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which pickup?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 20. 23 Replies

Starting a new build. Will be a 3 string 25,5'' scale. Now the question is which wil be the best for playing slow blues?I have to choose between:1. doubble rail cheapo asian pickup2.humbucker3.…Continue

 

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Paul Craig replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"You have to learn to play that BLUES SHUFFLE. Think about the beginning of ZZTop's LaGrange and practically every other ZZTop song. LOL"
Mar 20
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Taffy Evans replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"Hi, I played with a guy for a while whole wanted to play blues. He bought a Gibson Lucille 335 guitar, and The amp that BB King prefers, but could not create a blues sound or feel. But I have found that after repairing thousands of guitars, that…"
Mar 19
BrianQ. replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"Spot on Paul, Blues is a style. The way you play the guitar is what makes bluesey, not the pickups?"
Mar 19
Paul Craig replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"Literally every type of pickup ever made has been used to play blues. Blues is a style. Use whatever you want or got. Fat tone would be choice of P90 or any type of Humbucker. Thinner treble tone would be Lipstick Tube, Strat style and some Tele…"
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Carl Floyd replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"Too cool.  Thanks!"
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Southern Ray replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
" That's one thing I plan to build one of these days..."
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Southern Ray replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
" Build you own? I have a very humble "Blog" on building low-z pickups from wall-wart wire, machine screws and thin bits of hardwood. If you get stuck, ask. I'll help all I can. I build pickups now, (low-powered but decent…"
Feb 3
Carl Floyd replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"I would tend to lean towards the P90."
Feb 1
BrianQ. replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
"Lots of people that aren’t regulars forget or don’t know about the glitches, but it’s really not the site’s fault, but the developers for leaving us with no solution? The Facebook page is always running with way more activity…"
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Taffy Evans replied to Hans Baartman's discussion which pickup?
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At 10:37am on February 12, 2019, Hans Baartman said…
Tnx 4 being member here.
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Welcome to the nation Hans, glad ya made it 

 
 
 

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