NPD Jobetone Prototype

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  1. sonofabias

    sonofabias SS.org Regular

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    After inquiring about their products as I continue my search for a domestic boutique pickup builder with quality and or similarities to BK , I was asked to test this hi output pickup by Byron . It's built with ceramic C-8 magnets and rated at 16k ohms . I plan to do a little video comparing my current BK Warpig which is loaded in my 89' Horizon with the Jobetone prototype : 1538410782436903195486.jpg 15384112221121333798964.jpg " Cicada " .
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    You can't tell me that goofy purple baseplate won't make it sound better.
     
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    I actually like the purple baseplate , it's what it came with . I 'll probably get blue or purple when he makes my custom 6 , 7 string and mini humbucker pickups . You can totally customize a pickup with options for bobbin , pole piece and baseplate color , he'll even overwind it for hotter output . He said his products have more depth and clarity than BKs , especially in hi gain settings . After over 35 years of research and selling off all of his BK's , I think he migjt be on to something . We' ll see . He has a couple of videos on YouTube but they're more 80's style metal tones . This Cicada pickup is purely modern and ceramic . I'll probably have it installed by weeks end .
     
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    A guy selling pickups said that it's better than the competitors pickup? Then it must be true! No wonder jobetone is a household name already ;)

    Kidding aside... Post some clips and do tell us more about the pickup when you've had some playtime with it. Always good to see new pup manufacturers pop up.
     
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    Colored baseplates as a feature is certainly one way to outdo Bareknuckle on the bullshit front.
     
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    Well if there's any creature in the animal kingdom whose sound is synonymous with good tone, it's the cicada.
     
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