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. Aug 7, 2008 #9 The Gibbie 57 in the neck is wee bit warm but it's a nice singing warm. 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. The ’57 Classic uses an Alnico II magnet that should compress and have a softer or "spongier" feel compared to an Alnico V type. Eugene Odnoval 86,653 … It works well with the 57 Classic neck and I agree with the others — it will play well with the 490r. 4. They were better then they get credit for im opinion. 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). Sep 13, 2014 #1 So what's the verdict? 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. Gibson P-90 Soapbar Pickup 2016. The 498T and 490R are killer with the stock 300K pots in my SG Standard. So the ’57 Classic is true to how Seth designed the PAF pickup. Joined: Dec 27, 2007 Location: Estonia. It's a good thing this thread was brought back from the dead to spread confusion. I have a few 57 Classics and they can sound decent in the right guitar. The Classic '57s are Alnico II magnets and similar to Stormy Mondays. I'm having a 57+ installed on my 335 right now. They are the perfect bridge-position … If your looking for more bite why don't you try a stronger magnet like an Alnico 5. Its just a stronger magnet that's it. www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=876738, www.facebook.com/pages/HTH-Amplification/263958270289235?sk=wall. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Attempting to verbally describe the difference in … Add Review. 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+ is a great, slightly hot PAF style pickup. gibson ´57 classic and ´57 classic plus specs? What do you suppose I have here? gkoelling Member. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. Which is correct or are they one and the same? I found the 57 classic + to be warm and thick and the burstbucker to be thinner and more aggressive. I just traded an '07 Classic Custom with '57 classics and I loved them. Both the 57s and the 498TR/490R are fantastic. 57+ is a great, slightly hot PAF style pickup. By comparison the 490R/498T combination has more midrange presence, at least to my ear. 59 Tribute Humbuckers vs. 57 Classic/Classic Plus. First post. It is Hot with scooped mids and great bass and treble. 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. I put new strings on the Epi before I recorded the … 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. Took the plunge and installed 57 Classic (neck) and Classic Plus (bridge) on both of my ES-137s, replacing the stock 490R/498T combos. My 2 pennies. Gibson Burstbucker Type 1 w/ Cover … Comparison of 7 bridge pickups on ash (498T, Classic 57+, TB-4, TB-5, AT-1) - Duration: 9:07. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. 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. Accessories Related Products We are not able to get online delivery information from our supplier. Amazing! You're correct, there's a '57 Classic and a '57 Classic Plus, the Plus is a bridge pickup the '57 Classic is either. It is actually for both. They are pretty classy but had that extra heat that went to write rock and roll history. It is a winning combination. As has been mentioned previously in this thread, the Classics are better defined, and not as hot. 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. I recorded before and after clips and spliced them together. When ordered you will be contacted with an expected delivery date. Clean, crunch lead I hear the plus as hitting hard in the 2K range. The 490R/490T sound identical to the 57s to my ears and I know many musicians who agree. 59 Tribute Humbuckers vs. 57 Classic/Classic Plus. 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 … 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 57 Classic happens to have tall legs. Gibson 57 Classic / Classic Plus vs Seymour Duncan Slash Alnico II Pro Set - Duration: 3:59. '57 Classic Plus Pickup Hardware // Pickups and Electronics // Humbucker Pickups // '57 Classic Plus Pickup {{product.Caption}} The 'Plus' is made with extra windings, hotter signal, more output yet retains that classic tone and sensitive touch response and feel. 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. Attempting to verbally describe the difference in sound which these differences give rise to is a hilarious business. Gibson IM57R-GH '57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup. 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. Compare 3 from $65. 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. That little extra midrange gives you something … And I'm very happy with it! Took the plunge and installed 57 Classic (neck) and Classic Plus (bridge) on both of my ES-137s, replacing the stock 490R/498T combos. I am using a 2019 Gibson Les Paul 50's Standard. Joined Nov 1, 2012 Messages 1,494 Reaction score 970. Hello guys, I just got a Gibson Classic 57 pickup second hand. Compare 3 from $164.99. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. The pickups are also wax-potted. All due respect but I do audio for a living and 8KHz is not the upper mids. The neck PU especially (Abraxas) is my dream neck pickup. I agree with the last two posts. I LOVE the 490R, one of my favorite neck pickups. 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. 1 available for $89. I put these into my own Les Paul Custom running into the Marshall Super Lead and was a bit surprised by a few things. Go. Classic rock/blues rock is more my … 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. 9:43. Thread starter 1956tvmodel; Start date Jan 6, 2009; 1956tvmodel Junior Member. Gibson IM57B-DB Burstbucker Type 2. As has been mentioned previously in this thread, … It's sounds more aggressive than a regular 57. If you measure it with a more complex system like an FFT analyzer you will see the resonance and certain frequencies. I have this set up in a LP Standard 2001---best guitar made in years but that is another review. Followers 0. Gibson 490T Modern Classic Humbucker Bridge Double 2016. 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. 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. It's treble and high treble at that when you're discussing fundamentals from a musical instrument. Amazing! Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by telbert twang, Feb 24, 2009. 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). First, the ’57 … At the same time fully strummed … You must log in or register to reply here. The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a richer tone. They still have that vintage sweetness that you might expect but with a bit more balance and even distribution over the EQ spectrum. Platinum Supporting Member. In this video i compare Gibson's Burstbucker 1 and 57 Classic neck pickups. My Gibson LP now sounds better than any LP I've heard before. 1 of 3 Go to page. '57's are definitely not a … Needing a little more balls from the bridge position, we'll see how it does. Compare 4 from $139. Really? Close. All three positions sound great, too. gibson ´57 classic and ´57 classic plus specs? Posts: 762. Which one of these pickups would be more aggressive/cutting/bright the specs on both are extremely close 1 Quote; Share this post. 2. 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. The reason for this comparison is mostly on account of the price difference. Gibson 490T Vs Gibson 57 Classic Plus! I personally think they are the same. The Gibson Classic 57+ has just the right abount of output to push your wood and allow articulation. I have a Washburn HB 30 in which I stuck a 490R/490T set. Personal preference. Rated 4.5/5 Stars (7) Compare. Joined: Dec 27, … 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. Sep 13, 2014 #1 So what's the verdict? Thread starter crazytrain513; Start date Sep 13, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. Anyone else find this a little troubling? Or $30/month § for 6 months Learn More. I've seen conflicting specs, both say 57 classic in the neck, one says BB3 (A3? The 57 classics and Classic plus use a Alnico magnet number 2. In any event, the 57… 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). The burstbucker actually sounded similar to the duncan invader I have installed in my SG standard; strange, I know, but true. 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. It works well with the 57 Classic neck and I agree with the others — it will play well with the 490r. I'd consider anything under 8.5 or so a regular 57. The Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. Shop for the Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup in Gold and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price. Feb 24, 2009 #1. telbert twang Tele-Holic. The ’57 Classic uses an Alnico II magnet that should compress and have a softer or "spongier" feel compared to an Alnico V type. I'm surprised to hear the Classic '57s are A2 - the ones I've tried always had quite a tight/harsh tone to them. 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. 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 … Joined Jan 2, 2009 Messages 25 Reaction score 10. Go. 57' Classic vs Burstbucker Pro's. 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. Love the plus in the bridge of my LP and the regular 57 in the neck position of my SG. I would expect the + to have a higher resistance. The Epi cover appears to be typical chrome, the 57 Classic has a brushed metal appearance. Which set do you prefer and why. By nitro, ... my SG R61 has both a 57 in the neck, … The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a … Next Last. Most if not all factory Gibson's come with two '57 Classics and not one of each. A word of caution. This is what our ears are responding to more that the single trace. The 'Plus' is made with extra windings, hotter signal, more output yet retains that classic tone and sensitive touch response and feel. Jan 6, 2009 #1 I would like to get some opinions on the difference between these two kinds of pickups. I LOVE the 490R, one of my favorite neck pickups. Will use it mostly for blues and classic rock. 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 … crazytrain513 Senior Member. 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. Meter-Based Electrical Measurements Gibson 57 Classic (Gibson 57 Classic … They still … You could even try an Alnico 8 which is between a Alnico 5 and a Ceramic magnet. I’ve had both sets in the same guitar. nitro 3 nitro 3 Advanced Member; All Access; 3 103 posts; Report post; Posted March 5. Amazon prices are MUCH lower … Amazon prices are MUCH lower than dealers like Musician's Friend, and other places. R. rburkard. I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. The '57 Classic Plus allows users to overdrive tube preamps without becoming overly strident. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Nickel Chrome Humbucker Pickup is my favorite pickup across the board. The Dimarzio 36th's are definitely on my radar, as well. 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. I already own one BKP pickup, an Alnico V Warpig in a Gibson SG. For more modern sounds, the '57 Classic in the neck can be paired with the '57 Classic Plus in the bridge. The good news is that they're easily available since a lot of folks change out epi pickups anyway. I also have a couple 57+ and I am not a real fan....different feel, too much edge for me. Substantially more turns than the classic 57 … 2. Next hottest thing to … Or $28/month § for 6 months … I like to play the same style as you and they seemed to do the trick very nicely. I decided to upgrade my 2012 (the 2011 had ProBuckers) Epi ES339 to the '57 Classics. It features special Alnico II magnets, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and two conductor braided wiring. Posts: 762. Amazon prices are MUCH lower than dealers like Musician's Friend, and other places. Still the difference in the tonal range with the tone knobs was very good. I've got a set from Lurlene that I pulled to put my toasters into. 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. The '57 Classic and '57 Classic Plus are available with genuine gold-plated covers or nickel-plated covers. Looking for pickups in this price range; nothing too expensive. There's more depth and personality there. It's the Young Gun versus The Legend! Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. The guy that has it now is more into the heavier stuff/shredding and he even likes them for that. The Classic + measures 8.05K ohms - The Gibson product page says these are 8.3 K-ohms. Thread starter crazytrain513; Start date Sep 13, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by telbert twang, Feb 24, 2009. Personally I think the 59 Tribute humbuckers blow the 57… Classic Pro / Classic Pro plus are the newer designs and are supposed to be based off the design of the Gibson Classic 57. 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. 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! They sure as heck sound the same. I have heard just about everything pickup wise and these are some of the best out there, they ARE simply incredible. My favorite combonation is 57+ bridge and 57 neck. All three positions sound great, too. The tome knobs became important..lol Well worth doing even without the pots and wiring change. So the ’57 Classic is true to how Seth designed the PAF pickup. I happen to REALLY like these picksup quite a bit. J. JamminJeff Member. The hollow body guitar tends to add a nice little bit of warmth to that 490T midrange growl. Joined Nov 1, 2012 Messages 1,494 Reaction score 970. The Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup mimics those late-1950s humbuckers that received a few extra turns of wire. A 12" guitar speaker/driver is dropping like a rock by then. 8K is at best overtones on a guitar, in fact the "air" you're discussing. It's hard to tell much by simple frequency response - ever notice how similar guitar speakers look on their frequency graphs? I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. Shop for the Gibson '57 Classic Plus Pickup in Gold and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price. It should give that bridge pickup a brand new growl. I have been a full-time professional musician for over 28 years. The JB is just great. This treatment gave the pickup … JavaScript is disabled. I'm pleased enough with it to try some other models too. No complaints at all. 57 Classic – Wound by PS – 860-31426-L – 6/29/2013. It features special Alnico II magnets, vintage enamel coated wire, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and two conductor braided wiring. SD Antiquity vs. Gibson '57 Classics vs. SD Seth Lovers. The 57 will easily push my JCM800, Soldano Avenger, CAE OD100 or Bogner Shiva anniversary into overdrive. A Classic '57 Plus is a slightly hotter pickup than a regular Classic '57 (just a few extra turns). Seymour Duncan Antiquities & Gibson Burstbucker Pros humbuckers demo/comparison - Duration: 9:43. dvdkinman 277,283 views. When Ted Nugent started playing through Eddie's gear, a funny thing happened …. But that extra midrange seems a hair smeary, compared with the … Also, I don't know if the … Then again, the 57 Classic Plus … How do they both compare to the 57 Classic or 57 Classic+? The 57 is a favorite of many players from classic rockers to metal bangers. By nitro, March 5 in Gibson USA. Feb 24, 2009 #1. telbert twang Tele-Holic. Gibson pickups: 57 classic, neck position, 57+ bridge position. That little extra midrange gives you something additional to work with. Hello guys, I just got a Gibson Classic 57 pickup second hand. Gibson '57 Classic Plus Humbucker with Alnico II Magnets and Nickel Cover $175.99. Next Last. I always heard that the Epiphone Alnico Classic Pro was based on the Gibson '57 Classic pickup. Six-String Samurai 200,138 views. 3:59. 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 other says 57+ for the bridge. I’ve had both sets in the same guitar. 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! The 490T came stock in my 1990 Gibson Les Paul Studio. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Sign in to follow this . The JB takes to pedals well and still response well to Volume Roll. The perfect bridge-position companion to the '57 Classic. Gibson IM57P-ZB '57 Classic Plus Humbucker. The pickups are also wax-potted. I put these into my own Les Paul Custom running into the Marshall Super Lead and was a bit surprised by a few things. 1 available for $99. I do have or have had all of them though only an Antiquity bridge plus … Personally I think the 59 Tribute humbuckers blow the 57's out of the water but I was never a huge 57 Classic … 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 There are currently no reviews for this product, be the first to write one! The '57 Classic Plus allows users to overdrive tube preamps without becoming overly strident. How many guitars do you have? I read in an interview with him once that he ordered the guitar with a neck pickup "like Wes Montgomery" (the '57 Classic… Messages 3,036. check out Tim's sticky thread in this forum describing the differences in tone between magnets. The Classics sound warner, bigger - but mainly they have a richer tone. The '57 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. Messages 164. To best replicate the "Gibson PAF", guitarists should put a '57 Classic in the Neck and Bridge positions. 1 of 3 Go to page. Gibson 57 Classic plus vs Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. 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. To make a long story short, I eventually got the Crawler set. crazytrain513 Senior Member. I should add that I play through a JTM50, JCM800 and a Trainwreck Express. How many is too many. Amazing! Related question, I have a Gibson Trad Pro IV Les Paul. 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. Messages 17,089. There's more depth and personality there. 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. But I guess that I could ask for an overwound Mule to get that (a hotter PAF sound). Again lots of room to use the tone controls for an array of voices. 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