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It may be useful to view magnets as pushing out a stream of "north-pole stuff" out the north pole which wants to find a path to the south pole, and "south-pole stuff" which wants to find a path to the north pole. In practice, there's only one kind of flux and it doesn't really "travel" from one pole to the other but rather connects them, but imagining flux ...


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You can probably find documentation on the web detailing the electronics layout of your guitar. You should do this and find out the impedance of your current pots. Alternatively, look in the control cavity if it is a solid body. Your new pickups should work fine with lower-valued pots. Switching to higher valued pots won't necessarily give you much in the ...


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Have you seen this link, by the way? (Doesn't answer your question directly but may be interesting. It also mentions pickup hum...) http://www.sustain-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/What-Are-Low-Impedance-Pickups-by-Helmuth-Lemme-SUSTAIN-Magazine-2.pdf If your Ibanez curreently has really low value Tone & Vol pots, you might need to change ...


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Would it be accurate to describe your problem as an oscillation sound especially noticeable when using distortion? Making even one string sound out of tune with itself and making it very difficult to intonate the guitar? If that is accurate, lower your neck pickup in a go no go manner until the oscillation is gone. The magnetic field of the pick-up is ...



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