Gibson BurstBucker #3 NC

Pickup # 3

The first humbucker was the PAF by Seth Lover (the PAF was named by the "patent applied for" pickerl on the underside), and it was found not only on the legendary Gibson guitars such as the Les Paul, SG , ES series, but also on the exotics like the Flying V or Explorer. For many guitarists it is still the best; Not a screamer, it's much too classy for that, ​​but it can sing like no other pickup.

Gibson already has the official PAF heir with the Classic 57. But since the first humbuckers were not yet machine-wrapped with today's precision, the legendary early PAFs have a very wide range of tolerances, with different winding ratios and outputs.

The Burstbucker #3 has significantly more output than its #1 and #2 counterparts. It retains the characteristic vintage PAF sound. A very good lead pickup that can be combined with a # 1 or # 2 at the neck

  • BurstBucker - the follow-up model to the 57 Classic humbucker
  • With higher output
  • Nickel Cover
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Audio Examples

  • Blues Neck
  • RnR Middle
  • Rock Bridge

Further Information

Active No
Wiring 2 Conductor
Output High
Kappe Yes
Colour Nickel
Position Bridge
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Very Verstile burstbucker
Jamie4783, 06.03.2017
I play mostly metal but always wanted to try burstbucker pickups since Brandon small uses them in his signature guitars at first I was going to use his set but the output was a bit low for my liking so I did my homework on burstbuckers thanks to Gibson and I decided on the 3 in the bridge and the 2 in the neck very happy with purchase
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AndyLock, 30.05.2020
Gibson, need I say more.

Quality pickups for home use. If you gig live Seymour Duncan's have the edge.

These sound great and give you feedback with gain at low volume, loud they can be a handful, Loud I recommend the SD's
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