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Old June 14th, 2017, 09:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is this a real Gibson humbucker?

Hi guys,

I found this ad and I thought that 45 buck for a Gibson pickup seems like a good deal. The seller doesn't say the model nor year or which guitar it was taken from. Any clues on what I'm looking at?

I contacted the seller and he has absolutely no idea, he says he bought it as a "gibson pickup" but has no original packaging and the pickup has no serial number nor logo. Is there a way to tell what this is? If I remove the cover will I be able to see any indicators?

He offered that I could test the pickup for two weeks and return it if I don't like it. Is it worth the trouble? What do you think?

Here's the link:

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Old June 14th, 2017, 01:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This is not a Gibby pickup IMHO.
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Old June 14th, 2017, 08:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Some parts of it look like a Gibson and a few do not. For instance, the adjustment screws look just a shade too large for normal Gibson pickups. What does it read on an ohm meter?
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