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Need Pickup Suggestions

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Fajah, Apr 9, 2009.


  1. Fajah

    Fajah

    Apr 30, 2006
    Toronto, Canada
    I've been thinking about a pickup replacement. Here's a pic of the current config for reference;

    IMG_0007.

    Generally, I like a deep mellow tone. The HB that's in the bridge position is too growly and middy for my tastes and brings in too much of that tonal quality when I blend it in. So as of late, I've been using the jazz neck pickup only with the treble rolled completely off. It's very close to what I want, however it comes with two issues;

    1) The output is on the low side.

    2) If I want to bring in some a bit of treble to increase the articulation, I get the usual single coil hum.

    A split coil jazz for noise cancelling comes to mind, and maybe maybe with a bit more output. Keep in mind that I have active electronics. The pickup dimensions are 3 3/4" X 3/4". There are so many choices and I'm having a tough time deciding in addition to the fact that I don't know would work properly with my preamp.

    Thoughts and suggestions would be appreciated.
     

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