Guitar pick ups
tharper at nc.rr.com
Sun Aug 15 21:24:03 EDT 2004
"Chris Calloway" <ifoufo at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:20040814173421.69629.qmail at web41412.mail.yahoo.com...
> --- Chris Rossi <rossi at webslingerZ.com> wrote:
> > As a point of reference, I'd rather have a sweet
> > toneful pick up than
> > something with a really hot output. That's what the
> > gain on my amp is
> > for. In all likelihood these Lindy Fralin pick ups
> > for $230 would sound
> > fantastic, but that's a lot of dough.
> Lindy Fralin are really hot pickups with piercing
> feedback with gaininess even with mild overdrive.
> They're also made for Fenders.
> When you same "sweet toneful," have specific
> characteristics, otherwise you are just saying,
> "that's what I'd use." I say this because I know you
> are capable of saying specifically what those
> characteristics are (this dbm level of output with
> this particular curve and this particular transient
> If you can't, then the invisible hand of Tim Harper
> can. :)
> And then when you are done, can I have your piercing
> pickups? I bet I can get $230 for them on ebay.
> If you just want to go by ear, you'll just have to try
> a lot of pickups, which will get expensive. Because
> your idea of sweet and toneful will just come down to
> somebody else's "that's what I use."
> I find lots of Gibson replacement parts:
> Luv, 3
http://www.gibsonstrings.com/pickups/burstpro.shtml burstbucker - seems to
be a fav these days.
The second link gives you more info on each of the pickups offered.
It's been so long since I even touched a real guitar that you should talk to
an actual guitar player with tech info. Terry MacInturff, Steve Carr, etc. I
bet Mike Ayers at Fat Sound guitars in Cary would be a big help. 467.1003
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