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TwilightOdyssey

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« on: February 23, 2006, 03:09:54 PM »
While discussing the topic of the new site design, I think it would be great to have a section that actually shows the process of making a pickup, perhaps with some short vids. Many boutique manufacturers have content like this, and for geeks like me, it's most informative.





So, how about it?

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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2006, 05:42:45 PM »
Great idea!
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2006, 06:30:20 PM »
T'would indeed be interesting.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2006, 06:37:17 PM »
Indeed! Itd be very cool to watch the process I reckon.

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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2006, 07:10:09 PM »
I'm all for it. Wouldn't it be nice if BKP had a webcam in the shop as well? So we can all spy on them. :twisted:
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2006, 07:28:54 PM »
That would be cool actually. It would be awesome if they could set up some system where a few pictures or a short video were taken of every pickup they make, so you could see how your pickups were made, but that's probably asking a bit much. Maybe for custom made ones?

TwilightOdyssey

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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2006, 07:52:34 PM »
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That would be cool actually. It would be awesome if they could set up some system where a few pictures or a short video were taken of every pickup they make, so you could see how your pickups were made, but that's probably asking a bit much. Maybe for custom made ones?

They're ALL custom made.
That's asking way too much, imo, unless the pups go up to 500 pounds each!

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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2006, 08:10:17 PM »
:D Great idea Ben !!    +1

 :D  8)

PS how`s about showing us how to wire P/U`s as well ?
I`ve seen the SD site were all you see is some old man leaning into an open guitar talking, but it`s not actually showing you anything [ yes i no who "he" is ]

How about a clearly seeable open backed demo from Tim himself ? how `bout it Tim............
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2006, 01:01:26 AM »
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They're ALL custom made.
That's asking way too much, imo, unless the pups go up to 500 pounds each!


They are? I didn't give them any details when I ordered mine, plus I ordered them the 29th of january and they have a january serial number... You're right, though, it is asking far too much.

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« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2006, 03:41:17 PM »
at least a few factory pictures would be cool for sure.
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« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2006, 06:12:12 PM »
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Quote from: TwilightOdyssey

They're ALL custom made.
That's asking way too much, imo, unless the pups go up to 500 pounds each!


They are? I didn't give them any details when I ordered mine, plus I ordered them the 29th of january and they have a january serial number... You're right, though, it is asking far too much.


They are not all custom made, but the majority are made to order, sometimes we will have some stock of a few models, but not often.

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« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2006, 07:52:14 PM »
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There not all custom made, but the majority are made to order, sometimes we will have some stock of a few models, but not often.

Interesting. What is the difference between custom-made and made-to-order?

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« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2006, 07:54:06 PM »
there isnt... i think steve was just using a different way of saying custom made....

i think....

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« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2006, 07:58:51 PM »
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There not all custom made, but the majority are made to order, sometimes we will have some stock of a few models, but not often.

Interesting. What is the difference between custom-made and made-to-order?


Custom made is when a pickup is made differently to the standard template; say adding/subtracting more winds, altering magnets. We do this occasionally, but it is usually for independent luthier Like Organic, Morgan or Nathan Shepard guitars who want a pickup that will be unique for a particular range of guitar.
We usually make pickups to order, so when someone orders a Mule or an Apache set, it is wound for them and not just picked up from the shelf and shipped to the destination.
Hope this clears things up!

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« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2006, 08:04:33 PM »
hahaha silly me...  :oops: that'll teach me for trying to answer on someones behalf... lol