Humbucker From Hell

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2009, 10:20:40 AM »
Very much the same I think.

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2009, 10:31:32 AM »
How does the HFH sounded in split?

I actually just installed an HFH in a clients Les Paul with the Dial-A-Split control instead of a tone and to be totally honest, running the HFH in single coil mode sounds pretty much the same as it does in humbucker mode, except it's got a little less output and it's got the 60 hz hum.
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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #17 on: September 07, 2009, 08:05:17 PM »
I kind of had a feeling you would say that
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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2009, 03:11:13 PM »
Maybe I should have said that it sounds like a paf in single coil mode instead to through you off ;)
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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2009, 03:47:21 PM »
.... But that's kind of what it sounds like already?
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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #20 on: September 26, 2009, 01:39:53 AM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #21 on: September 26, 2009, 05:45:35 PM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

That's where I love it.

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2009, 12:31:05 PM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

That's where I love it.

Well then, describe to me how it sounds like then. I was thinking of a HFH/HS2/HFH setup in my Ibanez RGR470...

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2009, 06:22:35 PM »
the audio equivalent of shuriken...:)   i'd love to hear this!

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2009, 07:24:57 PM »
It's bright.  I've heard it described as borderline shrill and that discouraged me from trying dual HFHs a few months back.  It's not sounding like such a terrible idea if it's configured properly......
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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #25 on: September 28, 2009, 02:06:27 AM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

That's where I love it.

Well then, describe to me how it sounds like then. I was thinking of a HFH/HS2/HFH setup in my Ibanez RGR470...

It's pretty bright. LOTS of top end, tight bass. Rather clear and defined. Sounds pretty badass with some dirt, it really gives a whole new tone to your guitar. In mahogany it'd probably be more rounded (probably packs a lot of punch...), and it would probably ad nice cut to basswood. I like it in swamp ash, which helps accentuate its top end.

Personally, I prefer the D Activator Neck in the bridge.

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2009, 02:58:30 AM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

That's where I love it.

Well then, describe to me how it sounds like then. I was thinking of a HFH/HS2/HFH setup in my Ibanez RGR470...

It's pretty bright. LOTS of top end, tight bass. Rather clear and defined. Sounds pretty badass with some dirt, it really gives a whole new tone to your guitar. In mahogany it'd probably be more rounded (probably packs a lot of punch...), and it would probably ad nice cut to basswood. I like it in swamp ash, which helps accentuate its top end.

Personally, I prefer the D Activator Neck in the bridge.

Is the Neck even sharper than the Bridge in it's place? Does it give that twang to it?

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #27 on: September 28, 2009, 05:57:41 PM »
Has anyone tried a HFH in the bridge position before???

That's where I love it.

Well then, describe to me how it sounds like then. I was thinking of a HFH/HS2/HFH setup in my Ibanez RGR470...

It's pretty bright. LOTS of top end, tight bass. Rather clear and defined. Sounds pretty badass with some dirt, it really gives a whole new tone to your guitar. In mahogany it'd probably be more rounded (probably packs a lot of punch...), and it would probably ad nice cut to basswood. I like it in swamp ash, which helps accentuate its top end.

Personally, I prefer the D Activator Neck in the bridge.

Is the Neck even sharper than the Bridge in it's place? Does it give that twang to it?

Yes. Not as much crunch as the D Activator bridge, but it does have loads of twang, which is why I love it.

If you have more questions, please limit them to the HFH, or repost in another thread in order to keep this topic relevant.

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #28 on: September 29, 2009, 02:53:45 AM »
OK... I heard, that when paired with a high output humbucker in the bridge, the HFH is too silent in the neck. Which is the relative output I should go for the bridge pickup with, if I want them to sound on the same loudness level?

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Re: Humbucker From Hell
« Reply #29 on: September 29, 2009, 03:47:04 AM »
That all depends on how you have the pickups positioned.  I've had a situation where the HFH was louder than a Super 3 at similar heights and the Mo'Joe dwarfed it while being minimally higher up.  The Norton and Air Zone both seemed to be dwarfed by the HFH unless it was much lower.  I would not underestimate this pickup's ability to cut through when dirty
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