I'd recommend the bridge although it is a tad bright for me, the neck I'd recommend something else. That sound was created largely by the two single coil pickups. Get it in front of 160+ million buyers. Built to vintage '59 specs except they are reverse wound for noiseless middle position. Great deals on Golden Age Guitar Pickups. I've been running this set in my tele for about a year, I've used the factory set and a set of Seymour Duncan quarter pounder and while the SD QP set were good they weren't that vintage tele sound. I don't think they're better than the Fender TexMex which are usually $55 for a set, in fact you could get Fender Custom Shop Tele pickups for under $100. Remember, your satisfaction is guaranteed. The neck pickup lacking treble was my only reason for not voting 5 stars. The improved version of the classic Fender Strat Bridge, The most consistent, top quality Strat® replacement body on the market today. In case you haven’t noticed, we are living in the golden age of custom pickups. Great price and quality. 4. Would compare these to Seymour Duncan’s Antiquity minus the ‘aged look’. With this pick up your music remains limitless and … Will certainly use another one of these for my next kit build or upgrade. Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. About us. Discussion in 'Hardware, Electronics & Parts' started by piman, Nov 13, 2014. piman Active Member. Here are our picks of the best Telecaster neck pickups that are ideal for vintage-voiced chimes, that P-90 bite, or heavier modern tones. Vintage vibe, great price! Golden Age Pickup Kit for Tele Neck, With Alnico 5 Magnets Visit the Golden Age Store. This gives you hum-cancelling output in the middle position of a 3-way pickup selector switch (when combined with the bridge pickup). As well as If I purchase one rwrp p 90 will that cancel the hum on both? A pickup is essentially a metal coil wrapped around magnetic pole pieces that creates a magnetic field to reproduce frequencies. It sounds like a Telecaster pickup is supposed to sound like! There is a lot you can do with this pickup. Have acquired a set of the "Golden Age Parsons Street Humbuckers" (Alnico 2 - #5408s) Pups from Stewart-McDonald for a double neck I am building. 100% sound improvement. The vintage-spec baseplate is for building or repairing a Tele® bridge pickup. Golden Age Flatwork and Baseplate for Tele Bridge Pickup. Watch. Fender Custom Shop Twisted Tele Fender’s own solution to getting Strat-like clarity from a Telecaster neck pickup involves a taller bobbin, alnico V magnets, 42 AWG wire and a nickel silver cover. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. I don’t even notice an increase in noise without the cover. Watch. But a strat does just fine too. We look forward to hearing back from you and can't thank you enough for this helpful feedback. 2 Fender Vintage Noiseless Tele Pickups. $36.99. Replaced the pickups that came with the Stew Mac tele kit (which were junk.. sorry guys, but they were). See similar items. This guitar makes me happy now. A great price point. I have been playing guitar for a long time and I know what aTelecaster is supposed to sound like. Heck, pickups can sound drastically different from year to … Add to that a flat 12"-radius fretboard, locking tuners, and added stability, and this Tele … share. Very microphonic. Porter 9T Tele Pickup (Bridge) Like the Fralin, the Porter 9T will add muscle to your Tele’s tone. Fender still makes some great pickups for Tele, but if you want to differentiate yourself from the thousands of off-the-shelf Tele players out there, the best place to start, and the most bang for your buck, is personalizing your pickups. Responsive to dynamics and controls on the guitar these pick ups can be shaped to taste with use of eq very versatile for wide spread use. Golden Age Bridge Pickup for Tele Polepieces: Alnico 5 magnets with north polarity and 2-1/8" (53.97mm) spread. These pickups bring back that sound. DON'T MISS A BEAT, sign up for StewMac news, Exclusive: 10% OFF Waverly Anniversary String Winder, Sound Synergies LECTRICare Contact Cleaner, Premium Wiring Kit for Telecaster with 4-way Switch, Find the proper fret position with the official Stewart-MacDonald Fret Calculator, Stewart-MacDonald is PCI compliant and validated for secure e-commerce. Vintage dimensions allow easy installation in standard bodies. The Golden Age pickups sold by StewMac aren't the Schaller pups used in Heritage's are they? It has a mid-6K output, dual ceramic bar magnets, adjustable poles and a responsive character that reacts to your pick attack and volume knob. If you would like to speak with our Customer Support Team about a refund or replacement for this product, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-848-2273. Comes with option of short or long arm For Tremolo. Comes with option of short or long arm For Tremolo. The mounting holes on pick-up do not match up with the holes on bridge. The Golden Age Neck Pickup for Tele is supplied with a traditional metal cover. The neck pickup is dull and weak. Our Tele models feature Alnico 5 polepieces and vintage specifications to take your Telecaster® back half a century! I bought them as a set for over $120. Joined: Oct 28, 2014 Messages: 191 Likes Received: 41. I'd either go with Fender or upgrade to Lollar or someone else for tele pickups. Stewmac Golden Age pickups for Tele. We have sent you an email so that we can work on making this right. StewMac Golden Age Pickups? Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Tele pickups. Hi Mike, Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. By Jonathan Horsley (Total Guitar) 03 November 2020. Pro-Tube Lipstick Pickups, Gloss black - Kwikplug™ Ready. These pickups are terrific. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! Nothing too fancy, but certainly gets the job done. What I look for in my tele sound is clarity a sound that allows the guitar to sing through the pick ups like a vocalist sings through a microphone and the golden age set does just that! Vintage Noiseless pickups deliver hum-free classic '60s Tele sound that complements the Deluxe Telecaster Thinline's acoustic resonance, while 4-way pickup switching offers an extended range of tone. Strat-Talk.com is an independent, member supported forum and is not affiliated with Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Put these in a cheap guitar and now it rocks! There's nothing wrong with the golden age pickups, they act just like early fender tele pickups. 0 comments. I had to lower the bridge pickup and raise the neck to try to get close to matching volume and can't get much articulation out of the neck pickup even with the tone cranked all the way up. DON'T MISS A BEAT, sign up for StewMac news, Exclusive: 10% OFF Waverly Anniversary String Winder, Premium Wiring Kit for Telecaster with 4-way Switch, Find the proper fret position with the official Stewart-MacDonald Fret Calculator, Stewart-MacDonald is PCI compliant and validated for secure e-commerce. Get the biting twang that helped forge rock, country and blues. Stew Mac always provides good instructions for installation. The improved version of the classic Fender Strat Bridge, The most consistent, top quality Strat® replacement body on the market today. Huge difference at a reasonable price. It is reverse-wound, with reverse-polarity. Got one to sell? $79.99. In roughly the same price range, though, definitely check out Carvin, GFS, Bill Lawrence, and even some Dimarzio's are … $85 for a set seems like a good deal and the reviews on most are pretty good. Just reply to that message when you get a chance and our customer service team will take care of everything. You May Also Like. Are they any good? Build or repair pickups with these authentic '50s parts! The other important thing to remember is that Tele pickups from the ’50s sound wildly different than from the ’60s, and so on. No more squeal. Pro-Tube Lipstick Pickups, Chrome - Kwikplug™ Ready. Love the sounds this pickup produces. Our Tele models feature Alnico 5 polepieces and vintage specifications to take your Telecaster® back half a century! Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. Stewmac Golden Age tele pups. Humbucking Bridge for Telecaster in Chrome. From stu mac I ordered a 7K Golden Age pickup, tele wiring kit and a shielding kit . Our Tele models feature Alnico 5 polepieces and vintage specifications to take your Telecaster ® back half a century! The bridge pickup squeals at high volumes, and when you use a distortion pedal. See similar items. ... (new old stock) from the early 90's...."The Golden Age of Metal" Brand new...never used..All Brass with Steel saddles. Guitarfetish Price $ 40.95 In Stock . Vintage vibe, great price! I used the golden age pickups 1 night, than bought a set of Fender Texas specials to replace them. Played these with my Vintage Sound 22sc, Benson Preamp pedal and EQ cables. The bridge pickup sounds great though; not ear-piercingly bright. Free shipping. I was surprised by the quality in the making of this piece and the quality of sound it produces. These are great pickups. The stock ceramic pickups in my MIM standard tele are terrible noisy with "no" noise cancelling, even in … I do think the tele neck pickup is fatter sounding than the strat pickup--generally speaking. They're a great upgrade for guitars with weak or muddy stock pickups, at a great price. The Fender Telecaster has been well-known for over 60 years. After I installed the golden age pickups, I was reminded of what the original fender pickups sounded like in my 70 and 71 tele. Change Those Pickups! Great all around. Why 2020 marks a new golden age for Fender. I copied the stu mac wiring diagram and it seems to be somewhat different for … put these in the new tele that I just finished and WOW what pop !!! These are detected by the pickup when your electric guitar strings vibrate as you’re playing and then amplified. Prone to feedback. The bridge pickup is bright and loud and the neck pickup is mellow without being muddy. Randall used the … 6 Saddle Steel Humbucking Bridge for TE Style guitars in Chrome, with Rectangular Saddles, 2-1/16" string spacing. Price: $28.72 & FREE Shipping: Build your own guitar pickups from the ground up: go for the vintage sound or wind it your own way for custom tone The Little 59 tele pickup lets you play a variety of music styles, it is a very versatile pickup. We're sorry to hear our Golden Age Pickup Set for Tele wasn't right for your project. The bridge pickup on my early teles did the same thing. Is yours a MIM "standard" strat with the stock "ceramic" magnet pickups? The tone is fantastic, rich, perfect for jazz. You can play jazz, country music, blues, classic rock, funk, and heavy rock. Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Tele pickups. Golden Age Pickup Set for Tele Vintage vibe, great price! Golden Age Humbucker, Black exposed coils, neck. Well-built, and a good sound. The set is not a good match for each other. The bridge pickup is bright, hot, twangy, and has a lot of that classic tele sound. Free shipping. save. $20.71. Vintage noiseless wiring and treble neovin telecaster fender n3 diagram pickup custom diagrams 1963 gen 4 pickups 1994 25 tips mods Vintage Noiseless Wiring And Treble Bleed Telecaster Guitar Forum Diagram Neovin Noiseless Telecaster Wiring Full Version Hd Quality Swatdiagram Imemagneti It Diagram Fender Telecaster N3 Wiring Full Version Hd Quality Jegmechanical … Hi Raymond, Thank you for your honest feedback. I've included two videos here, one is me playing some straight ahead style stuff on my tele, which I think has more than a passable "Golden Age" jazz sound. Fast & Free shipping on many items! StewMac replaced a faulty pickup with no hassle whatsoever. The pickups that came with the kit have ceramic magnets and aren't very good. A solid all-arounder. The middle pickup is reverse wound, reverse polarity to provide hum-canceling operation in positions 2 & 4, along with the perfect clucky in-between sound. I removed the cover, and now the neck pickup is exactly what I look for in a neck pickup: zaftig and articulate. Used a mod I found on youtube to have the front position on the neck pickup, the rear on the bridge and the two middle positions series and parallel. 2 watching. Humbucking Bridge for Telecaster in Chrome. The bridge on the other hand reqiures the tone to be rolled back a bit. We hand file the flatwork, assemble, and lacquer the bobbin just as it was done during Fender’s Golden Age. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. 2015 W. Laburnum Ave, 2nd Floor Richmond VA 23227 | (804) 358-2699 | [email protected] I installed the set in my Mex Made telecaster and put on flat wound strings with a wound third string. As a Telecaster with three pickups rather than the traditional two, this model features special five way "Strat-o-Tele" switching that delivers the neck pickup alone, the bridge pickup alone, and three different parallel dual-pickup combinations. I love these pups !!!!!! Free shipping. I bought these pickups to replace the pickups in the tele kit I bought from stew mac. Golden Age pickups continue to amaze and impress guitarists. Fits our Tele flatwork included in this set, and most Tele pickups built over the last 50 years. Installed these on my Tele with cts pro pots and a 4-way switch. ... GOLDEN AGE ALNICO 5 TELECASTER PICKUPS, NECK & BRIDGE, #5411, #5410. If so it will sound way more musical with the Golden Age A5 pickups and probably be "way" quieter. Just like how they were done way back then. I would recommend the Golden Age pickup. Make your Squier Stratocaster play like an American Fender with a few simple upgrades - these three tips focus on tuning stability to help propel your Squier guitar into the big leagues. One thing it was always famous for is the unique sound, especially the ones that were made pre-64. Reelin' In The Years – Elliot Randall (Can't Buy A Thrill, 1972) 1963 Stratocaster. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. I purchased a golden age neck tele pickup and two parson street originals from stew mac and I was wondering if there are any issues I should be aware of when wiring these to a 5 way switch? CONTACT. Guitarfetish Price Starting at $ 26.95 In Stock . ... (new old stock) from the early 90's...."The Golden Age of Metal" Brand new...never used..All Brass with Steel saddles. Second, if the bridge pickup uses rubber grommets (tubing) as tension devices (rather than springs), and these have shrunken due to age or over-tightening, you might need to replace them. They sound good. If you’re having problems, give them a call. Get these pickups. KP - Gold Pro Tube Lipstick Bridge Pickup, Fits Tele® - Kwikplug™ Ready. Great product for the price. Not as much presence or treble as I was expecting particularly on the neck pickup. Sounds head and shoulders above other more expensive pickups I've purchased elsewhere. Pretty decent pickup, for the money. Nice clean telecaster tone with a bite to it when needed...great country style tone. 6 Saddle Steel Humbucking Bridge for TE Style guitars in Chrome, with Rectangular Saddles, 2-1/16" string spacing. We are sorry to hear that the Golden Age Pickups for Tele did not work for you as expected. They sound great (one of the best tones I have ever had) but I play in an environment that does not allow for any single coil hum. The wool is just a turn of the tone knob away when I need it. To contact the forum owner hit the Contact Us link. That's my opinion. Do it. 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