Does this pickup exist?

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  1. Doodad

    Doodad Member

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    Is there such a thing as a humbucking p-90 that can then be split with a push-pull to be a regular p-90? But sounds more like a humbucker when unsplit.
     
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    I just read something about this in Premier Guitar or some info from NAMM. I think one of the larger companies like Seymour Duncan or Dimarzio is actually making something like this. However, some people will argue that a P90 is just a single coil pickup in a bigger housing. I know we all realize that it has it's own unique tone, but I think that's why many companies offer 4 conductor wiring to split their humbuckers into single coils.
     
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    They have some on the Washburn Idol WI66 PROG. I had the guitar but sold it only because it felt small compared to Fenders. It was a cool guitar but pups were kinda noisy, even for P90's. I was going to shield it but she's gone now.
     
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    I have a set of P90's. They don't sound at all P90's when in humbucking mode (they are either very hot and modern if the coils are in series or more vintage if they are in parallel), but they sound like P90's when split. I don't like the bridge one all that much, but the neck is a winner IMO.

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    I got this together a couple weeks ago now. Sounds great.

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