As has been mentioned by others, a staple pickup in the neck and a regular P90 in the bridge is a wonderful combination. In my LP Special, I have a Harmonic Design in the bridge and a Thorn GT90 in the neck...sounds glorious.
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Staples are very powerful pickups, mine is waaaay louder than the P90 on my bridge. I have the staple's magnets way down to balance it with the P90.Is the staple less loud than the P-90? I play 175s with P-90s and would like to try a staple in the neck. However, the bridge pickup currently is not as loud as the neck due to the string vibrations. I wouldn't want the staple to overpower.
YES, with regard to the Lollar Staple and the stock P90 out of my R4, the staple not only has slightly less output, but is less "beefy" especially with regard to the bottom end, and has more "air" and clarity on the top end. As I had mentioned, while not a wholly different timbre from the Gibs P90, the Lollar brings similar tone/dynamics, just more "optimized" (er, less output and slightly thinner, if you will) for a neck position. At least that's my take on my guitar with my setup.Is the staple less loud than the P-90? I play 175s with P-90s and would like to try a staple in the neck. However, the bridge pickup currently is not as loud as the neck due to the string vibrations. I wouldn't want the staple to overpower.