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What WCR Pickups would you put on a Driskill?

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by Yossi, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. Yossi

    Yossi Member

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    I've been reading a lot about the WCR Pickups and so far I haven't seen comments from anyone with them on a Driskill.

    The Goodwoods for the bridge and the Darkburst or a Crossroads for the neck would most likely be the set that I get for my LP Classic. Being the Driskill will have a 5-way switch for single coil from a Humbucker, plus the difference in the guitars, I wanted to get some opinions.
    Thanks,
     
  2. Mike Dresch

    Mike Dresch Silver Supporting Member

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    I think that sounds like a good combo. Driskills can be bright guitars due to the the thick maple top and neck construction (carbon fiber/stainless steel frets). You'd probably want a thick sounding humbucker for the bridge and something smooth for the neck (which I think that combo could do in spades). Darkburst would be a great neck pickup as well.
     
  3. Yossi

    Yossi Member

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    Thank you Mike for your thoughts.

    Yossi
     
  4. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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    I got a darkburst/crossroads combo for mine. Alas, it'll be a while before I can give you a tone report.
     
  5. Yossi

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    This is for one that Joe has yet to build or for one that you already have?
     
  6. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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    The one on order
     
  7. Yossi

    Yossi Member

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    How long ago did you order yours?

    I'm currently at 18 months. I must admit the time has flown by.

    All the best,

    Yossi
     
  8. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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    23 months. I ordered it right after NAMM '03.
     
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    Leonc Wild Gear Hearder Gold Supporting Member

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    The problem with that pickup is if you go with the kryptonite inlays, yer screwed!
     
  11. matte

    matte Senior Member

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    At least you can use the guitfiddle as a fridge mag. Not recommended for anyone with a steel plate in their dome.
     
  12. wsaraceni

    wsaraceni Supporting Member

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    what pickups are those?
     
  13. Mike Dresch

    Mike Dresch Silver Supporting Member

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    It looks like a DiMarzio X2N. Blech!:p
     

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