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NPD 1950 Broadcaster Custom Ordered

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Tenderfoot, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Tenderfoot

    Tenderfoot Tele-Holic

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    I installed these yesterday and so far really like what I am hearing. I didn't want to spend $499.99 on the Fender 50/51 Telecaster pickups that just came out, but I liked the sound I heard on the Custom Shop demo video; so I asked my longtime pickup maker to build me a 1950 Broadcaster set using the same specs that Fender states that they used. IMG_3391.JPG
     
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  2. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Friend of Leo's

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    499 for pickups??? My goodness!!
     
  3. Lord_Ingipz

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    How are they? I've been eyeing a similar set on Reverb but are in the 200+ range. Does he ship? lol
     
  4. klasher

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    Audio clips please! :D
     
  5. Tenderfoot

    Tenderfoot Tele-Holic

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    Lord_Ingipz. I'm happy with them. Takes a little time dialing them in but that's true with most pickup sets. I think they are up there in quality and sound with the Virgil Arlo ($399) and Lindy Fralin ($200) early 50's tele pickups. Yes he ships.

    klasher. I just put new strings on my tele and a new GA-CS-64 speaker in my 64 Custom Deluxe Reverb Hand-Wired so need a few days for things to settle in before making a demo that won't be colored by new string brightness and new speaker tightness. Maybe by this weekend I can get something posted.

    Thanks to both of you for your questions.
     
  6. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    This

    WTF

    There are great pickup makers making very very accurate pickups at a fifth of this. Mad.
     
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