What's your next pickup purchase gonna be?

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  1. soulman969

    soulman969 Senior Stratmaster

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    No immediate plans except the thought that I'd like to try some Wilde Micro-Coils in one of my Teles and also check out Kerry Learned's Onamac Windery P90s. Two of my favorite winders.
     
  2. Andrew Wasson

    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    Probably a set of P90’s from Bootstrap for a Telecaster and a set of Donlis Medium output AlNiCo 2 humbuckers for a guitar I’m resurrecting for a buddy of mine. I’ve got the same Donlis A 2 pickups in one of my guitars and they absolutely nail the tone I like. They’ve got a nice midrange bump to them. Great for cleans and rock.
     
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  3. Olly White

    Olly White Strat-Talker Silver Member

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    You beauty! Just scored a set of Klein Epic 62's, will be building a replica 62 strat around them...olympic white, mint guard, yada yada....
     
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    Blackmore Fan Senior Stratmaster

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    I think Fender's Tex Mex pickups are an amazing value. I have a newish Strat copy at the shop having those pickups, new pots, new switch, etc being installed.
     
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    HighwayStar106 Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm thinking of getting an Iron Gear P90 and putting it in a Strat.
     
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  6. ChrisD

    ChrisD Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I've just ordered a Bare Knuckle Rebel Yell humbucker for one of my guitars. I hear good things about it. Anyone have any experience with it?
     
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    tinkertoy Strat-O-Master

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    Not sure what I will buy next.

    Since the initial bite, I have been thinking about which guitars could work with p90s.

    That said, I'll most likely pick up some hb sized p90s.

    I want a high output set for my ec401v
     
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  8. Neophyte16

    Neophyte16 Strat-Talker

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    Looking at pickups from GFS 59 pro vintage wound single coils, that's the only pickups I can afford.
     
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  9. OneWatt

    OneWatt Strat-Talk Member Silver Member

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    Believer7713 The Pink Bunnyman Frankenstein Silver Member

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    I have a pair of Bootstrap Squeaky Mean P90's That I will be putting in a build probably later this year. It will be my first experience with Bootstrap p'ups but I have heard nothing but good things about them. I normally have @Bodean wind my p'ups for my custom builds that I sell though.
     
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  11. Torvald

    Torvald Strat-O-Master

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    Bootstrap Sun City Selects. Probably they'll go in my VM Squier, not that the Duncan Designed 101's sound bad. It's just that the Bootstrap Golden Ale's in my partscaster sound so darn good! And I'm one that can't leave well enough alone.
     
  12. Andrew Wasson

    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    I was blown away by the Bootstrap Vintage 54 Pro’s I picked up recently. They are by far my favourite Strat pickups. Maybe it’s just my ear but of the half dozen or so Strat pickups Ive got they are the winners.

    Since I don’t play a wound G string, I chose a non-staggered set and I went with their Standard AlNiCo 5 recipe. Gentlemen, we have a winner! They just wipe out the competition.

    Let me know what you think of the mean 90’s. I’m looking at the clean ones for a telecaster I’m building.
     
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  13. Tele56

    Tele56 Strat-Talker

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    Received a Bootstrap Pretzel neck pup for a MIM Tele. Installed it and sounds great! Ordered a Bootstrap Palo Duro bridge pup so when that arrives going to install that and complete the Bootstrap set.


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    antitype Strat-Talker

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    I’ve been looking at the Antiquity series from Duncan but am undecided which I want (Surfers or Texas Hots) and let’s be honest, I have to decide if it’s worth the cash. I do not have money just begging to be spent.
     
  15. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    A SQUIER! EEEEeeeeewwww! I used to have respect for you.:p;)
     
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  16. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    Alnico Micro Coils by Wilde pickups, the final achievement of the late great Bill Lawrence. The original ceramic micro coils were are stunning and very quiet so I am eager to finally try these.
    I will be putting them in a partscaster.
     
  17. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    Noiseless Pickups! EEEEeeeeewwww! I used to have respect for you.:p;)
     
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  18. Biddlin

    Biddlin Senior Stratmaster

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    DSCN0254.JPG Two Dirty Fingers in a 2003 SG Special.
     
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  19. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    Actually, the micro coils aren't a noiseless design, they just happen to be extremely quiet. Bill Lawrence was a genius, a gentleman, and a true character.

    Ron Kirn uses them a lot. In fact, Ron built the guitar Bill used to showcase them at NAMM when they first came out. Funny story - Bill ticked off the guy in the next booth for being too loud...some guy named Seymour Duncan.
     
  20. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    Yeah, I know what they are, and how they work, I was just pullin' your leg. ;)
     
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