Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC

Guitar pickupThe classic humbucker PAF Gibson with some more output. Provides a well-balanced sound with assertive overtones and an outstanding response. The P-57 Classic Plus on the bridge along with the normal Classic 57 on the neck is an ideal combination for all popular Les Pauls, especially if one wants to achieve the classic sound with a little more bite on the bridge.

  • Substantially more turns than the classic 57 pickup
  • Characteristics: Higher output capacity
  • Amp can easily overload
  • Strong rhythm sound and easily singing lead sounds
  • Colour: Gold
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  • Blues Neck
  • RnR Middle
  • Rock Bridge

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Active No
Wiring 2 Conductor
Output Medium
Kappe Yes
Colour Gold
Position Bridge
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Gibson 57 Classic-plus installed at the bridge position

Stephen719, 04.07.2013
The reviews I read before trying the '57 Classic-plus all indicated that this pickup sounded SMOOTH (and even quite 'fat'). I can't say I agree. It sounds great for thrashing, but for legato solo'ing it's way too zingy/edgy for my tastes, and not at all 'fat'. Rolling off the treble control helps a bit, but if I could roll back the clock, I wouldn't have chosen this pickup as it's a fair bit more expensive than an equivalent Seymour Duncan. Also, for a pickup that's billed as medium-high output it's got very little extra oomph than the regular '57-classic, if any at all. For the money, I'm disappointed.
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Great Classic Humbucker!

21.10.2016
I installed this humbucker over 3 years ago in my SG and the sound is just amazing. It achieved all the classic tones that i was hoping for. I do mainly rock and doom style music and for that purpose it served wonderful but it doesn't stop there. Considering it's versatility,i think it does any classic tones you want it to achieve, clean and distorted.
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Colour: Gold
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC
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Guitar pickupThe classic humbucker PAF Gibson with some more output. Provides a well-balanced sound with assertive overtones and an outstanding response. The P-57 Classic Plus on the bridge along...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 2 Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: Yes
  • Colour: Gold
  • Position: Bridge
Gibson 57 Classic Plus NC
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus NC
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Pickup Humbucker, Much more coils than the Classic 57 pickup, Characteristics: higher output power, amp can be overdriven more easily, strong rhythmic sound and easy singing lead sounds, Cover:...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 2 Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: Yes
  • Colour: Nickel
  • Position: Bridge
Gibson 57 Classic Plus BK
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus BK
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PickupThe classic humbucker PAF Gibson but with more output. Provides a well-balanced sound with assertive overtones and an outstanding crack. The P-57 Classic Plus on the bridge along with the...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 2 Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge
Gibson 57 Classic Plus Zebra
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus Zebra
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Humbucker Pickup P-57 Classic plus, Much more turns than the Classic 57 pickup, Characteristics: Higher output power, Amp is easier to overclock, Powerful rhythm sound and slightly singing lead...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 2 Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Zebra
  • Position: Bridge
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