What’s everyone current favorite pickups?

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  1. Jimclarke100

    Jimclarke100 Friend of Leo's

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    In my Esquire I have a Wapping Wharf pickup made by a small company in London called Oil City Pickups. It’s a tapped pickup, the tap is like a superb Tele bridge pickup; the full coil runs to about 15k and adds what can only be described as girth to the sound- almost getting into P90 territory.
    I’ll be looking to them again next time I’m in the market…
     
  2. jays0n

    jays0n Tele-Holic

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    Duncan 59s for me, but I do not yet have a Tele with these in it. Yet!

     
  3. doctor z

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    Lollar vintage T pickups , both neck and bridge.
     
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  4. Tele-friend

    Tele-friend Tele-Holic

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    I have stock Fender pickups in all of my 3 Teles (Performer, Deluxe - WRHB and Modern Player Plus).
    They all sound great, no need for changing them.
     
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  5. JamesAM

    JamesAM Tele-Holic

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    Pure vintage 52s, or the cs 51 nocasters- which sound almost exactly the same but are rwrp for middle position hum canceling.

    I like the thicker 50s sound, ymmv
     
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  6. Jakedog

    Jakedog Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Not a Tele, or Tele pickups. But my favorite pickups in almost 35 years of playing are the 635JM pickups in my silver sky.
     
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  7. pi

    pi Tele-Meister

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    Fender Nocasters
     
  8. Lou Tencodpees

    Lou Tencodpees Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I love tinkering with different pickups and have been through a bunch, but the one's I'll never change out are the Fralin Real 54's in one of my Strats. I'm pretty sure the Rumplestiltskins in my Tele aren't going anywhere either.
     
  9. Novak

    Novak Tele-Meister

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    Nocasters for life. The Original Seed.
     
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  10. Mule627

    Mule627 Tele-Meister

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    Fralin steel pole 42 in bridge and Fralin "paf" humbucker nickel cover neck.
     
  11. RomanS

    RomanS Poster Extraordinaire

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    A Broadcaster-style bridge pickup and underwound early 50s style P90 neck pickup from Q Pickups in Croatia.
    My other favorite Tele has a Gemini Dynacaster bridge pickup, and a P90-sized Dynasonic from Gabojo in Athens, Greece, as the neck pickup.
     
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  12. Lou Tencodpees

    Lou Tencodpees Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Nocasters are mighty fine pickups.
     
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  13. Pcs264

    Pcs264 Tele-Meister

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    Mojotone Classic Tales (bridge & neck) in my avatar Tele; they just do every great Tele tone so beautifully! I even use this guitar in a jazz combo.
     
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  14. Maguchi

    Maguchi Tele-Afflicted

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  15. Alchemist_PhD

    Alchemist_PhD TDPRI Member

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    Interesting mix from everyone. No reason to change the Fralins, but I’ve got another build in the future.
     
  16. Maguchi

    Maguchi Tele-Afflicted

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    Me too!

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  17. JanOak

    JanOak TDPRI Member

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    Radioshop pickups. Have two of their sets in two of my Teles and a Gretsch set. Sound very nice. Nice people to.
     
  18. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Wapping Wharf must be a real darling.
     
  19. sudogeek

    sudogeek Tele-Meister

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    Tele #1: Fender Fat 50s stratocaster bridge in the neck, Fender Tex-Mex bridge in the bridge.
    Tele (sorta) #2: G&L large MFD in the neck, G&L tele-sized bridge MFD in the bridge.
     
  20. DougM

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    I'm mostly a Strat player, and I love the Yosemites in my Performer, the V-Mods in my Pro, the CS Texas Specials in my Squier CV 70s, and the Dimarzio VV 2.1, the older version of the Area 58, in my Oscar Schmidt Strat. In my two Bullet Teles I have the Yosemites in one of them, and the Tonerider style A5 Squier CV ones in the other, and I love them both too
     
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