Thanks. jkessel's … For $55 I think it's one of the best deals out there. I would order a Bill Lawrence L-500XL, but Bill and Becky seem to be kind of sidelined by … Early N4s have a Kahler tremolo, a distinctively large control cavity … I want that Dimebag sound, and I can't get it with the pickups i have now. Yes, I have checked out that site and it does give the proper description between the Bill Lawrence (Bill and Becky) and the Bill Lawrence USA (his former business partner). I am interested in how what I have stacks up to a … Dimebucker to me kinda sounds like my bill lawrence with the mids down, all the dime. It will give you dime's sound but not very usable overall. The Bill & Becky L500XL requires at least a 500K pot and high end can be increased by using a 1 meg pot. Bill Lawrence L500XL Hot Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Zebra. It is possible that they are reviewing the Stew-Mac pu's. × wedge_destroyer Regular. If anything the Wilde versions are different these days, or in recent years, than the original version. XL500 And finally he got the DimeBucker. The original "Cowboy from Hell" guitar, if you look at it very closely, it has the chrome housing which is only made by one man, Willy Stich (Bill and Becky) who is the real Bill Lawrence. Call me. Check Price On Amazon. Without a label or further investigation, this pickup could be a pre-1981 L-500L or L-500R or 1981 L-500L, L-500XL, L-500R, L-510L or L-510R, or post-1981 pre-1983 L … Looking to dump the EMG's in my Washburn Dime. Honestly, aside from not liking the 2 BLUSAs I owned, the BLUSA website/photoshopping was always so bad, I assumed the guy didn't know anything about pickups either. To my ears it sounds good on the clean channel, but what sounds good to me may sound like crap to you. Messages: 501 Likes Received: 330. Last edited by MichaelR/T on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 6:28pm, edited 1 time in total. Comparison of the two pickups/humbuckers that Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has used in his legendary Fernandes Strat “Blue”. They are also definitely encased in epoxy. Neck pickup is Seymour Duncan 59' for a full Dime setup. I currently have a Wilde L500L/C set in one of my mahogany body Jackson Stars Soloists. Thread starter doc; Start date Feb 27, 2010; doc. Supporting Member. Write a headline for your review here: …   Pasted as rich text. A trademark includes any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller … one side is hot and the other is ground. insatlled them both dozens of times over the last 28 years. Comparing Dimebag Darrell (Pantera) pick ups All music protected, copyright owned SUBSCRIBE for more cool videos! Bill Lawrence USA does not offer shielded housings. By Guest Anonymous, June 8, 2006 in Amps. I'm running a real special deal on them. I've yet to buy a dud. I bet it would crush shit. If I were you I'd call Bill … This was one of the ones sold by Stew Mac in 1994. Much more similar to the L500XL compared with a JB-SH-4. Same guitar (Washy Dime Trendkill Camo), same set up and EQing for both pick ups. Bill Lawrence L500XL Hot Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Zebra. Bill Lawrence L500XL Hot Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup Black: Musical Instruments, Stage & Studio The Dimebucker is very close to the Wilde XL. It's a wider frequency than most pickups, I'd say, but it crushes. gibsonsg324, September 22, 2006 in Electric Guitars. To throw a wrench in my plans, my guitar tech recommended that instead of the Duncan set I mentioned, I should go with Bill Lawrence USA pickups. EMG H4 Passive Electric Guitar Humbucker Pickup, Black. Consider using his Q … First this pickup has a singular design making it identifiable at first view, it´s a humbucker but having one blade per bobin … I'm not an idiot, i know they're not the same, but i haven't had much exposure to either in person so I'm just looking for some extra input. He said this was a very good set of pickups, better than the Duncan set I was thinking about, and would do an even better job of spanning the range of music I wanted. Perhaps difficult to find unless living in the USA •"Seymour Duncan SH-13 Dimebucker" - Dime's signature pickup, designed to sound like an original Bill Lawrence. Both are great pickups . It's like if the Dimebucker and X2N had a brutal as shit baby fetus thing. They sound different to each other.. the one from Bill and Becky sounds more chunky and thick, and the other one sounds much more like Dime's sound (more like the Dimebucker you have now). And it can make all those squeals and harmonics that dimebag was famous for too. I have to admit that I am curious what my L500xl would sound like in my LP Custom. XL500. I have 2 guitars; One w/ an L500XL in the bridge and the other has an EMG 81 in the bridge. All of the ones I own, except the micro coils, are epoxied. •"Wilde Pickups / Bill n Becky L500XL" - The pickup used by Billie and Dime, the real deal. Bill Lawrence And his teachings-Article from Guitar Player Magazine Dec 1975 → August 02, 2020 Bill Lawrence answered 10 most frequent questions on pickups from Guitar Player Magazine December 1975. Check Price On Amazon. Thread turned out better than I thought. I think it's safe to say it's like an l500xl on Pantera mode 24/7. I've been looking at the L500 model in it's various incarnations, and was wondering if someone could offer up some helpful experience with the L500 Vs L500XL, and Bill & Becky's versions Vs the BL USA versions? (The chrome housing does affect the high end to be a little sweeter, but on volume 10 who can hear it? Twin blades humbucker. Upload or insert images from URL. Request a new review. Thing sounds great. ( which is what Dimebag actually used), If you decide you want a Bill Lawrence. You can post now and register later. and it's not exactly "cleaner" but it's missing the warmth of the Bill Lawrence USA. They're basically the same price from both sources, but I'm wondering if there is a construction/tonal difference between the two … If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. What's the difference? I like how it sounds with overdrive, but what impresses me the most is how it sounds clean. Lots of good information here. I am using 250K pots and they are still bright. Actually, I am not sure if my L500xl is also epoxied. Item Information. All user reviews for the Bill Lawrence USA L-500-L. Like; Tweet; Submit; Average Score: 4.7 ( 4.7/5 based on 3 reviews ) 2 reviews: 67 % : 1 user review: 33 %: Value For Money : Excellent Not satisfied with those reviews? I have a Dimebucker and BL USA l500xl. It is currently Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:00 am, ... Npz_0wL9Jg. literally take the pickup and flip it 180 degrees so the part that was against teh bridge is now against the neck so to say, The Dimebucker sounds really good in a LP Very articulate and chuggy. Also I think they come standard in his sig guitar. The Bill Lawrence USA typically have the sharp high end attack. My DFH has the Dimebucker which I actually like more than the EMG's in the washburn. Fwiw, the dimebucker isn’t a straight up copy of the L500XL, I remember reading some long post on some other forum from one of the guys involved with the design. I also have a Wilde L500XL that I plan on putting into my HHS Strat. I can’t remember what the differences were now though. T. trey85stang Active member. SD Dimebucker is a tad thinner. I’ve been using Wilde L500XLs for a decade or more. … I'd like something clean, articulate and powerful. chinese looking colored wires. Write review. So if I have it right; the Wilde is warmer, fuller sounding. Paste as plain text instead, × Our members also liked: Seymour Duncan TB-4 JB Model; Seymour Duncan SH-5 Duncan Custom ; Seymour Duncan Black Winter; Sort by. Check Price On Amazon. The “Bill Lawrence" trademark is solely owned by Jzchak Wajcman, dba “*Bill Lawrence USA” and is the one and only legal source and manufacturer of all “*Bill Lawrence” musical products. Through loud tube heads+4x12s, It really crushes. tried them both, bought the bill and becky's L-500XL, haven't tried the BillLawrenceUSA so I can't compare, But I think the XL has a small edge over the Dimebucker, the XL sounds especially better when doing cleans. Thing smokes. They also scream and have tons of articulation. I find it generally clean and loud, with the rails , bent notes are very smooth, and bent squeels really scream. Higher output than the l500xl for sure The Bill Lawrence USA I just bought new is much more balanced. It looks like a symmetrical design! By Display as a link instead, × Seymour Duncan SH13 Dimebucker Dimebag Darrell Pickup - (New) Check Price On Amazon. Guest Anonymous Guest Anonymous Guests; Posted June 8, 2006. yeah Dime used all of them. My BLUSA was shit. BILL LAWRENCE USA L500XL VS WILDE USA L500XL who is the"real" ? 04/30/2012. It sounds spectacular. Then I read online that the Bill Lawrence pickup sounds a lot better. Feb 27, 2010 #1 I'm planning to put something in the bridge of a superstrat along with 2 single coil sized Bardens. I'm a big fan of dimebag's sound and a year ago I bought the Seymour Duncan Dimebucker and installed it into my Jackson Dinky, and I thought it was horrible. Reversed like dime had his it is one trick is what i was saying, not as a normal pickup. Get a low price and free shipping on thousands of items. So I bought the Bill Lawrence L-500XL, I installed it and it was almost the same thing as the Dimebucker. Then when Pantera hit it big he started to buy them from StewMac (BL USA). It is currently Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:00 am, Board index » Gear » Amps, Guitars & Gear. Joined: … With the site's help, I manage to get a … Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > ... That's why I like the Wilde L500XL. you can wire it to a 3 way switch for tonal variations. It started as a L500XL and was tweaked from there to better suit what Dime was going for at the time.   You cannot paste images directly. First off, the USA version is good.   Your previous content has been restored. noisy. They are all stellar. flip that and walllah. I am open to suggestions of any other model. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. IMO his tone is thick for days. Pickups like Bill Lawrence - Dimebucker, GFS, etc.   Your link has been automatically embedded. × Bill Lawrence (born Willi Lorenz Stich) OR Jzchak 'EZ' Wajcman (dba "Bill Lawrence Products" and "Bill Lawrence Guitar Pickups") at : 4) Likely approximate date period : between 1979 and 1983 at Lawrence Sound Research. hands down. I've got a 500XL and it's not a one trick pony. (which is what Dimebag actually used) If you decide you want a Bill Lawrence. But Bill and Becky's pu's have plenty of everything. Nearly indistinguishable. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Moderators: GuitarBilly, justcrash, sixtonoize, Users browsing this forum: ***1776***, _ej_, atrox, colejustesen, Devin, duncan, Google Adsense [Bot], greatmutah, grooveHT, Heath, JSutter, ledvedder, MacaroniSalad, Mike Oxhuge, NinjaRaf, RaceU4her, sah5150, somata, Zozobra and 65 guests. This looked and felt incredibly cheap in real life: I also own a bunch of Wilde/Bill Lawrence pickups too. X2n vs dimebucker Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by Xk6m6m5X, Dec 15, 2019. Feb 13, 2008 #6 ive thought about one too.. but I … I looked online and found out that there are two different people selling the Bill Lawrence pickup, and I guess I got the "fake" one which is the crappy version. The BL USA is similar to the dimebucker in bite and top ends but not as aggressive. Messages 6,948. Bill Lawrence pu's are very balanced. I the mold is not removed soon it may destroy the amp. Dime says in one of the clinic videos he used the stew Mac ones. scratchy cheap weak plastic. Write Your Own Review. Personally I don't have any experience with those, so I can't say. It was very trebly sounding. Recommended Posts. HEIGHT NECK SIDE = 4.2mm. And by the way, the 500XL is quite a bit hotter than a JB. I have an XL500 in a Fender Bullet, flipped around. I haven't looked at the specs but a friend from experience said they aren't quite 100% the same and the bill lawrence is a one trick pony when reversed. Bridge ONLY. Seymour Duncan SH-13 Dimebucker Sound Review (02:50) Seymour Duncan SH13 Dimebucker VS Bill Lawrence L500XL Dimebag Darrell from Pantera (03:02) Find Similar Products by Category. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Prev; 1; 2; 3; Next; Page 1 of 3 . HeHasTheJazzHands, Dec 15, 2019 #6. aesthyrian likes this. I have used multiple Wilde L500s (and other Wilde pickups for that matter) and they are definitely bright. Other pickups on guitar: *Bill Lawrence l-500(see my review) Artists using this pickup: to many to mention You musical style(s): rock Reason for pickup change: Sound. Buddy was recently over and was in love with that guitar. I've recently got into these pickups. Bill Lawrence L500XL USA Vs L500XL Bill & Becky. If you are currently using Bill Lawrence USA L500XL then they are different pickups than the Bill & Becky (made in USA) and they sound much different. Carry on...... You guys mean to tell me that flipping the blades makes a difference? Actually, his primary N4 (alder) bears an L500XL Bill Lawrence USA pickup—made before Bill Lawrence left the company—rather than the more recent L500. Let the sunlight reach the mold they will vanish then. You gotta mount it backwards too. Great information, thanks guys. Correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't Nuno Bettencourt use Bill Lawrence pickups? thanks for all your kind information on the dimebucker and bill lawrence well i admit that my previous ad was too harsh on duncan pickups so sorry for that yet i still like my dimebucker still i will venture out to try a bill lawrence L500 pickup i think bill lawrence is more of a customised pickup company hehe anyway please keep the post going and i would like to hear more of bill lawrence … Clear editor. Well I decided against trying out the 2nd Bill Lawrence pickup and installed a Seymour Duncan JB, set up the amp right and I pretty much nailed the tone that I wanted in the first place. View unanswered posts | View active topics He also said … Has a very nice gut … Since he changed the magnet. Perceived output level: 1-10 7.5 Tone: perfect bottom end,well balanced mids superb top end,rails give exceptional balance Sonic evaluation: through my soldano this thing is,quite honestly,one of the best sounding units ever.the alder body of … What is a trademark? Bill Lawrence L500, L500XL. Note the reverse position with the hot coil on neck side to get more string amplitude then power. Pickups Product Reviews. and it's not exactly "cleaner" but it's missing the warmth of the Bill Lawrence USA. I know it's going to sound massive. He recommended the 500R in the neck and the 500XL in the bridge. Man, it sounds soooooo good. Get the guaranteed best price on Humbucker Pickups like the Bill Lawrence L500XL Hot Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup at Musician's Friend. I own the L500XL from Bill and Becky lawrence, and i also own the L500XL in the Dean CFH guitar. Bill Lawrence L500XL & EMG 81 vs. Dimarzio X2N. Tue, Feb 22, 2011 1:44pm . It's also fairly bright, but it's also got big full lows and balanced mids. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. How do you rate this product? Using in the bridge position is suggested. His original ML had a Bill Lawrence (now Wilde) made one. Bill Lawrence USA L500XL : My Washburn Culprit bought in 2007, came with the Bill Lawrence USA L500 XL. Please, SUBSCRIBE for more videos ! Check Price On Amazon . I love it. Chuggy to the point of actually sounding metallic and cymbal-ish (if that makes sense) - so I can see some people not digging it, bill lawrence owns the dimebucker when compared in the same guitar. 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