Back To Top How To Buy You can get both tones by using a push-pull switch.   Pasted as rich text. Click here to remove banner ads from this forum. £286. All 5 positions sound great to me, especially positions 2 and 5 (neck). 2 . But both names are well spoken of in the guitar world. 1 of 2 ... but they have the one type of pickup that’s their specialty. Kinman Blues Strat Set. Lollar ST Blonde Set PA FP. Seymour Duncan Antiquity II Surf ST Set. Please Login or Register. Everything works great, ready to drop right in and play! Compared to lollar blackface (I swap pickguard with a friend), the blues special has more "flavor". Powered by Invision Community, Lollar Tweeds vs. Lollar Blackface vs. Fralin Blues. That's how the Tweed, Blonde, Blackface and Specials Strat series came to be. Lollar Special T vs. Fralin's Blues Specials Tele. Seymour Duncan Antiquity II Surf ST Set. More detail is revealed on the fralin, especially in the mids/lower mids freq. 5 . ... which is not even in the same league, so it all depends on how much beefier you want the bridge to be. I’m really struggling with my choice to upgrade a CS 63 Journeyman Strat with CS 60’s. That's how the Tweed, Blonde, Blackface and Specials Strat series came to be. Fender Eric Johnson Pickup Set. Lollar Royal T Neck. The item “Lollar loaded Warmoth tortoiseshell Strat pickguard Blackface Special 4-way” is in sale since Thursday, October 11, 2018. naar het product. Share Thread. Our philosophy on Telecaster pickups is to open up their potential. Mids and highs are exaggerated in a bluesy way. Texas flavor it is. If you can't afford it, don't need it and have no room left, buy it anyway! drywall mud/tape guys been taking 3 weeks to finish up my addition. Either one will probably sound mighty fine. Call it direct or call it collect but call it TODAY!!! I have a Fralin and Gibbo. What you loose in twang you gain in punch and rawness. I hope it stays clear before I start. I have Texas Specials in my Strat and I'm not changing them. € 319. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Which do you ... my cousin uses blondes in one strat and black faces in neck and middle with lollar special in the bridge on another strat. the combo is freaking unbelievable.   You cannot paste images directly. lollar vs. fralin Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by stubsmagee, Oct 4, 2009 . 26 . These were the stock pickups in my Don Grosh Retro Classic. However, others seem to like the Fralin's and others, but the Specials seem to fit my style (blues/rock) and the guitar. Maybe not that impressive played clean but the bridge pup alone is really something to experience with a cooking amp. You ain't kidding Z,but I think I will really get there,heat,insulation and electric are done,Sheetrock halfway.And I added a water heater to the boiler room today. Age: 63 Posts: 17,580. Visit our website … Lol So, I'm looking for something that will cut through the mix when soloing with a TS or King of Tone. The tweeds are a little less out-put, I loved the sounds of them on the acme guitar works site. The Lollar specials are a great combo, especially for rock or blues. Texas flavor it is. It gave me the Tele sound and a bit more I think that I was looking for than the G&L MFD pickups. Compared to lollar blackface (I swap pickguard with a friend), the blues special has more "flavor". Back To Top How To Buy. From what I understand, both Wolf and Lollar are really into P90s. Lollar ST Blackface Set PA FP. If you are changing out stock pickups in your Tele I don't think you'll be unhappy with either choice as Doug said, thanks for input guys really appreciate the info. However, I can't come to an opinion, so share your experiences. It's now clear again. ... Lollar ST Blackface Set PA FP. € 419. Thread starter bassmannlespaulman; Start date Jan 24, 2019; 1; 2; Next. Made with Alnico 5 magnets, 42-gauge wire, wax potted coils, and vintage style cloth covered lead wire. 2 . Reply; Lollar Special T vs. Fralin's Blues Specials Tele. The tweeds are bit more on the twangy side, while the other two are more of the SRV type sound. Additionally, Blues Specials sound very open and clear without sounding too compressed. 27 . Tried so much pickup combinations in my Nocaster (original Pickups, Fred Stuart Blackguard Set, Suhr, other Fender Custom Shops.....) and ended up with a Lollar Vintage T for Bridge and a Special T for neck. Re: Fralin vs Lollar vs Torres agreed, the fralins would be great for that but i would go for the vintage hots rather than the blues specials for mayers tone. € 319. I know the sensation I want -- I have it with my Lollar Blackface in another strat. www.facebook.com/Good-Company-the-band-193734491416405. Seymour Duncan SSL-1 Set California. Well Jim's is the best, so that's easy! My current strat has a set of Fender CS 57/62 reissues (5.6 across the board), which are great pickups. Lindy Fralin Blues Special ST-Set WH. 20 . Lollar Vintage Blackface Pickups Details. Previous Thread; Next Thread; Please make a selection first While the blackface is more neutral, with less tendency of becoming muddy in the mids/low mids. × 2 . Arghhhh! Strat tones, Tele tones, and a humbucker sound, all from one guitar. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. € 291. I may look to get a different neck pup due to ADHD I guess. Did I say mid November?that means Christmas,right?Sanding the third coat of spackle and priming this weekend.Crawling towards the finish line.... Did I post a few months back that my workbench was cleared? Lindy Fralin Blues Specials Details. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. A Texas Special or a Lollar Blackface has a resonant peak in the area of 6/7 kHz, but the SSL 3/4/5 drops all the way down to 4kHz range. The CS Shop pickups aren’t that great, especially for cutting through the mix with a band. £252. DJLantz444, May 29, 2006 in Electric Guitars. Re: P90 (Fralin vs Lollar vs SD vs Gibson) IMO Gibby P-90s are hit and miss. I'm getting ready to clean/condition some fretboards and frets. More detail is revealed on the fralin, especially in the mids/lower mids freq. When playing clean, Blues Specials sound thick and rich, especially in the lows and mids. Fralin and Lollar would be my primary choice if building new guitar orreplacing some cheap pups, but that's me. It was covered again within two weeks. By DJLantz444, May 29, 2006 in Electric Guitars. A preamp pedal? £355. € 399. Ive basically narrowed my search down to Lollar (Vintage Blackface 6.4, 6.5, 6.8) and Fralin (Vintage Hot 6, 6, 6.8).   Your previous content has been restored. € 331. € 419. My Gibbo is right about 8k and the Fralin is about 7.9k. Clear editor. 5 . Jason Lollar's Stratocaster guitar pickups were designed for specific customer requests using vintage Fender amps for reference. While the blackface is more neutral, with less tendency of becoming muddy in the mids/low mids. It a combination of a Lollar Special (approaching a P-90) and Lollar vintage tele. ... Lollar Vintage Blackface Pickups. Jason Lollar's Stratocaster guitar pickups were designed for specific customer requests using vintage Fender amps for reference. You get a rounder top end with more midrange and bottom end. Hmm, I guess I'll dive into that rabbit hole now.. New shout,same old life-still working on a music space,but I am up to electric,framing is done.Complete by mid November? 100 . Looking at a new set to replace the Fender Vintage Noiseless that came in my CS Classic Player Strat (ash body, maple neck). £209. Roll the tone control back and you'll get something close to a vintage P-90 humbucker tone. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Go to. I play mostly slightly overdriven tones in the styles of John Mayer and Jerry Garcia. Texas Specials as an example, are great pickups for the cost and more than ample to get you JM like tone if you have a D-style amp and phrase like JM.JM is known to usewhatever pickups came with his Strat andhe soundsthe same to me with every Strat, sosave your money maybe. I was watching a movie on cable and it warned the film contained "nudity, language and sexual references throughout"... i thought "it's a 'talkie' porn with footnotes?". I listened to some clips of each, and I liked all three. next will be paint, floors, electrical/plumbing finish, doors. the blondes are great but the alnico II magnets arent what you want for the tone you are looking for. Lollar ST Blonde Set PA FP. Match this neck pickup with our Special T Series® bridge pickup for higher output, increased drive for your amp, and the fullest tone when played clean of all our Tele neck pickups. Thanks. I put a Wolfetone Mean and Meaner set in a Hamer Special. maybe December? super frustrating to wake up and look at 1,100 sqf of unfinished/unusable space. Lindy Fralin Blues Special T-Style Set BK. Re: Fralin vs Lollar vs Torres agreed, the fralins would be great for that but i would go for the vintage hots rather than the blues specials for mayers tone. Lollar, Fralin, and Don Mare all make very good stuff and have big-time reps. ... Lindy Fralin Blues Special and the Lawrence Keystones are both nice pickups that I've tried.. Oct 22, 2016 #19. moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member. Often paired with our Vintage T or Royal T neck pickups to get more volume boost switching from neck to bridge. Upload or insert images from URL. € 139. € 239. I have a fralin blues special in the bridge of my partscaster and really like it a lot! Kinman Woodstock Plus Strat Set. the blondes are great but the alnico II magnets arent what you want for the tone you are looking for. Only what is pictured and described is included – if unclear, then ask to clarify. You can find this item online at the following link: € 288.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Lollar ST Special Set PA. £287. A preamp pedal, you say? × 7 . They are wound a bit hotter than the Vintage Hots, but I’ve never done a direct comparison. Very full and snappy with out too much treble. Here's my personal review of these two famous single coil pickup sets so that you can appreciate the real and subtle (or not!) 5 . It's a given that the bridge will be the heart of the sound, but our Telecaster pickup sets are designed to give you an additional tonal counterpoint in the neck and middle positions. Welcome to the forum Stan. If I get another Strat, I'd probably try something different, but definitely not noiseless. Check out our website for videos, sound files and our complete line of Stratocaster pickups! Lollar ST Special Set PA. € 319. I put a set of the Lollar blonds in a JV strat (maple board)...It made it sound alot better. By I think its overwound 3% from the standard that I have in the neck. Lindy Fralin Blues Special T-Style Set BK. Is that a pedal you buy in anticipation of getting a new amp? I put the Special T's in my ASAT Classic (chambered) and I love em. Also these pups are overwound but still dynamic and very sensitive to the nuances you put in your playing. I have the Blues Specials though in my G&L Skyhawk, which is a Strat style, and I've never thought of changing those out after 6 years. Check out our website for videos, sound files and our complete line of Stratocaster pickups! Walt - If I told my wife I'd be done a project by mid-November, she'd simply ask "What year?". Fralin Blues Special I replaced custom shop 50’s pickups with the Blues Specials. Can’t go wrong with either. I have no experience with either pup. working 1-2 days/week. The Gibbo is slightly more powerful and definitely darker, whereas the Fralin is more clear and articulate. Shout it, shout it, shout it out loud....(sorry). Paste as plain text instead, × I've got it narrowed down to the Fralin … i'm curious as what folks think about these two options. he uses a fargen modified super champ xd. 7 . Very happy with the pickups especially the bridge. Thanks! Welcome Guest. Lollar ST Blackface Set PA FP. Display as a link instead, × Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. I thought the tweeds were more versatile. 2 . Lindy Fralin Vintage Hots. Some are great others are ok. Fralin vs wolfetone vs lollar p90s. Mids and highs are exaggerated in a bluesy way. It has more twang and quack, which is what I wanted. € 228. The current CS 60's just don't sing enough for me. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. ... Fralin guy myself Have the Blues Specials, and the stock set Huge fan of Fralin Strat pickups, have quite a few sets from Lindy. Lindy Fralin Vintage Hots. I used to have these pickups in my SRV Strat, replacing stock Texas Specials. And being flat pole, I can get it closer to the strings, it's actually louder than my previous pikups (5.6k vs 6.1-6.4k). Hey..my search is over. Hi all, Im building a warmoth alder body strat and Im researching pickups. Compared to the Texas Specials, ... Lindy Fralin Blues Specials. Kinman Woodstock Plus Strat Set. 27 . This Special T Series is a higher output version of the Vintage T Series bridge pickup. They do sound like lollar's description, pick lightly and the sound is smooth and jazzy, pick harder, it captures all that rattle and sounds bright enough for blues. for a good time, call 867-5309. You can post now and register later. Lollar Tweeds vs. Lollar Blackface vs. Fralin Blues. I really liked the clips of the Tweeds, so I guess I'll try those out. I haven't found any direct comparisons , just lil 59's vs JB Jr or Fralin SP43 vs 42. Re: SD Antiquity Surfer vs Texas Hot vs Fralin vs ?? Probably one of the hybrid strat sounding neck pups.
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