Happy customers, one piece of gear at a time! Some players might feel otherwise, but personally I’m glad Gibson didn’t load the SG Modern with high-output humbuckers. There are other indicators as well. Extreme … Les Paul Forum Homesite This BB in the the bridge is really bright and thin. Black plastic covers 3.1. The two coils are unbalanced, by a calculated degree to give rise to a little more attack; The magnet itself is an Alnico 5, which is the same only a little stronger than the … Store Hours, If you have any questions, please call us at (800) 222-4700. Now is the perfect time to get the gear you want with simple, promotional financing. They are essentially a Burstbucker 1/2 output but with hotter coil reversed so they are brighter/clearer and a little less meaty than a BB1/2. Also available: Our Sales Engineers are a world-class team of music gear experts whose sole job is to provide you with helpful advice and unparalleled service completely free of charge. It only has a difference in technology. On the shop floor of the original Gibson plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the earliest Gibson "Patent Applied For" humbuckers were wound using imprecise machines, resulting in pickups with varying degrees of output … You'll love the way they sound! I figured this to be accurate because it gave the same readings my tech measured before he installed them. Gibson 57 Classic Pickup. I've had Custombuckers that had both the bridge and neck in the mid 8k range and also both in the 8k range. BurstBucker 2 (IM57B-NH ) is wound in the range of Gibson's '57 Classic, with slightly hotter "vintage" output than the BurstBucker #1, and works well in the bridge position with a BurstBucker #1 in the neck position. Whereas all of the above are based around Alnico magnets, the Dirty Fingers is based … Bridge-only. That's what Gibson rates them at. Burstbucker construction and tonal signature is even more closely aligned with that of the vintage PAF and all of its subtleties, but Gibson does offer additional models in the Burstbucker … A Sweetwater Sales Engineer will get back to you shortly. Think a Strat bridge pup with the volume knob barely half-way up. Gibson claims the two have near equal output, don't know if I believe them or not. vBulletin_init(); Thank you for your request. BurstBuckers are offered in 3 different versions: BurstBucker 1 (IM57A-NH) is slightly underwound, with medium 'vintage' output… I have a 2012 Les Paul Trad that I just installed BB1 & 2 into. BurstBuckers are available with German silver nickel-plated covers. If the Classic ’57s are in the PAF ballpark, the Burstbucker line is Gibson’s effort to put you in the dugout. The Burstbucker … Higher Output Gibson PUP - 498T, 500T or Burstbucker 3? Gibson USA put the first BurstBuckers on a production model with the Gary Moore Signature Les Paul in the Summer of 2000, and Gibson's Custom division then equipped the Class 5 Les Paul, Custom Authentic '68 Les Paul Custom and Custom Authentic '58 Les Paul Standard models with BurstBuckers. Make Offer - Kramer/Gibson Ceramic Humbucker Pickup Black 16.28 Output 2 Conductor Wire. BurstBucker 2 (IM57B-NH) is wound in the range of Gibson's '57 Classic, with slightly hotter "vintage" output than the BurstBucker #1, and works well in the bridge position with a BurstBucker #1 in the neck position.