$171.61. I paired this with a 57 classic plus in the bridge. C $225.90. Pre-Owned. Has anyone tried the classic plus or the regular 57 classics in a PRS? Gibson specs: 57 Classic Alnico II 8.5k 57 Classic Plus Alnico II 8.7k For a cheaper alternative, almost anything. Thread starter miwolverine754; Start date May 27, 2011; miwolverine754 Senior Member. She comes equipped with 57 classic & 57 Classic plus pickups for that vintage rock tone. Gibson has been at the forefront of pickup engineering for half a century and amongst their huge range of high-quality offerings is the Gibson Classic Plus â57. I've been looking to upgrade the Dragon II's in my CE-22 and I've been offered a set of Gibson 57 Classic Plus pickups as a trade for something else I'm selling. I actually like the tone of the Plus better than the 498T (more PAF sounding to me with less mids). Neck 7.92 KÎ© Bridge(57 Plus) 8.13 kÎ© I find a chart with Gibson pickups that claims the bridges are 13.1â 13.8K. The reason for this comparison is mostly on account of the price difference. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. the stock Gibson stuff (Classic 57's, Burstbuckers, 59 Tributes, 498/490 combos etc) are middling to decent pickups..... but you can do SO much better for a little bit more cash. I swapped out the stock neck pup on my Ibanez AF95 for the Gibson 57 Classic . Pre-Owned. This puts the icing on the cake for an already well made guitar. Tom Holmes, who also designed the Classic 57 for Gibson, found the ideal number of winds and resistance in my opinion. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. I've tried a lot of pickups in my LP and the Classic 57+ is my favorite. GIBSON 57 CLASSIC PLUS ZEBRA Pickups Perfect packing from Japan. 4 Options 498T "Hot Alnico" Bridge Pickup $134.99. As such, weâve put together a review of some of the best Gibson pickups that you can find in the market today. there are some really great pickups out there being made by winders these days. I always heard that the Epiphone Alnico Classic Pro was based on the Gibson '57 Classic pickup. With its "Patent Applied For" decal on the faceplate, the '57 Classic Plus is a near perfect re-creation of a late 1950s humbucker that was slightly overwound, delivering a hotter output along with rich, vintage tone when used in the bridge position. I decided to upgrade my 2012 (the 2011 had ProBuckers) Epi ES339 to the '57 Classics. Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC. Here is a set of Gibson USA 57 Classic and 57 Plus Classic PAF coil-tappable humbucking pickups with the short leads mounted in medium and thick rings from a brand new Gibson Flying V History model. #1 funkywrench, Jul 16, 2013. 7.5kohms for the neck and 8.2 to maximum 8.5 kohms for the bridge pickup. Was: $190.68. Joined May 23, 2011 Messages 217 Reaction score 91. GHS Fast Fret. The perfect bridge-position companion to the '57 Classic, the '57 Classic Plus mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. This treatment gave the pickup slighter higher output without sacrificing its rich, vintage tone. I paired this with a 57 classic plus in the bridge. Since their introduction in the late 1950s, Gibsonâs famous "Patent Applied For" humbuckers have been considered the ultimate pickup because of their smooth, velvety tone. So I have a set of these Gibson pups in a Epi LP Tribute Plus I just bought. pickup. Very different PU's. Gibson Im57R-Gh 57 Classic Electric Guitar Pickups. 1. Gibson '57's are PAF's with A2 magnets, which have a lot of mids, not much treble, a loose low end, very little wax, and are low output. A: There definitely are differences. Gibson 57 Classic Vintage NC. Picking the right one can be a bit of a hassle for a newbie. 5 Options Dirty Fingers Pickup $154.99. I also have the regular 57 set in a Gibson 335 and SG 61 reissue. It helps overdrive tube preamps to a smooth level of saturation without becoming overpowering. The Classic '57 Plus is the stock bridge pickup of five guitars of mine, four of them Gibsons, one LP Traditional 2013, one Custom Shop Les Paul Standard made in 2012 with 17-hole weight relief, two Frank Zappa "Roxy" SGs (although Gibson specified the Classic '57 without the Plus), and also of my Epiphone LP 1960 Tribute. 1 Options ... Gibson â¦ Wow! Gibson Les Paul Traditional 2016 in Honeyburst with a beautiful flame top. Just FYI, they came with the mounting hardware and they fit the guitar without having to modify them at all. Had them both Adrian. Shop Humbucker Pickups ... '57 Classic Plus Pickup $175.99. £5.90. 8780 . Classic 57' far too low output for my style. The pickup is well rounded not too dark or too bright. The pluss in the bridge gives the player a tad more power. Free shipping. The â57 Classic Plus uses slightly overwound balanced coils, exactly like the original PAFs of the late 1950s that accidentally received a few additional turns of wire. GIBSON 57 CLASSIC PLUS ZEBRA Pickups Perfect packing from Japan. Re: Gibson 57 Classic and Classic Plus I've only played 57 classics in one Les Paul, but I would have to guess the APH-2 slash set is probably the closest Duncan pickup. She sounds exactly how a Les Paul should! Fast & Free shipping on many items! Mounting screws are included. Gibson 57 Classic Plus Humbucker. Duncan Antiquities, Seth Lovers, '59s, Pearly Gates, Alnico II Pros, Dimarzio PAF, or any PAF variant from just about any maker. 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. The Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. Letâs dive in. C $214.18. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Just sounds like a Gibson to me. 266 . The "Plus" is a little hotter (8.53 K Ohms) compared to the regular '57 Classic @ 7.57 K Ohms. Just FYI, they came with the mounting hardware and they fit the guitar without having to modify them at all. 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. These are installed on some higher end Les Pauls and are well known for â¦ the tone has an overall wider range on an sg, which is could because the 57 classic is pretty smooth, whereas the PG is raw £129. And now, in the 2014 models, Gibson has â59 Classic and â61 Classic pickups. Gibson â57 Classic Plus Humbucker Pickup I can guarantee that this guitar hasn't been modified, because I bought it new, and was imported by the oficial gibson/epiphone dealer here â¦ What a difference the pickups made. Amps, mics and DAW were left setup while I replaced the pickups, so nothing changed, there. Best all-around Gibson P.A.F. 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 The Gibson '57 Classic Plus is suitable for the bridge or neck position and when put in the bridge position, makes a perfect match with a '57 Classic in the neck position. Are there differences? The pups work well in both gutiars. I recorded before and after clips and spliced them together. Skip to main content Skip to footer site51273888006445 site5127474165608017870 New 306012 Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup site51273888006445,site51273888006545,site51273888006512 false Intrigued by the buzz around this pickup, I ordered a normal '57 Classic for the neck position and a '57 Classic Plus for the bridge position. I probably should have gone with a 57 classic in the neck and Burstbucker 3 in the bridge like they do on the new Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro model. I probably should have gone with a 57 classic in the neck and Burstbucker 3 in the bridge like they do on the new Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro model. ... GIBSON 57 CLASSIC PLUS ZEBRA Pickups Perfect packing from Japan. Gibson pickups come in different shapes, tones and sizes. These pickups allow the guitar to sound unique to the guitars make and model. Q: I see some Gibson guitars have â57 Classic pickups and some have Burstbuckers. The Plus is definitely hotter, and slightly less output than the 498T. Gibson classic '57 pickups. But theyâre all described as PAF pickups. The '57 Classic Plus allows users to overdrive tube preamps without becoming overly strident. Just for kicks, I took resistance readings. You can get them reasonably priced used on eBay or a new set for around 180 bucks. I've heard from a local music shop owner that a good option would be the gibson classic '57's. Did they mesh well? they really looks like 57 classic, and they're 4 conductor wiring pickups (the guitar has push pulls serie/parallel coil). Were they an improvement over the DII's? I replaced a pair of stock T-tops in a Gibson "The Paul" that I bought about 25 years ago (first good guitar I ever owned). Most blokes use this for their bridge pickup because it has a little more output, but I might try one on the neck position some day when I have money to burn. 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. Diagram gibson les paul standard wiring four conductor full version hd quality cisspdiagrams4s soluzionevacanza it humbucking pickups stewmac com humbucker pickup bege mod 57 classic zebra 2 wire into 4 conductors my forum diagrams only aidiagram accademia archi switch celebsdatabase terroir didounath fr xe 4472 schematic vintage nickel electric guitar 2018 ford transit â¦ One model of pickup that seemed to pop up every now and so often was the Gibson '57 Classic. Great deals on Gibson 57 Classic Guitar Pickups. My original 58 and 60 Les Paul standards had relatively weak PAFs, but they sounded great and were sustaining for days. Gibson '57's are an accurate remake of an original 1950's PAF; Epi '57 Alnico Classics are not. Re: Gibson 57 Classic Plus vs. SD Pearly Gates i think the 57 classic works better in a guitar like an sg that has a little more high end and a little more bottom end then say a les paul. It's been set up with fresh 10-46 strings and is a real treat to play. You can't go wrong with the classic 57. 2-conductor wiring. £106.