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EMG JHSET Custom James Hetfield Signature Pickup Set

Upgrade your guitar with sleek EMG JHSET pickups -- patterned after the pickups James Hetfield has used for 30 years -- for a full low end and tight attack. (9) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The EMG Custom Black Nickel James Hetfield Signature Set is proud to feature a design driven solely by the input of James Hetfield. In early 2009 James Hetfield contacted EMG Pickups president Rob Turner and presented him with a challenge: to create a "stealth" looking set that captures the clarity and punch of a passive pickup and still retains the legendary active tone that molded a generation.

Featuring sleek black nickel plated caps and EMG's Solderless Installation System components, the JH Set consists of the JH-N (neck) and the JH-B (bridge). Both pickups were patterned after the pickups James has used for 30 years but the end result was a completely different animal. The JH-N has individual ceramic poles and bobbins that feature a larger core and are taller than the 60. This produces more attack, higher output, and fuller low end in the neck position. The JH-B uses the same type of core but has steel pole pieces, unlike the 81 that uses bar magnets. This produces the familiar tight attack with less inductance for a cleaner low end.

Note: This pickup is the short shaft version. zZounds is an authorized dealer of EMG products.
- Individual poles and bobbins
- Enlarged core
- More percussive attack
- Higher output
- Fuller low-end response
- Black Nickel plated finish
- Solderless installation
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 3 in
EMG Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 707-525-9941
This item cannot be returned once opened due to the possibility that it has been used. details
What Our Customers Are Saying About zZounds "I got my order on time, with everything as described. I got what I expected and am happy with my order." - customer on February 6, 2014
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great Pickups, highly recommend"
Overall: These are really nice pickups, the sound great on my gibson custom les paul. At first glance the seemed complicated to install but with the solderless system it was actually a breeze. The black nickel covers look really nice on my black class 5. The sustain and harmonics are now just crazy, big improvement over the burstbucker 2,3 The only complaint is for les pauls one pair of the volume/ tone pots where not long enough. I emailed emg hoping they would would just send me new ones but instead I was directed to their store to purchase the longer version ones, so another $40 bucks later I got the correct ones.
Style of Music: metal, rock
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Overall: Wow! These pickups are amazing! The cleans are super bright and the dirty side is ridiculous HEAVY! Only downside is price they are expensive but totally worth it. By the way they look killer too.
Style of Music: Heavy Metal
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