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For example, the new Gibson Les Paul Traditional emulate these classic tones, using the Burstbucker pickups described below.
Burstbuckers are Gibson pickups that aim to authentically recreate the classic tone of a PAF in a modern pickup.
Gibson pickups have arguably done more to change the direction of guitar development than any other.
The Dirty Fingers first appeared in the ‘80s, and its ceramic design makes it one of the hottest pickups Gibson produces.
The Burstbucker 1 is a slightly under-wound model, with medium output.
It maintains the classic ‘creaminess’ and edge that typifies a PAF, but with an output that means it is equally adept as a neck or bridge pickup.
The PAF is the name given to the original Gibson pickup developed in 1955 by Seth Lover.
Up until this point, all pickups had been single coil designs.