I just took my Carvin J99a pickups out of my Ibanez SR406 (to put them in my Squier DJAV--quite an improvement) & had planned on putting the old factory DX6 humbuckers back, hoping that they will thicken out the sound of my Thomastik-Infeld Jazz Rounds (particularly the .043 g string) & bring them to life. One of those old DX6s had a bit of an accident, leaving me with just one pickup, probably the neck one, but the sticker on the bottom of the pup is worn so I'm not sure. I immediately found a DX6 on eBay & bought it. I believe it's a "bridge" pup. The thing is, the neck & bridge DX6s look identical. They are definitely humbuckers, so they're not reverse wound (like the single coils) so aren't they identical? I had planned on reinstalling them as if they are identical, even though each is labeled, or identified as B or N. Is there something I ought to know first before soldering? While on the subject, I really want to bypass that terrible built-in active EQ. The volume pot is passive @ 500k, I am not sure about the blend (or balance) but the 3 tone controls are active. Is it possible to bypass the active EQ & send the signal to the jack straight from the blend control?