Not muddy. Seth Lovers are the original PAF that all others are based on. My LP standard has much more girth & depth to its tone, and I'm wondering how much of this difference can be attributed to the pickups, & how much to the build of the guitars. Because they're not wax-potted, the SL's have a lot more open clean sound, but they have been known to squeal under high gain. Seth Lover VS. Antiquity. Burstbucker Pros. Originally Posted by teleplayer. Which ones captures a better PAF tone? thx) 05-30-2018, 02:29 PM #18. You cannot paste images directly. 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. Go. He is most famous for developing the Gibson humbucker or hum-cancelling electric stringed instrument pickup, most often used on the electric guitar Life and career. Your link has been automatically embedded. 1 of 2 Go to page. RE: Burstbucker or 498T: Kato IP: Logged Status: Intermediate Member Posts: 305 Join Date: 3/29/2004: What about the Seymour Duncan Seth Lover humbuckers? The Pro Lead has 5300 on the screw side and 5500 on the slugs. It has the stock Burstbucker Pros. A lot of that may depend on the guitar and the specific pickup you have, so experiances vary I'm sure but I'm sold on the SL. Fortunately, I didn't need the body of the guitar cut but the wiring job was odd and cost me $100. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. Gibson. Pasted as rich text. The Seth Lover neck model gives you a smooth but articulate tone by striking the perfect balance of warm, full low end and a nice sweet treble. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Senior Member User Info Menu. For neck pickups, I really like all three, the 57 Classic, the Seth Lover and the BB1. By Follow this Product. That's been my impression of the BB3 as well, but yet they put it in such guitars as the Tak Matsumoto, Gary Moore and Joe Bonamassa and those guys aren't known for that kind of tone, they are fairly smooth sounding higher gain players. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 14-01-09, 06:38 PM #1. teleplayer. I think of the BB3 sort of like the Super Distortion. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!I have been wanting to do a video like this one for a long time. These are all pickups I fully enjoy, but for favorite bridge HBs, I'd completely sold on the Seth Lover. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. I like the pickups, but I really want a pickup with a bit more flexibility, less treble harshness. The Seth Lover is a true and true vintage humbucker. I used to have Burstbuckers. I've had to have one Seth Lover re-wound and I made the mistake of wiring a guard for another one that has efficiency problems. It seems like it reaponds more to technique. The pickups on the Classic are uncovered which I would think would make some difference, but both sets have Alnico 5 magnets. not sure if you can believe gibson's specs. Which do you like better? If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Powered by Invision Community. The Seth Lovers are P.A.F. This is the second set I have bought. 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. The BB had more honk than I like. By way It's the only bridge humbucker I've ever owned that I play clean on the bridge pickup by itself. Any 335 players out there using these pickups? Thread starter dkbarnwell; Start date Oct 3, 2011; 1; 2; Next. Powered by Invision Community. Age: 57 Posts: 7,518. Nothing but blue sky. lespaul01 Banned. × But I have no experience with Seth Lovers. Which do you like better? Well. The Burstbuckers are brighter and have more clarity but the SL's have that classic buttery PAF tone that we all know and love. Nothing but blue sky. Now the assembly sits idle because I've put a different pickup in. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Next Last. Clear editor. dkbarnwell Senior Member . Pickup choice confusion is grand ain't it. My take is that comparing the a 57 Classic to a Seth Lover to a Burstbucker 2 is they get more aggressive as you go in that order. × Buy New. That's the only used listing we have right now. Seth E. Lover (January 1, 1910 in Kalamazoo, Michigan – January 31, 1997 in Garden Grove, California) was a designer of amplifiers and musical instrument electronics and effects. Gibson Burstbucker 1 and 2 Pickup Set 2012. Clear editor. We're talking 1970s rock tone. Art310. Seymour Duncan - Seth Lover vs '59 neck humbuckers Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Lefty Addams, Apr 19, 2017. 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