Neck pickup recommendations for a duncan custom shop tapped 53 tele bridge.

TunedupFlat

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So as I have played for a week about on the players tele since the bridge change I have come to the conclusion that the bridge pickup is totally not my deal.

It sits somewhere in the realm of too hot to not hot enough.

I'm pretty certain this time around I'm going to do a 4 way switch and broadcaster blender wiring using the Duncan Custom shop 53 tapped tele bridge pickup.

As it is a player tele it is already routed in te neck for up to a humbucker but even that could be routed more for something different.

One pickup I have laying around is an old 50's Kay speedbump pup that may be on my shortlist of things to try in the neck.

Anyone have any recommendations for neck pickups that have a unique sound?
 

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It sits somewhere in the realm of too hot to not hot enough.

This is nonsensical.

The speed bump might be cool though.

Firebird pickups are cool in the neck position too.
 

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It sits somewhere in the realm of too hot to not hot enough.

This is nonsensical.

The speed bump might be cool though.

Firebird pickups are cool in the neck position too.
Not nonsensical.

If it was on either end of the spectrum it might sound decent enough to work with, but where it sits is a range that has no lower wound sparkle and no higher wound bark.

Could be just a turd pup as some off the machines are just lifeless.

Anyways...

Firebird pickups are a fine recommendation, as it would probably would make an interesting sound blended with the low tap of the Duncan bridge
 

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Dimarzio DP240. I use it with a fender player tele pickup in the bridge. They work well together. I am also using 500k pots on the guitar.
 




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