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Fender Vintage Noiseless Stratocaster Single-Coil Pickup

This pickup set combines modern technology and vintage Fender tone. It comes with 3 pots, a capacitor and a resistor. (87) Read 12 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fender delivers single coil tone without the hum!
Get cutting edge pickup technology without sacrificing that Fender sound. Special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire produce the brilliant clarity, definition and harmonic attributes of a vintage Strat in a "Noiseless" package. Each Vintage "Noiseless" Strat pickup set comes with 3 pots, a capacitor and resistor to enhance your "Noiseless" experience.

OEM on American Deluxe and many Custom Shop Stratocasters. Available in aged white only.

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4 out of 5 (87 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Great value, great pickups"
Sound: I replaced my stock single coils in my 70's reissue Mexican Stratocaster with these. It has an ash body, maple neck, and rosewood fretboard. To put it simply, the sound is fantastic. The neck and mid pickups have a shimmery, lovely clean sound. The bridge clean tone is appropriately twangy and has a nice bite and honk. Most surprisingly is that I get a very full, rich, deep bass out of the neck and mids with these pickups. I got them so I could play with distortion without drowning in noise. They are every bit as quiet as the humbuckers in my Les Paul, but with the added benefit of improving the stock single coil sound I had. You're able to play with a lot more gain with these, since the noise disappears. You can get some good rock sounds out of a guitar with these pickups, although they may have a touch too much treble for really high-gain applications. They also aren't nearly as high output as a lot humbuckers. But I've never heard any humbuckers with such nice clean tones either. Feature: The full set of 3 pickups is very reasonably priced for a complete set, and includes new potentiometers. I must confess I didn't replace the old pots though; I'll always wonder if that's some mysterious part of my Strat's wonderful tone now. Ease of Use: For a pickup installation, very easy. I have no soldering experience other than wiring in these pickups and I did OK. For the price of a tech install I bought a soldering pencil and did it myself. Word to the wise though - use a real soldering gun instead of a soldering pencil. The pencils just aren't powerful enough for the job. Quality: 7 years of use, no failures, no complaints. I gig regularly with them and the most I've ever had to do is re-solder a tailpiece ground wire. And that's certainly not the pickups' fault. The gold 'Noiseless' logo has all but faded off the covers, however. I consider that a pretty minor complain though. Value: For $130, this was one of the best music deals I've ever gotten. A full set of 3 fantastic sounding pickups that eliminate the age-old problem of Strat noise and give your guitar a tone boost besides. To compare, for my Les Paul copy it's more like $90 a pickup for Seymour Duncans (not to diss SD, they are fantastic too). Manufacturer Support: Never had to use the support, so I don't know. The Wow Factor: They look pretty nice going into you guitar, but they are pickups so the difference is subtle. Overall: Well worth the time and money. Get rid of your Strat noise and improve the tone all with one small investment in time and money.
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Sound: Lush harmonics in the number 2 position, bridge/middle, these would be the abosolute perfect pickups for a twelve string strat! However these are not good with distortion, i personally thinked they lacked character, even when played clean Feature: it did come with new pots, which was nice. The noiseless logo did look cool, but if your trying to look vintage, then the word noiseless doesnt go with your theme very well now does it? lol Ease of Use: i didnt install these ones, and the people who did install them had a very tuff time getting them to work right. Quality: Well considering the fact that i think one of the pickups i recieved had a reverse polarity neck pickup?, very strange, so had to install the wires opposite on it. The wires are pretty thick, so no danger in breaking one of them. Value: good price, if you like the sound of them, then sure its a great bargain, even just for the price alone its worth it to upgrade Manufacturer Support: It fender, one of the top manufactures, has to be good
Style of Music: Christian,blues, rock, country, folk
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