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Post by corsair on Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:12 am

Anyone got any of these that are surplus to requirements??

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Post by Barry on Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:16 pm

Whatcher up to then, ya naughty boy? Naughty

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Post by corsair on Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:53 am

Right. Don has sent me a set from a kit Tele he built some time ago, - thanks, bro!! -  and the readings are just over 6KΩ for the bridge and 5.77KΩ for the neck. How do these stack up? Are they there or thereabouts??

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Post by Barry on Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:18 pm

I don't have a "real" Telecaster, but my Vintage brand Tele with Wilkinson brand pups read
6.29KΩ and 5.45KΩ

Trevor Wilkinson claims these are based on the original specs obtained directly from Leo hisself.

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Post by Westbone on Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:48 pm

What are the ones you aquired ceramic or alnico?
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Post by corsair on Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:58 pm

Westbone wrote:What are the ones you aquired ceramic or alnico?

More than I could tell you; I'll find out. Is there a difference in sound? Do they process the string vibration differently?

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Post by Westbone on Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:16 pm

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Post by Westbone on Mon Jul 04, 2016 2:55 pm

Do you know what you have yet? said Rolf,,Laughing

Ceramics at those readings will sound like dog dirt, sorry doggy poop!
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Post by Barry on Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:29 pm

I'm guessing Alnico since they're very close to mine. Smile

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Post by Westbone on Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:16 pm

Barry wrote:I'm guessing Alnico since they're very close to mine. Smile
Kit guitars usually have cheap pups, but who gives a flying,,,
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Post by Fairchild on Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:29 pm

Just popped mine out to check em....52 AVRI was 7.3k at bridge 52 hot rod was 7.9k. at bridge...

52 neck was 7.1k and Hot rod was 6.4k off that Seymore duncan mini-hum....which I'm sure is no help whatsoever...

personally can't tell much of a difference between the two at the bridge...

hope it helps! Very Happy
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Post by Barry on Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:36 pm

Westbone wrote:
Barry wrote:I'm guessing Alnico since they're very close to mine. Smile
Kit guitars usually have cheap pups, but who gives a flying,,,

Not a kit, and not "cheap" at all Damian, and they're Alnico:
Telecaster pickups?? Wilkinson%20-korean%20single%20coil%20WTVB%20-on%20the%20Tele_zpssykoxm4j

Telecaster pickups?? Wilkinson%20-korean%20single%20coil%20WTVN%20-on%20the%20Tele_zpsdcpy8ggr
                               

As I mentioned earlier, Trev Wilkinson has stated these were built to Leo Fender's specs. Apparently they had a good relationship.

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Post by Westbone on Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:15 pm

corsair wrote:Right. Don has sent me a set from a kit Tele he built some time ago, - thanks, bro!! -  and the readings are just over 6KΩ for the bridge and 5.77KΩ for the neck. How do these stack up? Are they there or thereabouts??
Was referring to the above.
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Post by corsair on Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:31 am

Westbone wrote:
corsair wrote:Right. Don has sent me a set from a kit Tele he built some time ago, - thanks, bro!! -  and the readings are just over 6KΩ for the bridge and 5.77KΩ for the neck. How do these stack up? Are they there or thereabouts??
Was referring to the above.

Yep.. understood that! And I'm not expecting miracles.....

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Post by Westbone on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:30 am

Barry wrote:
Westbone wrote:
Kit guitars usually have cheap pups, but who gives a flying,,,

Not a kit, and not "cheap" at all Damian, and they're Alnico:
Telecaster pickups?? Wilkinson%20-korean%20single%20coil%20WTVB%20-on%20the%20Tele_zpssykoxm4j

Telecaster pickups?? Wilkinson%20-korean%20single%20coil%20WTVN%20-on%20the%20Tele_zpsdcpy8ggr
                               

As I mentioned earlier, Trev Wilkinson has stated these were built to Leo Fender's specs. Apparently they had a good relationship.
Those Wilkinsons are very decent pups indeed.
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Post by Barry on Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:53 am

Ah, yes. My error in reading the way was quoted. Smile

Unusually rich looking finish on that Tele Damian.
And I think those compensated saddles are probably the best thing to happen to Teles since God invented the G string—which was chronically out of tune on the "classic" bridges.

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