Which pickups for my CV 50s Tele?

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by TheBoss1983, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Hoopermazing

    Hoopermazing Tele-Holic

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    I wish that I'd seen your post earlier...

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  2. doubletrouble

    doubletrouble NEW MEMBER!

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    i'v got the classic vibe butterscotch blonde, i put the toneriders vintage plus pickups,i like very much,special the bridge pickup.
    but I'm thinking to change the neck with a seymour duncan mini sm1.
    is there anybody out there who have chossen this pickup for classic vibe tele?
    how it sounds?
     
  3. stevehoover

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    Try a better tone cap before you pony up for new pickups.
    The little brown .033uf poly chiclet cap in these probably costs Fender about 5 cents.

    I used a Jensen foil in oil (stupid money yes) .01 cap in my Blond CV50. It sounds like someone plulled a blanket off my amp and a slight but noticeable increase in output as well.
    I also tried Mallory and Sozo's they also sounded better than the stock cap.
    If I had to describe it sonically, better clairity or more open sound....like better quality pickups.

    When I need more mids or grind, I just crank it in on the amp or step on a pedal.
    Definitely worth experimenting with....

    Steve
     
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