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AndyR

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2010, 12:24:58 PM »
Hi Andy, I did forget to mention that the neck pickup in the BG Flat 50 New Wind is also different.  After playing the T-Tops yesterday, they are great, they have a big open rock sound, think 70's.  I strung the guitar with 50,40,30,17,13,11 and they have a huge bottom end which I wasn't expecting but sounds fantastic with the JTM45/Ear Candy combination.

And this extra post is just plain cruel :lol: :wink:

- especially as it's probably the T-Tops that sparked the most interest as I was reading...

It's probably not helping the OP, JP666 though - these experimental ones all seem to be catering for someone with more "vintage" tastes.
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2010, 09:15:50 PM »
Hi Andy, I did forget to mention that the neck pickup in the BG Flat 50 New Wind is also different. 

Is this replacing the existing BG50 set, or an alternative?

I hope Tim comes up with names for these new sets, they're going to be confusing if they stay as they are....
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2010, 04:23:59 PM »
Hi Andy, I did forget to mention that the neck pickup in the BG Flat 50 New Wind is also different. 
Is this replacing the existing BG50 set, or an alternative?

An alternative.  I like them but these are in a '62 mij Tele custom with a left handed bridge and my bg 50 flats are in my 57 tele, so there is quite a difference in guitar sounds before starting on the pickups.  If I can put down the T-Tops, I'll pull the Teles out this weekend and do some listening again.
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2010, 06:06:28 PM »
I'd like to know more about those T-Tops.
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #19 on: March 27, 2010, 03:16:53 PM »
not that i have heared of, they are going to start covering seven pickups which im really excited for

this could be the final blow on every attempt to suffocate my 7 strings GAS. oh my... :)
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2010, 09:57:04 PM »
Hummm this T-Tops sounds interesting!!!

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2010, 10:28:56 AM »
:D

I can hear the growing chant, it started as a whisper, but now more and more are joining in...

"T-Tops, T-Tops..."

But I'll need another guitar!! :roll:
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2010, 12:47:55 PM »
I hope this isn't one of those "obvious but wrong" comments which sets the buzzers off on QI, but....

.....don't we already basically have T-Tops, in the form of Riff Raffs?  :?
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2010, 03:07:23 PM »
I hope this isn't one of those "obvious but wrong" comments which sets the buzzers off on QI, but....

.....don't we already basically have T-Tops, in the form of Riff Raffs?  :?
Tim would really need to tell you all the differences Philly, but the DC of the T-Tops is like a low end Gibson reading (7.6/7.2K) where the Riff Raffs are at the higher end (especially the bridge) (8.6/7.4k).   I'm still trying to get a good work out with the T-Tops (my job has me at work 12-14hrs most days), but from the bit I have played them, I would say they are not as shrill as the Riff Raffs can be (when I first fitted a bridge Riff-Raff to my LP I was not sure about it at all).
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2010, 03:43:29 PM »
Thanks Phil.  :)
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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #25 on: March 28, 2010, 03:55:03 PM »
T-Tops eh?  Hmmmm......

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #26 on: March 28, 2010, 04:33:09 PM »
I'm also interested where the T tops fit in, how does it compare to the A5 Mule, Phil?

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #27 on: March 28, 2010, 06:20:07 PM »

69 Strat Set - David Gilmour meets Bare Knuckle - AV 13K.5.6K/5.6K
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Is that right? A 13K single coil bridge? Oh my goodness!

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #28 on: March 29, 2010, 10:15:52 AM »
Probably the BKP take on the old diMarzio FS-1, which was in the bridge position of David Gilmour's black Strat, among other guitars.

I may installate an original vintage FS-1 in my '69 Strat.

And aren't the Sinners already well hotter than 13K?

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Re: Is there any new Bkp coming?
« Reply #29 on: March 29, 2010, 01:17:26 PM »
My old (now gwems) uber-sinner clocked in at 23k.

I dont know if the aftermath will be a main line pickup, but if you want one I imagine Tim will know what youre talking about if you asked for one.