I ran out Piezos and was wondering around looking for cheap musical greeting cards in DOLLAR TREE when lo and behold hanging on a pegboard was the answer for my quest, were these little blessings called widow alarms! Grabbed a half dozen and stripped them out. Not only did I wind up with Piezo pickups they yielded 6 magnets to use as small parts holder's (maybe humbucker parts, don't know yet), 24 L44 batteries. The back of the cases might make pick up covers.

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Knowing that all piezos aren’t created equal, my question is how do they sound in a guitar? 

Can't answer that until sometime next week when I get home. Can't be any worse than the bunch on eBay from China, about a 10% failure rate. My neighbor and I split a batch of 20, just once!

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