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Thinking about a change for ASAT Classic Alnico

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by ezpickins, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. ezpickins

    ezpickins TDPRI Member

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    So I have an ASAT Classic With the G&L Alnico pickups and I’m debating a change. I want something warmer and want to get a decent warm jazzy tone from the neck.

    The G&L MFD pickups are a good deal at $60 each - I’m wondering what folks think about those pickups

    The other pricier option I was looking into was the Lollar Charlie Christian neck paired with the Lollar BS Bridge - this option is many times more expensive of course - I’m worried this combo might be too limited? Not versatile for general rocking ...

    Any specific info on the G&L MFD and Lollar options is very appreciated - and of course other suggestions

    and just for some context I’m just an amateur playing in the basement - I started taking some jazz lessons and just wasn’t happy with the tone from the current pickups

    I debated just getting a different guitar - but I love the ASAT otherwise
     
  2. Catawompus

    Catawompus Tele-Meister

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    This might help:

     
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  3. Cali Dude

    Cali Dude Tele-Holic

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    You might really like the asat blues boy. It has a SD seth lover in the neck position. Better for jazz I would think. I had an asat special, and never thought of it as a jazz guitar. However, if you can play it, it might work out. They are fuller sounding pickups.
     
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  4. Liamkeane01

    Liamkeane01 TDPRI Member

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    Im not really sure how the pickup routing in a G&L is compared to a fender, but for that set of lollars youre gonna need to have a route big enough to fit in the neck, but if youre looking for more of a jazzy tone I would look at some seymore duncan stuff
     
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