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    Everyone is free to make different choices, of...

    Everyone is free to make different choices, of course. I used large neodimum magnets for years to magnetize alnico 5 poles and bars, when I switched with a professional magnetizer performances have...
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    Ok... try to magnetize a pickup with a 60.000...

    Ok... try to magnetize a pickup with a 60.000 Oersted Electromagnetic flux and an other with a neo magnet and you can ear
    differences.
    my 2 cents.
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    Ballistic, I'm an italian professional pickup...

    Ballistic, I'm an italian professional pickup builder and as you can see I'm been forced to build a professional magnetizer at home because they are very hard to find ready to use. Someone sell it...
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    Hi Ballistic, Your magnetizer is too small, as...

    Hi Ballistic,
    Your magnetizer is too small, as you said. In order to magnetize both alnicov and ceramic bars you need a magnetizer with a 50/60.000 Oersted flux.
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    david, sorry for my poor english, but traslating...

    david, sorry for my poor english, but traslating an italian motto, you are cutting hair in 4 pieces ! :D

    I fully explained what I intended concerning EMG preamp. I said DUAL preamp, no DUAL IC or...
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    David, according with EMG schematic you...

    David, according with EMG schematic you mentioned, you can see dual input in inverting and not inverting IN of IC. Coils are linked in IN1 and IN2, both coil ends are linked to the ground. This...
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    fauhsil, EMG internal preamp is different of...

    fauhsil, EMG internal preamp is different of Activator. According with "tone modeling" technology, EMG uses a dual preamp with mid-impedance coil matched via balanced linkage and single end/low...
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    Absolutely correct! :thumbsup:

    Absolutely correct! :thumbsup:
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    Magnetics™ Pickups

    Greetings from Italy. :)

    Here a couple of videos and a clip to present our pickups and onboard preamps production.

    Have fun

    Magnetics™ Pickups

    Piero Terracina
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    No, I lived in S. Fancisco long time ago, now I'...

    No, I lived in S. Fancisco long time ago, now I' m in Rome, Italy! :) I also had some trouble with Rob long time ago when I started with Magnetics™ Pickups company... I remember an hard meeting with...
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    Vodoochild, my 2 cents. this is an article I...

    Vodoochild, my 2 cents.

    this is an article I wrote for an italian magazine concerning Stratocaster shielding, including pickups. It' s in italian, but you should easily translate it using Google...
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    Right, Bill is Rob' s brother. I knew him also in...

    Right, Bill is Rob' s brother. I knew him also in in SantaRosa. I should have a picture of both turner brothers in some place... Let me find out them and i'll be happy to post it! :)

    [edit] found...
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    Fender noiseless pickups are a Bill Lorentz...

    Fender noiseless pickups are a Bill Lorentz design.:)

    Sam Lee Guy, thank you very much.
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    I meet Rob and his brother Mike in 1979 in Santa...

    I meet Rob and his brother Mike in 1979 in Santa Rosa, when EMG was inside a garage near his flat at Village Side. I don't remember that guy, when I've been there they were 3 people working,...
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    Dummy coil must have similar resistance respect...

    Dummy coil must have similar resistance respect the single coil if you want to have a real humbucker effect, this help you in ground noise releasing. I don't know what kind of preamp are you...
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    David, I noticed sound changements since EMG...

    David, I noticed sound changements since EMG switched with SMD internal preamp (1985); pickups became to be too much compressed and sounds no natural.

    That's why I still prefer to build my own...
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    Thank you guys for your hits. Surely, I gain...

    Thank you guys for your hits. Surely, I gain money for that job, but not more than a couple of my active pickups. :)

    David, I took this pic for you; I' ve many EMG pickups here in my workshop made...
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    EMG refurbishment

    I hope to enjoy this article with whole pickups makers community. :bigsmile:

    EMG J5 refurbishment

    I'm sorry also for my poor english :D

    Piero Terracina - Magnetics™ Pickups
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    Woodespoke, I tried also neo magnets, but I...

    Woodespoke, I tried also neo magnets, but I preferred to build my own powerful charger/discharger. In this way I can also choice magnetization level. ;)

    Pickups maker is my own job, I' m looking...
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    My 2 cents: Neo magnets are ok to magnetize...

    My 2 cents:

    Neo magnets are ok to magnetize (but forget to saturate them) small alnico rods. No way for ferrite or neo.

    In order to have a whole magnetization (I mean maximum magnet field...
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    You have more features, Jim: you can set 20...

    You have more features, Jim: you can set 20 programmable memory banks and for each you can choice max turn; it automatically stops, and using a buttom (or a switch pedal) you can stop wounding in...
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    I'm not a metal expert sorry. What experts says...

    I'm not a metal expert sorry. What experts says to me is to mill all parts with an iron with lower % of carbonium inside, that's all. Here in Italy it branded as FE360, I don't know if is the same in...
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    Dave, I tried already to encrease DC current...

    Dave, I tried already to encrease DC current wounding additional layers on the bobbins but cores made by FE 360 saturated too much and it doesen't transfer maximum electromagnetic field to the...
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    What' kind of Iron, Dave? It' seems a nice job!

    What' kind of Iron, Dave?

    It' seems a nice job!
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    Dave, ARMCO steel have 0.003% of carbonium. It's...

    Dave, ARMCO steel have 0.003% of carbonium. It's the best for magnetizers, but is a industrial supply and it's very hard to find.

    An other way in order to reduce carbonium and boost the magnetic...
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    According with my short experience concerning...

    According with my short experience concerning magnetizers, high magnetic permeability permits it to magnetize every magnets in different sizes and materials and to re-magnetize them, changing also...
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    Guys, this is the best iron with higher magnetic...

    Guys, this is the best iron with higher magnetic permeability. Is called ARMCO steel, sold by aksteel/.
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    It's not good for these purposes; you have to use...

    It's not good for these purposes; you have to use pure iron, Dave.
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