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Bridge Humbucker (full sized rout) for a Partscaster

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by xMercury69x, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. xMercury69x

    xMercury69x Friend of Leo's

    Nov 9, 2012
    Toronto
    Good day!

    I am soliciting opinions on humbuckers for the bridge position on my old partscaster. I am considering swapping out the current HB (it's one of those that looks like two Strat sc's wound together).

    Your comments and thoughts based on experience would be most appreciated.
     
  2. Chet Johnson

    Chet Johnson Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    39
    Dec 17, 2008
    Woodsfield, OH
    I favor the P-rail for its versatility. Humbucker, p-90, and strat coil
     
  3. vintage clubber

    vintage clubber Friend of Leo's

    Apr 12, 2012
    Mechanicsville, VA
    who made the current humbucker you are getting rid of?
     
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  5. xMercury69x

    xMercury69x Friend of Leo's

    Nov 9, 2012
    Toronto
    I don't know the maker, as I did not build the guitar. They might be old DiMarzio's. They appear to be original to the guitar, which I bought 2nd hand, making them at leaast 30+ yrs old.

    (As a quick FYI, the neck pup is a Schecter single coil that has a really sweet tone, also original to the guitar)

    The HB sounds fairly good, but a little dark for me. I may be looking for something with as little more high end bite without losing the low end.

    Still not sure if I will switch them out, but I wanted to explore options.
     
  6. hwy145

    hwy145 Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 11, 2010
    Kalamazoo!!!!
    I just put a lollar imperial low wind in my tele, and it sounds great. The bridge is a voodoo te50, and there is little volume difference.
     

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  7. xMercury69x

    xMercury69x Friend of Leo's

    Nov 9, 2012
    Toronto
    Bump for more opinions, thanks!
     
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