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Discussion in 'Pickup Forum' started by Hadum, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
    Hey folks, I bought a MIA strat that had a SD mini JB humbucker in the bridge but for some reason i'm not really digging the super high output and was wondering if anybody could suggest a good Fender single coil to replace it with?

    Thanks!
     
  2. VentilatorBlues

    VentilatorBlues Senior Stratmaster

    You could always just get another American Standard pickup, to match the others. They sell new for around $32 on ebay.
     
  3. EvilCheese

    EvilCheese Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    18
    991
    Feb 4, 2012
    California
    Does it have to be Fender? And what's your budget
     
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  5. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
    no, doesn't have to be Fender, i just want a good single coil pickup that can hold it's own and also make the second p/up position sound like it's supposed to on a s/s/s strat, within a 100$ budget.
     
  6. EvilCheese

    EvilCheese Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    18
    991
    Feb 4, 2012
    California
  7. bigmuff113

    bigmuff113 Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 22, 2012
    San Antonio
    I would get a CS 69 or a D allen
     
  8. EvilCheese

    EvilCheese Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    18
    991
    Feb 4, 2012
    California
    Over his budget
     
  9. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
  10. EvilCheese

    EvilCheese Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    18
    991
    Feb 4, 2012
    California
  11. bigmuff113

    bigmuff113 Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 22, 2012
    San Antonio
    One pickup?
     
  12. EvilCheese

    EvilCheese Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    18
    991
    Feb 4, 2012
    California
    Oops, I'm off today haha

    I read this whole thread wrong -shakes head-
     
  13. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
    lol yeah, i just need one for the bridge...has a stock american bridge/middle and i want to know what would be best in the bridge position to replace the mini humbucker.
     
  14. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 Dog Whisperer. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 20, 2011
    Private
    hey, man
    that Fender CS69 pickup would be cool..Or you could look up the wire codes for an Am. Standard Bridge pickup using Fender Support, and get 1 of those :) . That might be best if you like the way the other 2 work together?
     
  15. srvwannab

    srvwannab Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 19, 2010
    Riviera Paradise
  16. jmiller475

    jmiller475 Strat-O-Master

    850
    Feb 3, 2009
    Indiana
    I don't think the CS 69 would match up with the other 2 pickups very well. Maybe a Fralin SP43.
     
  17. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
    yeah, i like how the stock neck/middle sound so maybe i'll go with replacing the bridge p/u that was taken out of it....like ventilatorblues suggested.

    what's this about looking up the wire codes? lol could you explain a bit more?
     
  18. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 Dog Whisperer. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 20, 2011
    Private
    yeah, man..I just meant check what colors the wires are supposed to be on it, before buying so you know it's an Am. Standard bridge pickup.
    I think this is it :) .
    Fender Am Std Stratocaster pickup - bridge
     
  19. Hadum

    Hadum Strat-Talk Member

    30
    Mar 15, 2012
    Newfoundland, Canada
    sweet, thanks mate!
     
  20. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    56
    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    I'm not clear what the OP's Strat is, or what pickups are in it already? Have we been told this?
     
  21. fenderkev

    fenderkev Most Honored Senior Member

    Aug 18, 2009
    Back In Blighty
    CS 69 if you can find a single on Ebay. D.Allen's only come in sets.
    I'd recommend the DiMarzio Virtual Solo. Its a stacked humbucker, but sounds very single coil like, and has zero hum. My Am Std bridge pup is lying in a drawer!
     

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