My neck pickup search

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by wootwhoop, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Elmore

    Elmore Tele-Holic

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    I just put a Gibson min-humbucker from the 70's in the neck position of my tele and it sounds great.
     
  2. Thin69

    Thin69 Friend of Leo's

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    Congrats!
    How's the top end sound?
     
  3. shooter1952

    shooter1952 TDPRI Member

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    The SD Antiquity II is brighter than the Antiquity. The Antiquity II has alnico 5 magnets and the Antiquity has alnico 2. I had antiquitys in both of my Tele's and replaced them with Antiquity II's. That being said though I don't think either one of them sound Strat-like.
     
  4. Elmore

    Elmore Tele-Holic

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    It sounds good. I ordered some 375k pots like Fender puts like in the Hot Rod tele, so it is brighter than if I used the standard 250k. I also put a Duncan vintage stack in the bridge. I may eventually go 500k pots to really open it up (neck and bridge). But I am happy with it. I just like it bright.
     
  5. WaylonFan76

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    Right. I was talking about the Antiquity I. I'm sure the II is a tad brighter.
     
  6. italo

    italo Tele-Meister

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    IMHO twang King neck is a great pickup, with some stratish flavour, but still Tele. Beautiful middle position tone with any bridge pickup !!

    I also like FOV pickups very much. Neck is definitely not dark, very detailed. Using a set of these gets you a nice balance between neck and bridge sounds.

    Best Regards, Italo
     
  7. Amby

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    I agree with Italo, the Twang King neck pickup also sounds great combined with the bridge pickup - nice balance.
     
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