Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

[Help] Help finding the right pickups

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [Help] Help finding the right pickups

    I'm thinking of buying a Fender Stratocaster and upgrading the pickups. I like playing blues and rock. My eyes have been on the stk 4 set because they are noiseless. I also was looking on the Jimi Hendrix set. I am not set on anything yet. Does anyone have a setup for blues and rock or have tried these two and can give me his perspective?

  • #2
    the stacks are a little thicker and have a bit more output but still sound very much like a single coil. do you use a fuzzface?

    Comment


    • #3
      Since i got my Boss Katana i've been using the included effects. So basically some 60's fuzz emulation. I mostly use a blues drive for my blues jams. And lead with a tubescreamer or something like mxr dst+ for more rocky songs.I'm not set on anything yet. Just want a nice base for some blues and rock, and pedals will come after.

      Comment


      • #4
        fuzz emulation is fine. its the quirky nature of the actual old fuzzfaces (or accurate repros) that might not sound as good with the stacks. im a big fan of the classic stack plus pups for noiseless strat tones. i did end up preferring the vintage hot bridge (stks7) over the stks4b but ymmv

        Comment


        • #5
          Ive seen a loaded pickguard from 920d that has the vintage hot on the neck and an stk6 for the bridge, and have been thinking about that. But i havent heard a demo of it

          Comment


          • #6
            i havent spent much time with the stks7 in the neck. it might be nice but i tend to prefer more classic strat neck tones and i think it might be a little think for my preferences. it should match the stks6 in the bridge though

            Comment


            • #7
              The STK-S4 is dynamic, doesn't compress your playing, and still sounds like a traditional single coil. It would be first on my list for a Strat to cover traditional sounds especially if you are intrigued and need a noiseless variation. If you don't mind the noise (or believe it is part of the single coil sound), it opens up a lot.
              Dave, Ambassador/Writer/Artist for Seymour Duncan

              Comment

              Working...
              X