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Neck pickup, this one’s for you

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Papapotrero, Oct 7, 2020.

  1. Colo Springs E

    Colo Springs E Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Same here. My favorite tone is crunchy hard rock rhythm that sounds best to my ears on the bridge pickup.

    I'm on the neck pickup maybe 5% of the time.
     
  2. ben smith

    ben smith Tele-Afflicted

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    yep i'm on the neck pickup a lot and it's taken me a long time to find that hendrix tone in a tele neck pickup, of all the countless sets i have tried a very cheap set of wilkinson pickups are become my absolute favorite, the neck pickup is so clear and crisp it's great.
     
  3. mkdaws32

    mkdaws32 Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    That's a nice collection!
     
  4. DHart

    DHart Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    Like you, OP, I play the neck pickup a LOT. I just love that rich, full tone and dial things in so that it is sparkly bright, as well.

    I also play the neck/bridge combined, a LOT. My use of the bridge pickup, on its own, is less often.

    Here are a pair of my favorite Tele neck pickups - Antiquity II Mini-Hum and Cavalier Firebird:

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  5. Hounded Dog

    Hounded Dog TDPRI Member

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    I didn't get the neck position at all until I played a WRHB. That would have been in the early eighties. I've been chasing that tone ever since.
     
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