The next time I decide to upgrade another guitar I will be buying a TV Jones brand pickup. Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Stickist, Nov 22, 2012. Wound to be hotter than its Vintage T Series cousin, the Special T measures in at 8K, providing a little more beef and a rounder top end, but does not lose its Tele identity. We all know that a strat, with its three pickups, has a pretty large potential number of positions: the original strat had three postions, modern ones have five, and some people mod their guitar to have seven positions (every possible parallel combination). Read on to find out more about the best Telecaster bridge pickups on the market right now. Search. Let’s face it. The man behind Derek Smalls and a hatfull of iconic The Simpsons characters shares some of the highs and lows of his musical life. Otherwise the function is the same as conventional strat wiring. The December 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! The assertive sibling to Fralin’s Split Blade model, this pickup combines traditional Tele tones with P-90 bite in one package. I have a question while we‘re on the subject: Apparently the Twisted Tele bridge pickup has a DC resistance reading of 10k which is the highest reading out of most Telecaster pickups. ... Tele Bridge Pickup in a Strat! We provide insight and opinion about gear, artists, technique and the guitar industry for all genres and skill levels. But I really don't like working with pickguard materials. Okay then, hear for yourselves. In part two of our look at the chord shapes and sequences which define Paul Simon’s sound, we focus on his early years as a solo artist. 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But I do agree with your description of the sound of the Twangbanger. The October 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! ). It’s more unabashedly P-90-ish than the Fralin, though, so Porter recommends using it in guitars whose twang needs taming. Offering a wonderful blend of both vintage and hot Tele tones thanks to a coil-switching option, it’s hugely versatile, too. I just want to know whether tele pickup will actually fit inside there using standard stratocaster pickguard or do I need to make myself a pickguard from a blank. Strat bridge pickup baseplate - single coil sound comparison with/without PART 1/2 - Duration: 2:08. In the first of a series looking at the chord shapes and sequences used by the Beatles, we get inside the head of John Lennon and find a solid rhythm guitarist with an ear for original chord changes. If you’re playing modern, heavier styles, stock Tele single-coils probably won’t cut it. Strat and Tele Guitar Pickups. That top-of-the-line Custom Shop Nocasters sport this exact pickup set is a bonus. Supposed to be a Tele pickup in strat form. I like the sound of the Neck & Bridge pickups together in parallel, so I started thinking about ways to get that on a Strat. From eye-catching straps to dual-function pedals that both look the part and free up pedalboard real estate, there’s something for every type of guitar player this festive season. For the bridge pickup, the result is woody, quacky and balanced design that’s pretty much an idealised version of Tele tone. It’s a common mistake to think the pickup is useless. The Northern Irish bluesman’s kinetic style fused blues and rock with a virtuosity that inspired scores of guitar players – here are the fundamentals of his technique. Meanwhile, the Strat bridge pickup is similar to that of the Tele in that it is also slanted towards the high strings for more trebly tones. From upstart beginnings in the early 60s, Eric Clapton soon established himself as one of the decades’ most lauded players. It features ceramic magnets, dual steel blades and overwound coils that combine for a heavy tone with plenty of sustain. Your suggestion is a mistake. Never had one , so, I can't vouch for it. If you are wanting to put a tele bridge pup in a strat and if your strat is routed for a SC, then yes you will need to do some routing to open up the bridge cavity and you'll need a different strat pickguard that will take the larger pup. The January 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! These pickups are based on early 60's Tele specs, staggered pole Alnico 5 bridge pickup wound to approx 6.7k with 42 Plain Enamel wire, neck is Alnico 5 and around the same DCR wound with 43 Plain Enamel wire and a nickel cover on the neck pickup, bridge is reverse wound for hum cancelling. Like the Fralin, the Porter 9T will add muscle to your Tele’s tone. Custom Guitar and Bass Necks and Bodies, Pickups, Bridges, Tuners, and Pickguards at Warmoth - The Original Custom Guitar Shop! Put a classic T-style bridge assembly on, complete with Ash tray and 3 brass barrel saddles with a punchy Tele bridge pickup. Custom Guitar and Bass Necks and Bodies, Pickups, Bridges, Tuners, and Pickguards at Warmoth - The Original Custom Guitar Shop! These are my Strat builds and both have Tele bridge pickups in a copper pickguard, along with Strat middle and P90 neck pickups. The neck is perfectly round, clear and bluesy. I'm aware there would have to be 3 new holes drilled in the pickguard. Sounds like a very clear Strat. As its name suggests, this pickup is designed to produce the output and bite of a full-sized humbucker. It only affects the tone when the bridge pickup is selected. Tele bridge pickups are substantially larger than Tele neck pickups – and the Strat pickups that followed. In our final part of our look at the stylings of the legendary Three Kings, we tackle the searing style of Freddie King. Complete with high-end hardware and pickups. Instead, here’s a handful of bridge pickups that cover every type of Tele sound you desire, from classic twang and sparkle to modern sizzling, meaty tones. The first one has Seymour Duncan Antiquities and the second one has Seymour Duncan Stacked Vintage P90 neck, Cool Rails middle and Stacked Vintage Tele bridge pickups. The most dangerous time of year for your wallets is here. The necessary wiring is … Its Left-Right coil design tempers the aggression somewhat, resulting in an articulate – yet noiseless – pickup. TDPRI, short for Telecaster Discussion Page Reissue, is the leading online community and marketplace for Telecaster guitars. I also considered mounting that strat pickup on a tele bridge pup baseplate. Even if you put a tele bridge pickup on a strat it will not make it sound like a tele… As well as looking back over 35 years of PRS, the brand’s virtual booth at Guitar.com Live showed off just how far its come, and how it found the positives in 2020. No claw screws or springs, just a straight, solid string-through like a classic T-style. Peak opportunity to learn about the brand’s durable equipment cases. To enter. By checking the boxes you agree to receive the following from us via e-mail. The screws used to mount Strat single coil pickups are obviously at each end of the pickup. Smooth sustain but not too compressed, clear but not icy pick treble, dynamic bass response without being boomy. If it’s vintage chime and spank you’re after, why not go straight to the company that pioneered that sound? Will a lil '59 for telecaster bridge pickup mount into the pickguard of a strat with H/S/H routing? A tele bridge pickup is wider and longer. Hand built in Santa Barbara, CA, the Little ‘59 for Strat pickups come with ceramic magnets, 4-conductor lead wire for multiple wiring options, and are wax potted for squeal free operation. I sort of nixed that idea though. Any clips? Here’s another one for those in search of a bit more heat. Daphne blue hwy1 body, 10k Nocaster wired straight to jack, EJ neck. Perfection! Check out our review here. The September 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now. I installed the TV Jones Classics (P90 soap bars) in the the bridge and The neck (as well as a vibramate and B5 Bigsby) and viola!! By adding a middle pickup in between the Neck and Bridge pickups of a Telecaster, you can get more of that traditional Strat ‘Quack’ out of your Telecaster. You won’t find any stacked humbuckers or tapped coils in this selection. You can always unsubscribe (so you won't receive any more e-mails) by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each e-mail. Well, I do have humbucker routing at bridge. Rock and metal guitarists will also appreciate this pickup’s extra crunch that comes courtesy of a harmonically rich midrange and a tight low end. It's something I rarely hear in Strat bridge pickups. The Tele bridge pickup is mounted by three screws (two on one side and one on the other. It’s scatterwound with 42 AWG plain enamel wire to 6.4K with south-up magnet polarity. Strat-O-Teles I like the sound of the Neck & Bridge pickups together in parallel, so I started thinking about ways to get that on a Strat. I'm sure that's a technically incorrect term, but I don't know how else to explain it. Typically, you would do that with switch that changes Position 1 or 5 to be the Neck & Bridge, but I wanted it in Position 3 so that it was more like using a Tele. And, last but not least, fine-tuning string balance is made possible with adjustable pole pieces. Hand-made in London, Oil City Pickups’ appropriately named Wapping Wharf bridge pickup offers the discerning Tele player remarkable sonic quality for a relatively affordable price. Wapping Wharf bridge (right), pictured here with a HonkyTonk Angel neck. This could be it. Here’s a Part 1 guide to the man jokingly dubbed Slowhand. That said, if you’re a hardcore DIY person, it shouldn’t be a problem to convert any Strat pickup to Telecaster specs. Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, for example, often used the bridge pickup and obtained awesome sounds with it. © 2020 Guitar.com is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Guitar.com is the world’s leading authority and resource for all things guitar. Neck/Middle position models will have the same output, wind direction and magnetic polarity. Matt D 5,827 views. Humbucker Tele® Bridge: Vintage Tele Bridge: Mounting Holes. We’ve even thrown in a couple of left field options for the more adventurous of you. The product of a research and development process in which 4,000 people participated in blind listening tests, could this stylish and affordable mic restore our faith in democracy? It has a mid-6K output, dual ceramic bar magnets, adjustable poles and a responsive character that reacts to your pick attack and volume knob. - Duration: 4:31. Next up is the Gotoh modern bridge specially designed for tele guitars. Other guitars sold include Rory Gallagher’s Gibson L6 and Richie Sambora’s double-neck PRS. Hand-made in Manchester, UK, this pickup features late-60s spec staggered alnico V slugs, a copper-plated steel plate and an aged white string wrap around the coil. Combine this with a Vintage T Series neck pickup, and you’ll find that middle ground Lollar fans just can’t get enough of. This single-coil pickup bridge features six brass saddles that can easily be adjusted using the right tools. Read all about the history of the Telecaster bridge pickup in our guide and check out our picks of the best Tele neck pickups. Having heard many times that the Tele bridge plate is an integral part of the pickup's, I also mounted a Tele bridge plate on the underside of the pickguard around the middle pickup. But the biggest difference is that the tele bridge pup is mounted on the tele's metal bridge. Our only gripe with this pickup is that it costs a pretty penny. Built on the back of Joe Barden’s popular Gatton T-Bridge pickup, this pickup was designed to inject more muscle to the bridge position. The annual Supporting Member Giveaway is on. The issue is that much of the telecaster tone comes from the bridge construction - the steel base plate plus the double brass saddles are the main reason the telecaster has the attack and punch that no other guitar has. Once you get into phase switching and series wiring, the possibilites are almost endless. No trem. Nashville Teles offer a Telecaster body and feel, and Stratocaster pickup layout. The bridge is clear but lacks the extreme bright Tele twang. Looking for a muscular, affordable strummer for stage use? All I would add is that the sound seems to have a little "compression" to it, like many of my favourite Tele bridge pickups. Are they worth breaking out the bubbly for? It’s not relic’d, but the materials and cloth-covered wire are vintage correct. Guitarfetish Price $ 22.95 In Stock . It’s scatterwound to 6.6K with 42 AWG wire and has flat alnico III magnets for open tone with sweeter treble response than typical Teles. Typically, you would do that with switch that changes Position 1 or 5 to be the Neck & Bridge, but I wanted it in Position 3 so that it was more like using a Tele. Check out our review here. We can’t go into all the different options there, but I will say that many players, including the great Jerry Donahue, find that an Alnico II Pro for Strat pickup in the neck is a great match for a vintage-output Tele bridge pickup. Advanced Search Warmoth Custom Guitar Parts ... Strat® Tele® (Holes) Tele® (No Holes) Bridge Cut. Stratocaster pickups. A selection of vintage and modern bridge single-coils for Telecasters. This pickup promises lively touch responsiveness for clean country and blues rock. The wire coils are both wider and deeper, and there’s the curious issue of the metal base plate. Obviously, going for the Strat form factor opens up an entire world of possibilities, as there are just so many Strat pickups to choose from. Mistakes there do show quite clearly, which I've found out the hard way. The strings can be mounted only through the body of the bridge, whereas top-loading is not an option with this bridge. Porter 9T Tele Pickup (Bridge) Like the Fralin, the Porter 9T will add muscle to your Tele’s tone. Strat® Pickups You seem to be on a mobile device. The last tele I had got nashville'd, so clearly routing is not out of question. The November 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! A key feature on this model is its beefy midrange, which is paired with a thick low end and slightly darker highs. so how does it sound? Lists for £159 per set (with neck pickup). 8 Hole.09" White Solid Gloss. Just wondering if the humbucker routing in the bridge position would allow enough room for the tele pickup. A Tele bridge pickup usually has three mounting holes, while Strat pickups have only two. Twang Banger™ Strat $ 79.00 This tele voiced strat pickup gives the bridge position of your Stratocaster all the snap and twang of a classic Telecaster lead pickup. My friend Magnus Plaue, one of the biggest DIY nerds I know, has written a … Re: How to wire a tele bridge (a la Brent Mason) with a strat middle pickup such that Here is an alternative scheme which you could consider. It’s slightly hotter than its predecessor, plays well with distortion, and also tidily reins in those highs. Lists for $159 per set (with neck pickup). It has a mid-6K output, dual ceramic bar magnets, adjustable poles and a responsive character that reacts to your pick attack and volume knob. Search in titles only Search in Pickup Makers only. The maker of affordable guitars comes of age with three commemorative limited editions in a distinctive Silverburst finish. Meet the genre-smashing two piece giving a shot in the arm to a heavy scene, who absolutely will not tell you what’s going on with their pedalboards…. wowzers. The bridge pickup on a Strat is very useful. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Broadcaster...=WDVW&rd=1&ih=016&category=22670&cmd=ViewItem, http://www.harmonicdesign.net/allpages/strats.html, http://www.seymourduncan.com/products/electric/stratocaster/vintage-output/twang_banger_ap/, http://www.pickguardian.com/pickguardian/index.html, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Products (Total Items: 40) Sort by: GFS Gold Foil Single Coil Pickups, Black - Fits Strat® Guitarfetish ... KP - Alnico Bridge Pickup, Fits Tele® - Vintage Voiced - Kwikplug™ Ready. I actually wanted a StraBro-90 Strat pickup for my tele bridge mainly since they only offered the StraBro-90 for Strat. Mexican Strat with Bareknucles Tele bridge pickup - YouTube Having said that, a tele isn't my favorite guitar to play, so I can see putting one in a strat and letting the strat single coils shine in what they do (when I use a traditional strat, the bride pickup is the least-used position), use the tele bridge for it's goods, and you've got a very versatile guitar. The record hears Cornell cover 10 songs from some of his "favourite artists". This pickup is a drop-in for any single coil pickup route. $160.00 CDN per set Singles: $55.00 CDN ea * Custom winds may be subject to additional charges "59's" These recreate the golden 1959 era of Strat tone with those warm, woody and round bell-like tones that every guitarist craves.These are "handwound" with the classic scatter-winding technique that made these pickups so sought after. They sound excellent. This set of pickups features alnico III magnets, enamel-coated magnet wires, a tin-plated copper base plate and other period-correct components – the bridge unit, in particular, is known for its relatively high output (7.3K), and tight, slightly boosted bass response. Rio Grande has a pickup called a Stelli. For the time being, lets not get into why?. +++++ Spoilers at the end below+++++ Somebody told me strats and teles are "worlds apart". Win a Broadcaster or one of 3 Teles! Here’s the bridge component of Chester pickup guru Matt Bascetta’s reimagining of a mythical set of pickups with heavy formvar-insulated magnet wire, wound briefly by Fender in the 50s. Unloved at the time, but a hugely influential proto-punk manifesto, The Stooges’ frighteningly loud, furiously uncompromising third album does exactly what it says on the tin. The latest guitar news, reviews and features delivered to your inbox. 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