, 2008 #9 The Gibbie 57 in the neck is wee bit warm but it's a nice singing warm. A traditional pickup wind in the neck position provides plenty of warmth and clarity, and in the bridge position, slightly over-wound coils in the '57 Classic Plus offer wailing lead tones. SD Antiquity vs. Gibson '57 Classics vs. SD Seth Lovers. The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a richer tone. I put these into my own Les Paul Custom running into the Marshall Super Lead and was a bit surprised by a few things. Messages 17,089. I have heard just about everything pickup wise and these are some of the best out there, they ARE simply incredible. I personally think they are the same. To make a long story short, I eventually got the Crawler set. I would expect the + to have a higher resistance. I like to play the same style as you and they seemed to do the trick very nicely. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by telbert twang, Feb 24, 2009. It features special Alnico II magnets, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and two conductor braided wiring. 9:43. Sep 13, 2014 #1 So what's the verdict? I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. Close. A Classic '57 Plus is a slightly hotter pickup than a regular Classic '57 (just a few extra turns). A word of caution. However, the regular 57 is kind of lifeless in the neck on my LP and I prefer the Wolfetone Marshallhead in the bridge of my SG vs the 57 that was in there originally. However, back in the day no pickups were ever made to that exact spec; the technology of the ’50s and early ’60s meant that the two coils of wire in each pickup were more or less unbalanced, the magnets varied, the types of magnets varied over the years, and so on. The neck PU especially (Abraxas) is my dream neck pickup. Love the plus in the bridge of my LP and the regular 57 in the neck position of my SG. Hi guy -Here I am with my new L.p. traditional stock in the first video -In the 2nd video my black baby after the upgraded neck position with a Saymour Duncan alnico 2 pro I hope theese … Still the difference in the tonal range with the tone knobs was very good. I read in an interview with him once that he ordered the guitar with a neck pickup "like Wes Montgomery" (the '57 Classic… The '57 Classic and '57 Classic Plus are available with genuine gold-plated covers or nickel-plated covers. The pickups are also wax-potted. So the ’57 Classic is true to how Seth designed the PAF pickup. I agree with the last two posts. Gibson P-90 Soapbar Pickup 2016. I’ve had both sets in the same guitar. In the 490T vs. 57 classic debate, I have grown to really like the sound of what a 490T can do in a hollow body or semi-hollow body guitar. Hello guys, I just got a Gibson Classic 57 pickup second hand. Thread starter crazytrain513; Start date Sep 13, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. Platinum Supporting Member. www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=876738, www.facebook.com/pages/HTH-Amplification/263958270289235?sk=wall. All due respect but I do audio for a living and 8KHz is not the upper mids. gibson ´57 classic and ´57 classic plus specs? A 12" guitar speaker/driver is dropping like a rock by then. I put these into my own Les Paul Custom running into the Marshall Super Lead and was a bit surprised by a few things. Classic rock/blues rock is more my … I happen to REALLY like these picksup quite a bit. When playing through the JTM50 I just get this scooped mid sound with too much bass and this is with the Bass on 0 and Middle on 10! Gibson '57 Classic Plus Humbucker with Alnico II Magnets and Nickel Cover $175.99. It works well with the 57 Classic neck and I agree with the others — it will play well with the 490r. It's hard to tell much by simple frequency response - ever notice how similar guitar speakers look on their frequency graphs? Compare 4 from $139. 57+ is a great, slightly hot PAF style pickup. 3:59. However, back in the day no pickups were ever made to that exact spec; the technology of the ’50s and early ’60s meant that the two coils … This comparison is between a Gibson 57 Classic (Gibson 57 Classic Neck 860-15003-L 04/09/15) and a stock Epiphone PAF style humbucker (Epiphone Neck PB2NHBN-4 2013/05) edit: it's called an "Epiphone ProBucker-2" out of a Florentine Les Paul. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. The magnet itself is an Alnico 5, which is the same only a little stronger than the Alnico II featured in the ’57 Classic; The Difference: In Words. Its just a stronger magnet that's it. Gibson IM57P-ZB '57 Classic Plus Humbucker. The hollow body guitar tends to add a nice little bit of warmth to that 490T midrange growl. Shop for the Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup in Gold and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price. I tried a traditional plus and a traditional pro to get an idea in the difference in tone between the 57 classic + (trad plus) and the Burstbucker 3 (trad pro). 59 Tribute Humbuckers vs. 57 Classic/Classic Plus. Sep 13, 2014 #1 So what's the verdict? The tome knobs became important..lol Well worth doing even without the pots and wiring change. Or $30/month § for 6 months Learn More. The pickups are also wax-potted. Anyone else find this a little troubling? At the same time fully strummed … My Gibson LP now sounds better than any LP I've heard before. Also, I don't know if the … The reason for this comparison is mostly on account of the price difference. As has been mentioned previously in this thread, … They are the perfect bridge-position … Followers 0. I LOVE the 490R, one of my favorite neck pickups. The 57 classics and Classic plus use a Alnico magnet number 2. Both the 57s and the 498TR/490R are fantastic. Long story, but I am back to the 498/490 set in that guitar and I have a more PAF style set in my other LP. In the 490T vs. 57 classic debate, I have grown to really like the sound of what a 490T can do in a hollow body or semi-hollow body guitar. By nitro, ... my SG R61 has both a 57 in the neck, … To best replicate the "Gibson PAF", guitarists should put a '57 Classic in the Neck and Bridge positions. I recorded before and after clips and spliced them together. 1 available for $99. They were better then they get credit for im opinion. It is a winning combination. When Ted Nugent started playing through Eddie's gear, a funny thing happened …. Thread starter crazytrain513; Start date Sep 13, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. As several people have reported here, Gibson at times has been QC deficient in that a 57/57+ set has actually been two 57's when metered. Next Last. I've got a set from Lurlene that I pulled to put my toasters into. Six-String Samurai 200,138 views. I have a chambered LP with a 57 in the neck and 57+ in the bridge....the 57+ has a lot more edge and treble output and will make you use your tone control....It works well in the middle position I like the extra thing it has mixed with the neck PU. Took the plunge and installed 57 Classic (neck) and Classic Plus (bridge) on both of my ES-137s, replacing the stock 490R/498T combos. check out Tim's sticky thread in this forum describing the differences in tone between magnets. Needing a little more balls from the bridge position, we'll see how it does. The 57 is a favorite of many players from classic rockers to metal bangers. I’ve had both sets in the same guitar. The 'Plus' is made with extra windings, hotter signal, more output yet retains that classic tone and sensitive touch response and feel. The 57 will easily push my JCM800, Soldano Avenger, CAE OD100 or Bogner Shiva anniversary into overdrive. '57 Classic Plus Pickup Hardware // Pickups and Electronics // Humbucker Pickups // '57 Classic Plus Pickup {{product.Caption}} Messages 164. gkoelling Member. 57 Classic – Wound by PS – 860-31426-L – 6/29/2013. You could even try an Alnico 8 which is between a Alnico 5 and a Ceramic magnet. It's treble and high treble at that when you're discussing fundamentals from a musical instrument. I have a Washburn HB 30 in which I stuck a 490R/490T set. I'd consider anything under 8.5 or so a regular 57. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by telbert twang, Feb 24, 2009. The Epi cover appears to be typical chrome, the 57 Classic has a brushed metal appearance. I put a Classic 57 in the neck spot a Classic 57 Plus in the bridge position, and now I'm kicking myself 100 times a day for not doing it sooner. 57' Classic vs Burstbucker Pro's. I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. Compare 3 from $65. I'm pleased enough with it to try some other models too. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. In this video i compare Gibson's Burstbucker 1 and 57 Classic neck pickups. Or $28/month § for 6 months … gibson ´57 classic and ´57 classic plus specs? Joined: Dec 27, 2007 Location: Estonia. I do have or have had all of them though only an Antiquity bridge plus … Related question, I have a Gibson Trad Pro IV Les Paul. Most if not all factory Gibson's come with two '57 Classics and not one of each. First, the ’57 … There's more depth and personality there. The JB is just great. I have a few 57 Classics and they can sound decent in the right guitar. Gibson IM57B-DB Burstbucker Type 2. J. JamminJeff Member. This treatment gave the pickup slightly higher output without sacrificing its rich vintage tone, which helped overdrive tube preamps to a smooth level of saturation without becoming overpowering. The Classic + measures 8.05K ohms - The Gibson product page says these are 8.3 K-ohms. 4. The bridge pickup is just two notches away from perfection, 1) it does not exactly sound the same '57 Classic / Classic Plus (but it does sound vintage enough, and it actually sounds better in some respects), and 2) its harmonic content could be even more complex, just slightly (I think that a SD JB outdoes it here). It's sounds more aggressive than a regular 57. All three positions sound great, too. I have this set up in a LP Standard 2001---best guitar made in years but that is another review. '57's are definitely not a … Next hottest thing to … Shop for the Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup in Gold and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price. You must log in or register to reply here. What do you suppose I have here? The '57 Classic Plus allows users to overdrive tube preamps without becoming overly strident. It is actually for both. Go. If your looking for more bite why don't you try a stronger magnet like an Alnico 5. Amazing! I just traded an '07 Classic Custom with '57 classics and I loved them. The ’57 Classic uses an Alnico II magnet that should compress and have a softer or "spongier" feel compared to an Alnico V type. Looking for pickups in this price range; nothing too expensive. 1 of 3 Go to page. You're correct, there's a '57 Classic and a '57 Classic Plus, the Plus is a bridge pickup the '57 Classic is either. 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