This is a demo of a PRS Custom 24 with 59/09 Pickups into a 1992 Soldano SLO. Joined: Feb 8, 2016 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0. But hey, I aint complainin' when it's Kurt. … Hello! I think I'm being told to get off a lawn -- me and anyone else who has anything positive to say about newer PRS guitars and the XX/XX pickups. And this wiring leaves more in of the bridge than the neck. I'm asuming the Dragon is some kind of high-output design ala a Dimarzio Super-D, but that's just a guess. I've currently got them in my 2001 Baker B1 '59 and my Gibson Les Paul Special Humbucker flat-top in antique TV Yellow. The 57/08 was available in a raspberry quilt (the other two colors were blueberry and charcoal sunburst IIRC). Thanks for reminding me. Leathan New Member. Is your network connection unstable or browser outdated? Prs 59/09 vs \m/ Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by 089Ray, Jun 20, 2014. 57/08 vs 59/09 neck pickup. Being an accomplished troll myself, I don't think that's what's happening here. Anyone here have some or all of those pickups? I had a custom22 fire red, and I just sold it to fund a custom24 in black amber with 59/09. Re: PRS 59/09 - 57/08 vs Other PAF style in DGT The DGT split wiring is designed for vintage output pickups, so whether or not a pickup choice splits well in general is not particularly significant - the resistors beef up the split tone by keeping part of the affected coil in the circuit. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > 089Ray New Member. I was skeptical of the bridge because it is lower output (I think 7.8k DC) and I play a ton of hard rock and metal. That's pretty much how I recall. ;-). Joined: Jun 20, 2014 Messages: 105 Likes Received: 0. Very deep and warm sounding pickup. I have read that the 59/09 NECK pups are a little stronger and more CLEARER. Re: PRS 59/09 - 57/08 vs Other PAF style in DGT The DGT split wiring is designed for vintage output pickups, so whether or not a pickup choice splits well in general is not particularly significant - the resistors beef up the split tone by keeping part of the affected coil in the circuit. You must log in or register to reply here. The 57/08 are typical low gin PAF-ish with great clarity. #1 SteveT, Feb 10, 2016. tonaholic New Member. Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by SteveT, Feb 10, 2016. Touch sensitive, sweet if you want it, rocks hard when you want it, great crunch and awesome cleans. I purchased a PRS CU24 a couple of weeks back and it came with the 57/08 pick up set. A little PRS here, a little Rosenwinkel there, and some pink plastic to tie the whole thing together. The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. 57/08 vs 58/15 in the sc245. We all know by now that you don't understand the naming scheme and that it makes you angry. I'm curious as to how they compare to each other. Haven;t A/B'd them but I have the 59/09's and they sound amazing! I'm thinking about replacing either the neck pickup or both pickups of a cu22 (with dragon II's) with the 59/09. SteveT New Member. Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud. Get vintage tone from the PRS 59/09 Treble Pickup! JavaScript is disabled. Best I've tried over the last two decades...including these two I asked about here (which I was able to audition since the initial post), three sets of Tom Holmes that I tried over the span of the last 10 years, numerous Wolfetones, Bare Knuckles, Sheptones, Throwbacks and WCR pickups...all great pickups, but for my ears and the classic rock tones I gravitate towards, these Andersons nail it...and they only run about $270 per set. As a side note PRS bought Gibson's old pickup winder, the same one that was used to wind all those pickups on the legendary guitars gibson was producing in the late '50s. 59/09 are my favorite PRS humbucking P/U's. You're being trolled. I have never been a fan of the Dragon II, HFS and vintage bass but since 2007 PRS has released very good pickups. The 59/09 limited was much like the original Modern Eagle with a Indian Rosewood neck, 59/09 pickups and different headstock inlay. Very deep and warm sounding pickup. Comparison of PRS 57/08 (uncovered) and 59/09 (covered) pickups in the neck-mid position (listening for the "quack"). You should go through his post history over the past few days. But I doubt he's using A2 magnets. What a wonderful pick up. What's the basic difference between the PRS 57/08 and the more recent 59/09 version...higher wind?...higher impedance?...different magnets (A2 or A5)? They're a bit pricy, so I might end up with Suhr or something custom but many say that PRS own pickups sound the best in these guitars. Ok boys, turn the lights off and lock the doors when your done.... And of course you realize, Kurt plays modern day "D'Angelico"s. That and a Rat pedal. Please download one of our supported browsers. 59/09 vs 57/08 vs Dragon. For more bite check the 59/09, for astonishingly good PAF chck the 53/10. Do you think it sounds more like the 59/09? This is my first post here, but I'm an avid reader since years. This is the machine that is winding the 59/09 pickups today. Lee Dickson's firing situation with Clapton. Kindly explain to me how this numbering scheme works. Need help? Maybe he is, but like Dimarzio, I think he sticks with A5. Haven;t A/B'd them but I have the 59/09's and they sound amazing! I couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised. You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud. Those of you who have had a chance to hear the difference, how would you say the tone changed in the 245 with this newer pickup? PRS 59/09 Treble Pickup Features: Custom-designed humbucking pickup Articulate sound, rich in harmonics Uncovered Alnico magnets for big tone Nickel screws and poles Compatible with: 5-way blade or 5-way rotary pickup selector. Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Leathan, Jun 13, 2014. I have a set of uncovered 57/08's in a singlecut. PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid), Users who like PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid), Users who reposted PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid), Playlists containing PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid), More tracks like PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid). Joined: Apr 27, 2012 Messages: 543 Likes Received: 96. anyone who has heard BOTH, let me know your thoughts. OP Author here...Thanks for all the responses, but I've found the PAF-style pickup for me...Ian Anderson PAF's. Just be happy he isn't arguing about Kurt Rosenwinkel. This is from a previous writing of Justin518 of a 1/9/11 Gear Page post: PRS is in the middle of a new stage, and the 59/09™ pickups are a big part of that. Stream PRS 57/08 (uncovered) & 59/09 (covered) Comparison (neck-mid) by tommysixstring from desktop or your mobile device Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by helmi, Mar 12, 2017. helmi single & satin. Joined: May 29, 2014 Messages: 50 Likes Received: 18. Well, that's the troll. Keep it simple. Do you just not get tired of this? Paul is secretive to the extreme. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Do tonewoods really matter in building a guitar. : 50 Likes Received: 0 i purchased a PRS CU24 a couple of back! 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