Fender Cobalt Noiseless pick ups for tele...thoughts?

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  1. eyeball987

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    I have a MIM tele that has become my favorite guitar. I don't dislike the pickups but am considering swapping them with the Cobalts. Does anyone have any experience with these?
     
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    I have them in my US Dlx Ash Tele and they sound great to me, very quiet as well.
    Not sure how much "vintage mojo" they are considered to have, however, I'm only concerned whether they sound good or not.
     
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    I am not really concerned about "vintage mojo" either. I would like a touch more output overall and less noise when using gain.
     
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    Yep - I have 'em in my American Dlx. Ash Tele as well, and they sound excellent. A bit louder and a touch hotter than 'vintage' pickups, but they give you the Tele tones for sure all while being noise-free.

    -Ben
     
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    Exactly what I use them for ... sample right here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb4JsTOGsFs
     
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    I had them in my tele, and the bridge went microphonic on me
    I switched The bridge to an Area T from DiMarzio, I still have the SCN in the neck. It sounds great now. Really good. Both pickups
     
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    I had Noiseless in a Fender CS Classic Player Strat. I relly liked the idea of Noiseless, but in the end they sounded... sterile. I'd seriously weigh your desire for good tone vs the noiseless concept. In my mind they are almost mutually exclusive. Althoguth I havent tried the Suhr system.
     

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