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  • Strat: trembucker or normal HB?

    Hi... I'm changing pickups in my Am Std Strat and I'd like to know which version of a Custom Custom is best suited for its bridge position, a normal one or a trembuker. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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    Re: Strat: trembucker or normal HB?

    Trembucker is the way to go for proper string alignment.
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    • #3
      Re: Strat: trembucker or normal HB?

      Be advised that the HB's fender uses in lone stars ain't trembuckers, but the good old gibson spaced regular buckers.

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      • #4
        Re: Strat: trembucker or normal HB?

        Dr. Barlo is correct. If you install a Trembucker, the outside polls will be outside of the two E strings. If you install a regular (SH series) humbucker, the polls will be inside the two E strings. This applys to the 2 point tremolo only. The American Vintage and Mexi classic 6 point trems are wider and work better with a Trembucker.

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        • #5
          Re: Strat: trembucker or normal HB?

          I've had both in the bridge of a strat, and the difference in sound is negligable.
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