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  • I modified my Gibson Midtown Standard

    I installed mini humbuckers. The bridge pickup was wound by Ken at Rose Pickups. It's a hot alnico 2. The neck pickup was wound by Bryan at BG Pups. It's alnico 5. They sound awesome together. Installation was a breeze using GFS rings. I like those rings. There is no need to use tubing between the top of the ring and the humbucker itself.




  • #2
    Wow! Beautiful,! You've inspired my to go guitar shopping for a Midtown before Gibson comes to its senses and raise the price on that gem.

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    • #3
      Wow! Beautiful,! You've inspired my to go guitar shopping for a Midtown before Gibson comes to its senses and raise the price on that gem.

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      • #4
        Very nice PK. Didn't get on with the P90's?



        I'm pondering snagging a Melody Maker Special with an eye to putting in a couple mini's.



        BTW - your workspace looks more disorganized than mine, and it takes quite a bit to beat my mess LOL!
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        • #5
          Very nice PK. Didn't get on with the P90's?



          I'm pondering snagging a Melody Maker Special with an eye to putting in a couple mini's.



          BTW - your workspace looks more disorganized than mine, and it takes quite a bit to beat my mess LOL!
          <div class="signaturecontainer"><div align="center"><a href="http://www.VerneAndru.com" target="_blank">VerneAndru.com</a> | <a href="http://www.oKee.com" target="_blank">oKee</a>.<a href="http://okee.com/WebApp/Downloads/420-001-Comic_Book_Sampler.pdf" target="_blank">ComX</a> | <a href="http://www.danedetto.com" target="_blank">Danedetto Guitars</a><br />
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          • #6






            Quote Originally Posted by docjeffrey
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            Wow! Beautiful,! You've inspired my to go guitar shopping for a Midtown before Gibson comes to its senses and raise the price on that gem.




            Better move fast. Gibson discontinued them. I have another cherry sunburst model that I can sell you. It's NIB. I only pulled it out to verify that the setup was good and that everything worked. It's on ebay now but I'll gladly kill the auction if someone here is interested.









            Quote Originally Posted by Verne Andru
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            Very nice PK. Didn't get on with the P90's?



            I'm pondering snagging a Melody Maker Special with an eye to putting in a couple mini's.



            BTW - your workspace looks more disorganized than mine, and it takes quite a bit to beat my mess LOL!




            I love the sound of P90's. I HATE the hum that comes with it. I'll happily play humbuckers instead of P90's if I can avoid the hum.



            My workspace is about as organized as I am.

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            • #7






              Quote Originally Posted by docjeffrey
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              Wow! Beautiful,! You've inspired my to go guitar shopping for a Midtown before Gibson comes to its senses and raise the price on that gem.




              Better move fast. Gibson discontinued them. I have another cherry sunburst model that I can sell you. It's NIB. I only pulled it out to verify that the setup was good and that everything worked. It's on ebay now but I'll gladly kill the auction if someone here is interested.









              Quote Originally Posted by Verne Andru
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              Very nice PK. Didn't get on with the P90's?



              I'm pondering snagging a Melody Maker Special with an eye to putting in a couple mini's.



              BTW - your workspace looks more disorganized than mine, and it takes quite a bit to beat my mess LOL!




              I love the sound of P90's. I HATE the hum that comes with it. I'll happily play humbuckers instead of P90's if I can avoid the hum.



              My workspace is about as organized as I am.

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              • #8
                Good choice in pup's.
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                  Good choice in pup's.
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                      • #12






                        Quote Originally Posted by PunkKitty
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                        I love the sound of P90's. I HATE the hum that comes with it. I'll happily play humbuckers instead of P90's if I can avoid the hum.




                        You could flip the magnets and wiring on one making the 2 RWRP to the other. I find this in conjunction with a blend pot gives great tones with minimal hum. I find the best tones are really close to either side of the center position on the blend so hum doesn't tend to be as much of an issue.









                        Quote Originally Posted by PunkKitty
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                        My workspace is about as organized as I am.




                        Ditto.
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                          Quote Originally Posted by PunkKitty
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                          I love the sound of P90's. I HATE the hum that comes with it. I'll happily play humbuckers instead of P90's if I can avoid the hum.




                          You could flip the magnets and wiring on one making the 2 RWRP to the other. I find this in conjunction with a blend pot gives great tones with minimal hum. I find the best tones are really close to either side of the center position on the blend so hum doesn't tend to be as much of an issue.









                          Quote Originally Posted by PunkKitty
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                          My workspace is about as organized as I am.




                          Ditto.
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                            Quote Originally Posted by Verne Andru
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                            You could flip the magnets and wiring on one making the 2 RWRP to the other. I find this in conjunction with a blend pot gives great tones with minimal hum. I find the best tones are really close to either side of the center position on the blend so hum doesn't tend to be as much of an issue.




                            I agree with this 100%.
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                            • #15






                              Quote Originally Posted by Verne Andru
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                              You could flip the magnets and wiring on one making the 2 RWRP to the other. I find this in conjunction with a blend pot gives great tones with minimal hum. I find the best tones are really close to either side of the center position on the blend so hum doesn't tend to be as much of an issue.




                              I agree with this 100%.
                              Electrics: Fender '73 Mustang RI, Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino, Gibson 60s Tribute Les Paul Studio, Daisy Rock Retro-H Deluxe, Squier Hello Kitty Strat x2<br>Acoustics: Taylor 316CE-LTD, Seagull Entourage Rustic CW QIT<br>Basses: Squier Badtz Maru Bronco Bass, Aria CSB-300, Fender Mustang Bass RI<br>Amps: Vox TB18C1, Vox Pathfinder 210, Peavey Transtube Envoy, Ampeg Micro VR Stack<br>My Band: <a href="http://mittensband.com" target="_blank">http://mittensband.com</a>

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