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Donlis P90s

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Greenmachine, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    anyone got any experience with em? I'm planning on putting a couple in my mahogany tele build and would love to hear your thoughts.
     
  2. jvin248

    jvin248 Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 18, 2014
    Near Detroit, MI
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    Check out AntiquaTele's threads, he recommends them.

    I get the $15/pair non-branded ones off CL and they are awesome. Avoid the ones with red and blue hookup wires and silicone caulk holding the back in place, look for the ones with the black/gray coax shielded hookup wires, screwed on back plates, and often heat shrink tubing near the free end of the wires.

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  3. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

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    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
  4. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    Yep that's what I ordered. I love your threads by the way.
     
  5. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    I keep getting system errors on Aliexpress. Anyone else seeing the same?
     
  6. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

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    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
  7. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    Payment appears to have gone through via PayPal.
     
  8. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    Damn, didn’t check the polarity, and it’s not listed. Anyone know?
     
  9. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    For a short scale mahogany “tele Jr”

    Neck:
    Donlis DP90-A A5 7.8k 5.2H
    N?

    Bridge:
    Sanford Magnetics 9077 A5 8.6k nH?
    S
     
  10. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    Well got a set and they're in. My first time with p90s so I've no experience prior. I love them. New p90 fan here.
     
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  11. hrstrat57

    hrstrat57 Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 21, 2016
    Rhode Island
    Pics puhleez

    :)
     
  12. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    image.jpeg image.jpeg Sure but no laughing at the mistakes I made :D

    I did some horrendous things to this thing so I'm not showing the back, but let's just say the Forstner bit had other plans. Made me realize my first build was a case of beginners luck. This is my second. Still plays well and the boat neck is crazy fat.
     
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  13. RodeoTex

    RodeoTex Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 14, 2005
    Nueces Strip
    Looking good Green.
    Love the Jet in the background too.
     
  14. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    Thanks man! It's a reverberocket that I should play more often.
     
  15. awasson

    awasson Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Nov 18, 2010
    Vancouver
    Oh man... I’ve got an idea about what I’m going to do with my oak/black walnut T type guitar. That looks awesome. I was going to outfit it with gold hardware and a set of TV Jones Filtrons but I just put P90’s in another guitar and am sold in those rich big tones.
     
  16. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    732
    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    Yeah the gold/brass looks great with that wood.
     
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