What pickups should I put in my tele?

The Top 11 Telecaster Pickups Reviewed

  1. Fender Pure Vintage ’64 Telecaster Pickups.
  2. Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Telecaster Pickups.
  3. EMG T SYSTEM Prewired Telecaster Pickups.
  4. Tonerider TRT2 Hot Classics Telecaster Pickups.
  5. Lindy Fralin Blues Special Telecaster Pickups.
  6. Fender Tex-Mex Telecaster Pickups.

What pickups did Jimmy Page use in his Telecaster?

ThroBak T-’59 MXV Tele Pickup Tones This tone was favored by greats like Jimmy Page with his 1959 Telecaster, showcased in the Led Zeppelin I LP and the Led Zeppelin IV Stairway to heaven solo.

What are hand wound pickups?

Hand Winding/Hand Wound It would be commonly accepted among pickup winders that “hand wound” means that the traverse of the wire back and forth on the machine spun bobbin is hand-guided. With so many winds of such fine wire and with precision being a necessity, a machine is necessary to spin the bobbin.

Can you put Strat pickups in a tele?

As you probably know, you can’t simply put a Stratocaster bridge pickup into a standard Telecaster bridge because of the different mounting systems and sizes. A Tele bridge pickup usually has three mounting holes, while Strat pickups have only two.

Are Tex Mex Tele pickups good?

5.0 out of 5 stars Great tone on a budget! These pickups are a great upgrade to an import tele style guitar whether it’s a Chinese or Mexican made instrument. You get great tele twang and bite with a little snarl when you want it.

Are Fleor pickups any good?

5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely good pickup for the price. I am very pleasantly surprised with this pickup. It does have an alnico 5 magnet. I recently bought another fleor ceramic neck humbucker extremely similar to this one, so far the only difference is the magnet, the DC resistance is exactly the same.

Why did Jimmy Page put mirrors on his Telecaster?

“I got to the point where I wanted to consecrate this guitar and really make it my own,” Page said in an interview at the Fender factory in Corona Calif. Page added eight round mirrors to the body of the guitar to give it a kinetic element In February 1967.

Was Stairway to Heaven solo played on a Telecaster?

The extended Jimmy Page guitar solo in the song’s final section was played for the recording on a 1959 Fender Telecaster given to him by Jeff Beck (an instrument he used extensively with the Yardbirds) plugged into a Supro amplifier, although in an interview he gave to Guitar World magazine, Page also claimed, “It …

Do hand wound pickups sound better?

Hand wound won’t make a difference. But the type of winding will. I have a set of Bare Knuckle pickups which are scatter wound which translates to clarity in chords.

How do you scatter a wound pick up?

“Scatter Winding” (Also called “Random Wrap”) – a machine spins the bobbin, and the magnet wire goes through the hands of an operator (named Seymour) who distributes the wire along the bobbin in an intentional scattered or random pattern. All scatter wound pickups are hand wound.

Are Tele and Strat necks interchangeable?

It’s always best to match these shapes correctly. In a pinch, a Strat neck will fit and intonate in a Tele-shaped pocket, but the reverse is not true. A Tele-shaped neck heel will not fit in a Strat-shaped pocket, because its squared corners prevent it from fully inserting into the rounded end.

What kind of pickup do I need for a tele?

It has no audible effect on the overall sound.) A slightly hotter wind but still the traditional Telecaster neck pickup sound – A clear, warm sound with smooth mid frequencies. The soft attack of the Alnico 2 magnets is ideal for a warm, sweet tele sound.

Is it possible to make a custom Telecaster pickup?

I’ve tried to create Telecaster pickups & replacement sets that chime with certain styles & periods in music but often once you place an order, I’ll discuss how we can make the pickup custom to you – If that means over/underwinding a little, different outputs etc etc then no problem, it can be done – they’re your pickups, for your guitar.

What kind of Fender Telecaster pickups did Scien use?

1968 Epic Series Paisley Telecaster Pickups. The first year offered by fender, these Paisley print telecaster pickups capture their essence and clarity. Rare to come by, we destroyed one for scien…

What kind of neck pickup for a tele guitar?

Mini Humbucker Neck Pickup For Tele. Wound with 42ga Plain Enamel, Alnico 5 Magnet, Chrome Cover. Our neck pickup is wound to 6.4k which provides a nice, clean, and crunchy compression. These are “The Limited” pickups have been produced exclusively for OEM guitar manufacturers and is now available to you.