Lollar pickups

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by lv, May 22, 2006.


  1. lv

    lv Supporting Member

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    Incredible. Had a Nash that came with them - closest thing I've heard to an old 50's strat, where it has sparkle, but the top is rounded off at the same time. Sounds crazy, but those who have played old guitars might know what I'm trying to describe. My next strat will have these, just need to figure out which set, Any thoughts? I need to find out what set came in the Nash.
     
  2. KeithC

    KeithC Silver Supporting Member

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    My all time favorite set of Strat pups is the Lollar Blonde's.
     
  3. Enjoyer

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    Contact Bill at Nash directly. I'm sure he can tell you which p/u's are on the guitar you are referencing. If I am not mistaken, Nash uses several different p/u's.
    Contact info follows:

    Nashguitars
    3116 Maringo Road
    Olympia, WA 98501

    Toll Free 1-877-GUITAR6
    Int'l 360-753-6124
    Fax 360-753-6137

    Email Bill@Nashguitars.com

    I am a total Lollar fan.
     
  4. ROKY

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    Sounds like it might be the Tweed model .

    Description :
    Vintage Tweed StratocasterTM Pickup,

    "Alnico 2 flat poles, scatter wound. Voiced for most Tweed amps. Smooth top end with lower output, very clean. Calibrated sets available, 4.85–5.35K. RWRP for humbucking operation in position 2+4."
     
  5. smilefan

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    Ditto, the Blondes are my favs too.
    The most classically "vintage Strat"
    of all his sets.

    That's what's in my Anderson HDTC

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Flyin' Brian

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    Don't forget his P-90s. I have a Heritage H-137 with them....amazing tone and sustains forever
     
  7. Thazy

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    I have a set of Lollar Specials in my '69 CS Strat and they sound great. I bit less vintage sounding than the Blondes, which are outstanding but, the Specials are a great choice for those looking for the beefy tones. Blondes will be my next set.
     
  8. George Johnson

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    I've got a set that was spec'd by Jonathan Wilson (came in one of his guitars) and they are, for lack of a better word, perfect.
     
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    Absolutely! I have Lollar P-90s in a PRS Soapbar II, I'm often having players tell me they can't believe the tone coming from my cheap little Korean guitar.
     
  10. Seegs

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    I had the Blackface...Blondes and Tweeds...the BF set was a bit too fat and bloated for my tastes...

    the Blondes are great and a bit fatter sounding than the Tweeds...especially for soloing...but the Tweeds are it for me

    just amazing for what I do...I wanted a thinner sounding strat pu for funk/Blues and RnB rhythm guitar...the Tweeds are perfect for this...really articulate and glassy sounding with the rounded off high end which can bite if you hit the strings hard...

    what I didn't bargain for was the Bridge pickup being as good as it is...

    I think the Lollars can be very amp dependant...I am playing through a Fargen Dual Classic and a BadCat Cub and the Tweeds are great in both...

    Chow,
    Seegs
     
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  12. lv

    lv Supporting Member

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    No one asked.
     
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    Please read the FAQ and rules of the forum. Dealers are not allowed to spam the board in such a manner. If this continues, you will lose posting privledges.
     
  14. Brewmaster

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    I put a set of Lollar P-90's in an SG Classic I picked up cheap and they are by far the best sounding P-90's I have ever had. I was a Fralin man for single coils but if the P-90's are any indication I will definitely try a set in my Strat. Judging by the commentary I may try a BF set.
     
  15. Enjoyer

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    I've got Lollar's in my Tele and in my Jazzmaster.
    I am a believer!
     

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