Fender Roadworn 50's telecaster pickup choice

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  1. Cem

    Cem Member

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    Hi,

    I'm planning to change the pickups in my Roadworn 50's tele.

    I'm in between with Suhr Classic T set and Dimarzio Twang King set.

    What do you think?

    I really don't like the output and freq response of the neck pickup of the TEX MEX set it's so weak and powerless (Not outputwise) bridge is actually OK. But not really perfect at all.
     
  2. Braunzo

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    What year is it? Because the two I have from the first run are fantastic sounding. Anyone else around here that wound up with one left them stock.
     
  3. Cem

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    It's 2008.
     
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    Also thinking about Bare Knuckles and Lollars :(
     
  5. Bikedude

    Bikedude Gold Supporting Member

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    I have a set of Lollar 52's in an Affinity Tele, and they sound fantastic. I also went with a Lindy Fralin Unbucker and Blues S/C (bridge) Pickup system with a 5way Tonestyler Switch in my RW Tele(blonde). I had Acmeguitarworks do the work when they were still doing guitar mods. This Fralin system is actually quite fun to play, and there are a variety of sounds. The Fralin Blues single coil sounds especially nice in my Roadworn.
     
  6. JohnK24

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    Personally, after hearing one in a store and watching several videos, I don't think there is a finer sounding tele pickup (or tele) than the Suhr Classic T.

     

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