Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC

Guitar pickup

The 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

Further Information

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 sounding pickup
Templar, 25.06.2019
I bought it to replace an old pickup in a 1990 LP custom copy (Burny RLC-65) and it sounds great just as expected. It was easy to replace. I play heavy rock / metal in drop C and this pickup does the job (maybe not as tight and clear as something more modern but I like this better). The main downside for me is the price. Other than that I'm pretty happy.
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13.02.2017
Sounds perfect in an archtop. Very versatile. Perfect match for classic 57
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Real classic Gibson sound
Rafael Sharipov, 22.01.2020
Put the set of classic 57' on my Chinese ES335 copy. Got real Gibson classic sound. $200 axe + €200 pickup set = $2500 look, feel and sound. Awesome!!!
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Colour: Gold
Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus GC
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Guitar pickup The 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
to the product
133 €

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 Zebra
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus Zebra
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133 €

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
Gibson 57 Classic Plus BK
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Gibson 57 Classic Plus BK
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Pickup The 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
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