GTIN. Abby worked as a Fender Custom Shop winder, her pickups are renown for sounding exceptional. These pickups are very well-balanced, articulate (even with a lot of gain), and very much convey that classic strat tone we all know and love. The original pickups had extremely bad 60 cycle hum. I'm normally a very positive person that doesn't complain about things, but my profound feeling of buyer's remorse compels me to share my experience. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I particularly like the neck pickup sound, but all three sound distinctively different and very good. It sounded very wrong in switch position 4 (bridge + middle) because the polarity was backwards. Style: ... but for the price I paid for premium "custom shop," pickups, they should be flawless. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. When tested this pickup showed infinite resistance indicating a broken coil. Fender Custom '69 Stratocaster Pickups ... but for the price I paid for premium "custom shop," pickups, they should be flawless. Save this search. All the vintage vibe without the noise. Fender Custom Shop Abby 69 Pickups Loaded Strat Pickguard Aged Cream 11 Hole USA. I wired the pickups in the Dan Armstrong blend configuration (see Guitar Player magazine Feb 1987) and installed a TBX tone pot. Almost bought them at Fender's website until I saw the price here. Not only are these a vast improvement tonally over the standard single coiled in my '97 strat but they're also much smoother and quieter the the N3 versions I have in another strat. There are some Strat purists out there that complain that noiseless pickups don't give as authentic of a tone as the original Strat pickups. Five stars for great price, great sound; minus one star for having to return the first set. I bought these to replace the stock pickups in my Levinson Blade guitar (a Strat copy with higher quality). © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, Reviewed in the United States on April 26, 2019. I installed them in my '94 Mexican Stratocaster (the first guitar I ever had), and run that through a Vox A15 with a little overdrive... and that's the last single coil guitar I'll be having. Not only is the noise gone (95% of it), but the tone is very authentic. Being a father of three, I don't have many "toys," nor do I usually spend money on things that I want. Reviewed in the United States on August 18, 2015. About this product. Make offer - Genuine USA Fender Strat Custom Shop 69 Stratocaster Pickup Set of 3 NEW Hand Wound Telecaster Pickup Set Late 60s Raised D&G 42g Heavy Formvar 1967 69 £170.00 The new set sounds great. $209.89. I know, because this was the 3rd set of pickups I installed in my guitar ('06 Clapton Strat). Fender Custom Shop '69 Stratocaster pickups produce one of the most revered guitar sounds in popular music history-the full, punchy late-'60s blues rock tone that ruled the era from Monterey on the West Coast to Woodstock on the East Coast. I was even able to keep the same pickup covers on these to keep the original look of my guitar. Excellent to mint condition Fender relic recreation of a worn 1969 Strat. 0717669510466, 0684191200410. AU $379.00. However, the number two switch position (bridge and middle) sounds pathetic and the lower bass strings sound dead and subdued when that position is engaged. A completely non-functional neck p'up that read continuous continuity (broken internal wire, no resistance). It's that type of tone like the guitar that plays the solo in the 1965 song 'Nowhere Man' by the Beatles (which I believe is a Stratocaster). Paired with a quality orange drop cap, Fender pots and switches, quality wire, and shielding- my old inexpensive strat clone impresses good guitarists that play it. Overall, after waiting 10 YEARS for my Texas Specials, and purchasing something "nice," for myself instead of for my family, I find myself very disappointed and wishing I had spent the money on some Seymour Duncans or other aftermarket quality pickup. Discover amazing local deals on Fender custom shop for sale Quick & hassle-free shopping with Gumtree, ... Hi For sale are 3 Fender Custom Shop Fat 60's Stratocaster Pickups in White. No, these are not the best choice for metal, but that's not what these were designed for. THE SOUND OF WOODSTOCK: As Heard on various Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster guitars. Josefina Hand-Wound Custom '69 Stratocaster® Pickup Set. The Sound of Woodstock. The middle pickup is RWRP for hum free 2nd and 4th switch positions. Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2017. 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