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Mark P. liked the forum post Re: JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

I really like Gibson style V's, guess that's why the Vulture is taking a while to grow on me.    EDIT: Messaged EMG about the mystery Kirk pickup, they replied saying it is a variant of the Het Set made......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

I really like Gibson style V's, guess that's why the Vulture is taking a while to grow on me.    EDIT: Messaged EMG about the mystery Kirk pickup, they replied saying it is a variant of the Het Set made when......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

Hard to tell what it is, looks like it was put OVER the tailpiece though, not replacing it. I will add that the Vulture, sadly, seems to be the last nail in the coffin for James and Gibson guitars, at least live. He had some......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

I watched it again and I think I like the way the Vulture looks over the Snakebyte. Still, the Eclipse/Truckster is my favorite ESP shape.......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

The EMG logo is visible in the pic, and they are EMG pole pieces, other companies use larger screws for theirs.......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

Here is the shot from last night... getting off topic here but I am pretty sure those are screws in the polepieces. A shame that EMG doesn't have their own dedicated forum but I figured a lot of people here are also......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

I thought so at first, but this mystery pickup has actual screw polepieces, the Het set and 57/66 has flat non-screw polepieces. The only pickups EMG has with these type of polepieces are the HZ series which say EMG-HZ on the......MORE »
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Mark P. replied to the forum post JAMES HETFIELD New Sig !! => The Vulture !

Kirk has his spare Mummy guitars to look pretty, he plays his favorite one because it feels and sounds the best. As a side note, did anyone notice the pickup change on his red Les Paul? Last year that guitar had regular gold......MORE »
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