just got my LOLLARS and put em in ma strat

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  1. joolzriff

    joolzriff Member

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    OMG...yeah all the hype is true,doubt if i'll buy anything else these pickups are the real deal...i got a special for the bridge and blackface neck and middle,wired it up w/ a blender set up from ACME(thanx boogieonguitar) i'm just set.........i cant elaborate enough how good and articulate these are...they make my duncans and dimarzios and fenders feel asleep w/ a blanket over them.........impressed
     
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    Joolz

    I know how you feel it's like a shroud has been lifted and a veil removed.
    I'm discovering new worlds!

    Which Strat did you mod and what amp are you running through?

    I can't stop smiling ear to ear it's so sweet

    EnJoY ThE MuSiC
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  3. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    that is good to hear man...i'm thinking about getting a Heritage 137 w/ Lollars...i think it will sound fantastic...glad you like them!!!
     
  4. skeeterbuck

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    I never met a Lollar pickup that I didn't like. When I'm looking for a replacement pu, I go and check out Jason's site first.

    His service is also first rate. :AOK

    Congrats and enjoy.
     
  5. dhdfoster

    dhdfoster Silver Supporting Member

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    Love my Lollar Tele pickups. I really wish that he would make a "p90" in a humbucker casing. Fralin, Seymour Duncan, Stephens Design, Harmonic Design, and GFS are obviously doing pretty well with that niche. I think Jason would come up with something stellar.
     
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    i've been very pleased with my jazz bass set from jason...so much so that i considered buying lollars for a tele parts build, but my situation is such right now that i really need 'noiseless' variety

    later on, i'll likely either have a 'nocaster' clone built up or swap some lollars in this one

    i'm also pondering some imperials for my les paul...i'm impressed with his product:BluesBros
     
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    Nothing but praise for my Lollar Blackfaces.
     
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    I share your excitement! I have a set of "Dirty Blondes" with Acme blender pot assembly waiting to go into my first Parts-o-caster build. The body is being painted by a local artist and I can't wait to put it together and try it out.
     
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    I have the same set (BF/BF/Special) in my American Standard - those and a callaham block really transformed the guitar (there had been a set of Fralin Vintage Hots in there for the preceeding 15 years). Big improvement - a very beautifully balanced set of pickups.
     
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    I have Lollars in 2 Custom Shop Strats. The Blackface pickups are my favorites. And the Lollar P90's in a Collings 290; they're real nice! I don't think Jason makes a bad pickup.
     
  12. joolzriff

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    i just bought a used torino red clapton strat and it looked way too starsky and hutch for me(red n white) so i put a gold anodized pickguard on it w/ black lollars.....i currently have a wizard amp but the band i'm using the strat w/ want me to use their fender blues deluxe amp(godawful)..and thats so hard getting a good sound out of that thing..loads of overdrive and NO susutain.....these lollars are a bit microphonic so i may send them back to get potted some more as jason once said he could do that...i play w/ drive alot
     
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    TD_Madden Gold Supporting Member

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    Wow, lots of love for the Lollars!

    Unfortunately I may have gotten a lemon-set of P90s...way too much hum (compared to the Seymour Duncans) and too "hi-fi" for me. Specs look right, but again, different strokes I guess.
     
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    After the repoting if your still not happy I would take a look at Peter Florance's stuff. I wasn't going to plug his work cause you sounded satisfied but if you aren't you owe it too youself to give VooDoo a look see.

    I think he has 6 stock strat flavors and any number of variations there of custom.

    I hope re potting does it for you.

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    The Lollar 52 T's made my Affinity BSB Tele, sound like a "REAL" 52RI!
     
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    My experience with Jason's P-90s, also - the "Hi-fi" can be a very good thing in the right guitar, but I was lookinmg for a more authentic P-90 tone and found it in spades with a Curt Novak set. Just about every P90 I've tried has been pretty noisy, with the exception of the Harmonic Design.
     
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    waiting to assemble my strat loaded with blondes. its my first decent strat i have ever had so i am excited/nervous
     
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    Lollar Blondes are fantastic. Alnico II magnets are the ticket in Strats I think.
     
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    got a lollar vintage in the neck and an early GVCG/lollar in the bridge of my parts tele and its holds its own with my humbucker guitars in terms of fatness.
     
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    Woohoo, that lasted almost 24 hours :D

    https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/356887

    The Lollars are killer pups, try his buckers in your rig of choice.
     

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