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EMG pickups for Yamaha RBX-170

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by GreekDude997, Jan 9, 2013.


  1. GreekDude997

    GreekDude997

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    Hey guys! I have decided to change my stock pickups to the EMG PJ set. What do you guys think about these pickups? I play Heavy Metal, so I think these pickups serve the purpose. I have contacted a technician and he told me he might have to route the bass or something. What is "routing" exactly? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Cadfael

    Cadfael

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    Jan 4, 2013
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    Germany, EU
    Hi GreekDude,

    maybe (?) he means that he has to do some wood work?
    There are many EMGs now but I think you mean the active ones?
    Than you need a battery - and inside the RBX-170 isn't enough space for a battery.
    It would be best if the battery had an "own chamber", so you needn't reover the normal cover but have an extra battery box.
     
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Apopka, FL
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    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    The PJ set is my favorite of the ones I've played, but I haven't played the PJAX set. The PJX set is cool but a bit brighter than I like.
     
  4. iunno

    iunno

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    Dec 16, 2010
    From what I remember, RBX170s have quite a bit of space in the cavity, I think he'll be fine.
     
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