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Roy/2

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"Round" strat pickups
« on: March 31, 2012, 08:32:42 PM »
Hello, everybody
Please, help me with the choise
I need vintage pickups set for strat - not like "Texas special", but with more "round" sound - especialy in the Neck
(Strat '57 model)
 
« Last Edit: March 31, 2012, 08:40:45 PM by Roy/2 »

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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2012, 12:28:11 AM »
Apaches I would say- lovely warm classic 50's Start tone.
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2012, 01:45:43 AM »
+1 for Apaches.
Mules, VHII, Crawler, MM's, IT's, BG50's.

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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2012, 07:25:29 AM »
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2012, 08:44:37 AM »
+ 3 for the Apaches. If you want some pickups with more power I think you should look at the slowhands. But really - Apaches.
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2012, 08:59:28 PM »
May I suggest... Apaches  :wink:

But still, before you buy anything, AskTim(tm).
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2012, 12:21:46 PM »
Ummmm...

Apaches!
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2012, 12:25:19 PM »
Apaches or Slowhands
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Re: "Round" strat pickups
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2012, 12:45:22 PM »
I think it probably is Apaches (or Slowhands, but they're probably a bit hot)...

But is it worth also mentioning Sultans and '63 Veneer Boards?
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