I have a 5435 Pro Jet that I assume has the same pickups as your 5438. Love the gold finish on yours!I have an Electromatic Pro Jet 5438T with "black-out" Filtertrons and they sound pretty good. It is a quality build and great player as well. You can find these used for under $500. I don't know how "true" the pickups are to original versions, but I am not complaining.
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