Why wire for pickup winding?
I've been reading about pickups, and something that I'm curious about is, why use wire instead of something like copper strip?
It's probably a dumb question, but it's something I've always wondered about.
I'm going to use a single coil for an example. I've read different claims on pickup winds, but something I've read often is that winds need to be consistent and there needs to be a LOT of them. I understand how thin the wire is. Something I did read is that there's less resistance with such thin wire, which makes sense.
What if instead of wire, a thin, double-sided layer of copper strip was used, cut to the vertical size of the pole pieces were wrapped around the poles several times like the wire? And then insulate that like a regular single coil...
Would it have less inductance than using such thin wire, and that's why it's not something used?