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Offline SkyMonkey

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RGA321F pickup replacement set
« on: August 10, 2018, 08:26:54 am »
Hi Guys

This is my first post on this forum.

I have an Ibanez RGA321F I bought from new and have been mostly satisfied with the stock Dimarzio/IBZ pickups it came with, but for several years I have hankered after replacing them with a set of proper Dimarzios and am looking for some advice from anyone who has made the change in this guitar or a similar one.

The RGA321F construction is mahogany body with a flamed maple cap arched cap (about 16mm at thickest point). The neck is the 2005 Wizard Prestige maple/rosewood (18mm@1st/20mm@12th).
Everything on the guitar is still stock and I use 9-42 gauge Elixir Nanowebs at concert pitch.

I play through a Marshall DSL401 with a 1912 extension cab (matched speaker to DSL), with a Boss GT-10 (4 cable).

I have another guitar with X2N/D activator X setup and so have a high powered set pretty much nailed.
I am looking for something a little more scaled back for clean and crunch tones.
I also have a spare F-spaced Tone Zone knocking around that could be paired up.

Any thoughts will be greatly appreciated
« Last Edit: August 10, 2018, 01:29:35 pm by SkyMonkey »

Offline DarthPhineas

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Re: RGA321F pickup replacement set
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 01:52:31 pm »
Illuminator Set
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Re: RGA321F pickup replacement set
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2018, 02:19:43 pm »
Cheers DarthPhineas.

Looked at some reviews on YouTube (not the best place sometimes) and would lean toward the Illuminators for cleaning up.
I am looking at Tone Zone/Air Norton (maybe too dark), or Mo' Joe/PAF Joe as options too.

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Re: RGA321F pickup replacement set
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2018, 02:30:11 pm »
Definitely would second the Illuminators. Another set to look at is the Crunch Lab/Liquifire set.
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