Since you wanted one pickup under 100 USD why not go to the horses mouth directly? Leo Fender did these ones, and it's a Fender still sort of. G&L Magnetic Field Bridge telecaster pickup. 69 USD. Ceramic, but if you don't screw it up all too close to the strings (which you can do with these ones anyway without getting magnetic string pull) you'll get the vintage sparkly Telecaster spank and clear . I would be intigrued if they found out some ways to produce a "mechanical" volume knob on the guitar but connected to the lowering and raising of the pickups on the guitar. Something that moved by hydralic air or fluid. Something aiking to old turntables to lower and raise the stylus up and down. It must be silent. But I'll guess I have to keep on dreaming about that... https://g-l-online-store.myshopify....ps/products/mfd-sc-asat-classic-bridge-pickup Individually adjustable pole pieces as well, and it DOES make a difference: Since you only got/want one pickup, Esquire style, why not get one with versatility? Joe Barden pickups are extortionately priced in comparison, but are also one of those pickups that makes a huge difference in the smallest height adjustment.