Anyone here use the Kinman Woodstock Plus pickups? What do you think of them? I've been muling over whether to replace my EMG SA's with those.
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What do you like about the Woodstock more than the Hank Marvins??bspears said:Replaced my Kinman Hank Marvins with the Woodstocks and I could not be happier. I need to find a place to park the Marvins.:AOK
oxtone said:Also, did any of you guys get the Solder-less Kinman's, and/or the Neck Pickup Mix Pot, which enables 7+ sounds?
Hendrix99,Hendrix99 said:I did. I don't use the 7 way all that much though. A huge improvement from my stock texas specials. Really easy to install, too.:BEER
Jon, I have the AVn Blues set and the regular Woodstock set. The Blues are 'aged' and the Woodstocks are 'new', so they're a bit brighter, with a touch more clarity and detail. I like having both sets for the variety.I have a set of the AVn Blues on one of my strats and I like it. What might I be missing??
It's not too many choices at all - far from it. It gives you the neck + bridge combo, which is the Tele sound, and it's beautiful - also similar to a Les Paul in the middle position - very useful. Plus you get all three pickups together, which is very chimey and bell-like and great for rhythm tones - a bit quacky, but more refined - beautiful with chorus. Both are excellent additions to the 5 standard choices.Do you think the 7 way is just too many choices? I'm pretty much OK with just a 5 way switch. What sounds on the 7 way are usable? Are there any that are not? I've heard you can get a "Tele" type sound mixing the bridge and neck pickups.