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EMG Geezer Butler PJ HZ Set - Black

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EMG-GZR-PJHZ

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EMG Pickups along with legendary artist Geezer Butler have collaborated to develop the GZR-P and GZR-PJ signature bass sets. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bass player started working with EMG founder Rob Turner in 2011 looking to find the classic bass tone he had in Black Sabbath's early days. As Geezer and Black Sabbath moved from studio to touring in 2013 the final component of getting the classic Geezer tone was in play, the rigors of a world tour. To recapture Geezer's early Black Sabbath tone, it meant a new EMG vintage style passive P & PJ design with a few modern touches. The all solderless P set uses Alnico 5 pole pieces and custom wound coils for just the right amount of punch and grit. The J (PJ set) also uses Alnico 5 poles and features two custom wound split-coils that both eliminate the noise and hum usually associated with early 70's bass pickups and allow for more power and volume than any other standard single coil J giving this set remarkable balance between the P & J. The result is unmistakable early Geezer Butler bass tone with deep, tight low end that you can hear on "Iron Man", "War Pigs", and "Paranoid" just like 1970's. Said Geezer, "I never felt comfortable giving my name to any other pickups, but this time these have blown me away."

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Closest StoreNanaimo, British Columbia
These pickups seem to get good reviews but they didn't do it for me. Tried them in two of my basses. Bottom end was a little thin. If you like this "modern" tone then fine. If it's old school vintage you're looking for then don't buy these.
Posted by anonymous on Oct 23, 2017
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Passive EMGs for under $300? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!!!1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
This is the very first set of EMGs I have ever bought. Installed them in my Squier Affinity PJ, and was blown away from the first note. Love the output and tones I can get from vintage blues to modern rock. Simple to install as well for a soderless system. Highly recommended m/
Posted by Christian on Aug 26, 2017
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Great output2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVictoria, British Columbia
Replacement for a Yamaha TRBx-174. It's night and days, the P pickup sounds almost like my 63's Fender. Great output and lot of low and mid.
Posted by J-F on Mar 5, 2017
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