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"Upgrading" JB pu´s beyond Nordy, Fralin etc

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by KF2B, Mar 9, 2014.


  1. KF2B

    KF2B

    Jan 28, 2013
    Finland
    Hello,

    if you would get new "upgraded" jazz pu´s outside of the regular suspects (Fender, Fralin, Nordy, Lollar etc.) what would they be?

    Boundaries:

    Small manufacture ($ > can be more than Fralin, Nordy, Lollar...)
    In production as we speak or at least obtainable with some work
    Tone? Check https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE5wDSjrZts
    - I like the Dame Sanctus, Fralin and Model J the best. So we are looking at something like a fusion of these only better :bag:

    The purpose of this thread is to bring to my knowledge the not so much spoken small manufactures that might be doing what I covet.

    :D
     
  2. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2006
    Northern California
    Personal taste is exactly that and obviously it depends in the tone you are going for but some pickup makers you didn't mention are:

    Delano (a few different jazz pickups)
    Suhr (SC and humcancelling)
    Reed James (vintage vibe Neos)
    Wilde/Bill Lawrence (underrated JBs from a pioneer - RIP Bill)

    And there are a ton more for other people to mention.