Anyone using a RIO GRANDE set w/RWRP in their Tele?

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  1. Maction

    Maction Member

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    I just bought a black '52 reissue, and I want a little more oomph from my pickups.

    I was looking around, and I saw that Rio Grande's Muy Grande Tele set has the neck RWRP. so, supposedly the center position on the three-position switch would be humbucking.

    I've read that unless pickups are the same size/output, that RWRP won't actually be hum canceling.

    so, does anyone have experience with this specific set? if not, anything similar?

    :confused:
     
  2. dzeitlin

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    I have a set of Muy Grandes in my ASAT. They are hum free in the in-between. They are great pickups that approach P90 tones/volume.
     
  3. Maction

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    thanks! just what I was looking for :D
     
  4. dzeitlin

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    They are also very quiet on their own.
     
  5. pokey

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    I just replaced the stock pickups in my 52ri with Rio's. I have the Big Bottom set (Muy Grande bridge/Tallboy neck) and they really woke the guitar up. A 4-way switch works great with that set. They are relatively quiet.
     
  6. guitarmook

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    pokey diddit right... the big bottom set and the 4-way switch...just do it that way...

    :dude
     
  7. Maction

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    four way switch, eh?

    so it goes:

    bridge / bridge + neck series / bridge + neck parallel / neck

    or no?
     
  8. pokey

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    You can wire it anyway you want. Mine is different than this example in the LINK in that position 3 is series and position 4 is neck
     
  9. big mike

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    Love the Rio's.
    Got a tallboy set in my tele, and have never looked back.
     
  10. guitarmook

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    Mine is bridge / brige+neck parallel / neck / bridge+neck series... so that all the way forward and all the way back are the 'soloing' positions (easy to hit)...
     

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