All electric guitar pickups have a build time of approximately 8 weeks due to so many people ordering during this crazy time and the fact that I make each pickup by hand for each customer and will ship as soon as they are finished. Compared to lollar blackface (I swap pickguard with a friend), the blues special has more "flavor". Both are budget guitars although the PRS SE line is head and shoulders above the Xaviere. But if there was no difference why would Duncan and DiMarzio both have custom pickups that cos as much or exceed the price of Fralin,Suhr or Lollar pickups? I was thinking about it today, how can this be? Both companies produce great products! I have a Fralin and Gibbo. Next Last. The blend sound clips they have sound tasty. If you want something a little different with a paisleyesque tone then it's the fralin. I have had a few WCR models as well, Darkburst, Ironman, Crossroads. The pups in my MIJ Blue Flower Tele are stock and they are awesome for that tele tone. Fralin, Lollar, WCR, etc. Example: I put a load of pickups on eBay over the last year and almost nothing sold unless it was about 50% of retail including shipping. The Gibbo is slightly more powerful and definitely darker, whereas the Fralin is more clear and articulate. DiMarzio doesn't make vintage-style PU's, some are vintage voiced, but not really vintage-spec. Hey Christopher, If you’re purchasing the Single Coil P90s, then yes – but, all you need to order is 2-Conductor With Shield lead for reversing the coil direction. These higher end pups are so much more touch sensitive and you can really feel the amp. The boutique pickups lifted both budget and premium guitars to another level, especially in the vintage arena that I'm attracted to. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Geezer Synchromatic. Of course they make other pickup types so they can make a business out of it, but they have the one type of pickup that’s their specialty. I’ve also had his bass pickups as well and I can’t say enough good things about Lindy’s products. I know that tone is subjective. I've never heard Kent Armstrong pickups. (2) string the guitar through the body Discussion in 'The Pickup Place' started by Geezer, Sep 9, 2013. My Gibbo is right about 8k and the Fralin is about 7.9k. John Lennon died at 40, 40 years ago today. I like most of my pups that are all rather generic. Up for sale is a brand new Lindy Fralin loaded pre-wired pickguard with a set of Vintage Hot pickups (you can choose blender wiring or traditional wiring, same price). I have listened to many lollars and they are stellar stuff also. Have Seymour Duncan single coils on Fender Mexican strat, looking to switch it up. Fralin and Lollar would be my primary choice if building new guitar orreplacing some cheap pups, but that's me. The neck pickup was still a little too wooly in the HBII for my taste. It has a mid-6K output, dual ceramic bar magnets, adjustable poles and a responsive character that reacts to your pick attack and volume knob. Lollar and Fralin both have been around a long time, winding pickups for top players, do yourself a favor and look at these two companies for all your pickup needs- you'll thank me later. Very nice. Pickups are such ghetto ass 1950s technology anyway. It's absurd to arbitrarily pick or praise brands.   Your link has been automatically embedded. I don't get into the corksniffery boutique pickups because they are pretty pricey and for no particular reason, but after my experience with Kinman I'd put his pickups high on any list. I've narrowed it down to the Pure PAF by Fralin and the Low Wind Imperials by Lollar. May 28, 2009 McGill, Nevada. I'm far from a cork sniffer and i have heard some outstanding pickups made by Seymour Duncan,DiMarzio,Lace and other mass manufactures.. I plan to get a double cut tv yellow lp later I in the year so I'll probably try the lollar then. I remember back in the day when Dimarzio was just about the only aftermarket pickup maker out there. But pickups like the SD Antiquities have a great rep too (and aren't cheap either). Re: P90 (Fralin vs Lollar vs SD vs Gibson) IMO Gibby P-90s are hit and miss. I put a Fralin up that was an 'extra' (I had Fralins in multiple other guitars at the time)...bidding war ensues and it sells for the same price that most of the Seymour Duncans sell for new. then you take into account price, looks, options, etc. I think that's partly due to the hollow construction and my pickiness around neck pickups. I am new to the P90 party. A buddy had them in his 335 at the same time. Whereas the Fralin pickups have a more rough, "raw" edge to them, the Nordstrands also tend to be very warm, but without losing clarity and detail. Check out our website and let us help you find the best passive guitar pickups for you! Hey all, I'm in the market for some pickups to replace the Fat 50's in my Am. I definitely don't need anything custom wound. DiMarzio has very, very little overlap with Fralin or Lollar. Each of our guitar, bass and steel guitar pickups is custom-built and handmade from scratch, merging old-school craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology. Like the Fralin, the Porter 9T will add muscle to your Tele’s tone. This is the fourth set of Tele pickups I’ve bought from Lindy Fralin in the last 7 years and I’ve never been disappointed. They both make great pickups so that makes it hard to choose! You must log in or register to reply here. Gibson 57 Classics vs. Lindy Fralin Pure PAF Vintage Series 1 Geoffrey E. Stich 4 years ago I have a newer Memphis Gibson ES345 and the current pickups are these Memphis Historic Series and they are slightly darker then expected, not bad, but I know there could be more Zing' out there. !...a short neck fralin p90 with no was potting or reverse polarity with a alnico 2 magnet .... output +10% so it'll be like 8k. It's a keeper! guitarcat46, April 22, 2011 in Electric Guitars. I guess I was just trying to find out, in a round about way, if they sound that much better! Pickups. But ill have to request it be unpotted and not rwrp in the middle....i need those mids it's like both kill the overtones and the mids on pickups. However, I do have the "You get what you pay for" mindset in, this. Joined Apr 1, 2013 Messages 840 Reaction score 488. Both sound fabulous! Not to say a set of $70 Duncans and DiMarzios won't sound good, but at $140 a set of Lollar or Fralins. This includes some of the brands people have mentioned in this post but I don't want to name them because they are good too, just not as good. WCR and Lollars are where it's at for me. I'll just have to order a set, and let my ears be the judge! There aren't any magic parts that make any PU better than another, not a '59 PAF, not a '51 Broadcaster PU, not a any. Fine pickups but not the vintage sound I like. The pickups came with the guitar and i don't have any deep knowledge of the telecaster mythos. Something that does equally well clean and mildly driven. Upload or insert images from URL. The Gibsons have generally sounded best to me, with SD Antiquities a … Ask the guy I sold a Les Paul Studio which had a set of Fralin P92 in it...I offered to switch out the pickups for about 5 or 6 options at the time (including stock Gibson) at no cost and there was no way those pickups were coming out of that guitar. Age: 64 828. I tend to buy small winders, because they wind each PU to fit my needs and guarantee it or they';ll rewind until it's perfect. There is nothing basic about his pickups. Other than Seymour Duncan, Lollar & Fralin are the biggest names in the business. and again the cost goes up...but you need a Rickenbacker toaster Pu in a humbucker case, they'll do it! Besides, the reverse wound bridge enables the hum cancelation while both the pickups are turned on. Playing through hotrod, enjoy a Hendrix meets Halen type tone. Seymour Duncans are my personal favorite. Those are some nice sounding pickups. Also, I think Carvin AP11's sound outstanding in Bolt. Not to take away from Seymour Duncan, and DiMarzio pickups. I like the Lollar and Fralin bridge pick ups better than what I heard from the '60 HF from Bareknuckle. Joined: Oct 19, 2018 Location: Texas. P90 pickups -vs- P90 Humbucker sized pickups ~ ~ ~ & other things too !!! Lollar vs Fralin pickups & others ? Excellent product. × I'm looking to get close to a Don Rich, Vince Gill old school Tele bridge tone. I was much like you till i had my first set of John Suhr Boutique pickups installed in a Strat.I was amazed how much better they sounded then the same voiced Vintage 60s styled Dimarzios's that they had replaced since then i have given the boutique pickups a chance and not once have i been disappointed.. After re reading your post i think i may have misunderstood your point .. No, what I'm saying is one can't make a blanket statement that one is better than the others. Mr Wagner is one of the ones I was referring to who is 'lesser known' but playing 'in the same park'...Mr BG is another. Fralin, Lollar or VooDoos....? However, what justifies the price difference of a set of Lollar pickups, or Fralins over something from Seymour Duncan or DiMarzio? February 15, 2019 at 9:52 am . If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. The Gibson pickups actually tend to sell pretty well too but not like a Fralin or a Lollar. So many factors to which pup is best in a particular axe. I've had some nice e-mail responses to pickup questions I've had from Lollar recently. My Les Paul is the leading online community and marketplace for Les Paul guitar fans. I consider some of the equals (or ones playing in the same ball park) lesser-known. At the moment playing Classic Rock covers,jamming them out at live gigs. From what I understand, both Wolf and Lollar are really into P90s. I slightly prefer the Fralin True PAF over the Lollar Imperial. Fralin vs wolfetone vs lollar p90s. JavaScript is disabled. I have Lollar P-90s in my PRS SE Singlecut and WCR Moore/Greens in my Xaviere XV900. For those who can't hear the difference: I recommend that you don't spend the money. Is he hiding something. Jan … I also think that the different pickup makers have their “thing” that they specialize in. I know I probably wasn't much help bit good luck and let us know how it works out! Lollar Single-Coil for Humbucker Set With their eye-catching black-and-nickel design and subtle curves, Jason Lollar’s take on humbucker-sized P-90s may be the prettiest of our contestants. have all three, all three are fantastic however wolfetone in the bridge is the nastiest and the fralin noiseless is for sure the smoothest. I have a set of split rails coming for cv strat can't wait. More detail is revealed on the fralin, especially in the mids/lower mids freq. I put a Wolfetone Mean and Meaner set in a Hamer Special. Mids and highs are exaggerated in a bluesy way. In a Squier, I wouldn't mess around with installing $200-300 pickups. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. View Profile View Forum Posts Toneologist Join Date Nov 2005 Posts 735. They sound ok but still not as lively or clear as a good P90. I'm just saying, if you want to compare certain models, fine. If you are NOT going for classic rock/blues rock/hard rock, chances are Fralin and Lollar have absolutely NOTHING to provide you. Acoustic and Mandolin pickups will ship within 2-6 business days. What a great sounding guitar it is. I'm looking for something mean fat raunchy and got that midrange grind but great smooth tone in the neck and jangle in the middle. I've played a lot of expensive gits with expensive pups. I don't know what it is with the Fralin's must be the fairy dust I have them in numerous guitars and they all sound stellar. The tone I'm looking for is clear, articulate, but not overly bright. Go. mind spending the money on a set of Lollar pickups or Fralins eventually. Can’t go wrong with either. They've both been making great pickups for years. Do you agree with this? Custom Cables ship in 2 business days.   Your previous content has been restored. In addition to the 4-way switch and the Lollar pickups, some other things I'd strongly recommend for a tele are (1) the Joe Barden bridge that includes the Danny Gatton scoop. 1 of 2 Go to page. Hot Vintage Strat Pickups - Lollar vs Fralin vs SD? Not sure about the mags and such,I just play the damn things,brother! I think my P92 set cost me $160. Check out our website and let us help you find the best passive guitar pickups for you! They're expensive but if I was in the market for an upgrade I'd probably shell out for them, I think it would be worth in the long run. High quality is high quality. However, I'm wondering how much of a tone difference you are getting from a set of these higher priced competitors? For someone to say that is pure cork-sniffery. They do vintage-voiced PU's and ONLY vintage-voiced PU's, even their original designs and "hot" pickups still have a vintage voice. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. I'd say if you want a more traditional sound go for the lollar. I don't want to start a pissing contest here but your logic my friend is flawed on this one..From what you are saying there is no difference between any pickups.. No matter if they are Squier or Epiphone pickups stock Fender or Gibson or any number of aftermarket pickups because they all use the same components.. With your line of thinking they should all sound the same.. Powered by Invision Community. Lollar, & Fralin pickups in a different league than Seymour Duncan, DiMarzio, etc.? I got his cool 50s after talking things over with James. They do. I read something online recently when searching, and someone described the Lollar, and Fralin pickups as being in a different league over the Seymour Duncan, DiMarzio pickups, etc. I've tried some Fralins, regular or noiseless, plus Lollar and SD Antiquities. The Low Winds are great pickups for semi and hollow bodies. Do what makes you happy. So, if you want classic tones, Loallr and Fralin are much more to taste. I'm not saying the Fralins or Lollars are worse or even, I'm saying it all depends on what the person wants. Discussion in 'Pickup Forum' started by tim747, Oct 19, 2018. tim747 New Member! Paste as plain text instead, × I myself can not tell you why because i'm not a technical person i judge with my ears but there is no doubt that the hand wound pups just flat out sound better.. Seymour Duncan does offer vintage, but that ones that compare to Fralin and Lollar are their Antiquity series, which are higher in price. I went with the Wolfetone Meaner 90 in my LP Junior. But there is absolutely nothing about Fralin or Lollars materials or process that anyone can't replicate. Many vintage pickup companies lose the plot by overwinding pickups too much and by trying to make them too "warm" sounding. Display as a link instead, × © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Maybe a stupid wiring issue but gonna ask. Both guitars benefitted hugely by the upgrades. Strat. But if you're working with a nice axe to begin with, I think it makes sense. A pair of Darkbursts, or a Crossroads neck and Darkburst bridge would get you in the same neighborhood as the "hot Fralin PAF for the bridge and Lollar Imperial Low-wind for the neck" as Brad737 suggested. I don't know what to tell you. My pickups were shipped on time and safely packaged. yeah, that might have been because of a massive typo. The -10% was just way too low like 6.5k I needed something with more warmth smoothness and mids. × The two pickups together sound really unique and it gives the guitar an interesting voice. By Each of our guitar, bass and steel guitar pickups is custom-built and handmade from scratch, merging old-school craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology. Those guys will be the first to admit they owe a lot to Duncan and DiMarzio. ... (P90 in a Tele bridge pickups) with a Lollartron (Lollar's take on a Filtertron in a humbucker casing). Fralin's shop is happy to take a special order, do repairs, etc. Some are great others are ok. I have a fralin p90 (regular) +.005% in the bridge of my mahogany custom Tele...phenomenal pickup. Messages: 4. You can post now and register later. EMG has teamed up with Black Sabbath’s bass guitarist Geezer Butler, to produce this signature Precision bass pickup. Very much trying to recreate his individual sound from what most consider their best days in the ’70s, it has a very sharp and tight bottom end, mirroring the sound on so many tracks we’ve heard. What set did you get, DC and magnets ? What matters is what tone do you want? The people there do great work and turn out first class products. i'm glad the WCR, Fralins, and what not work for you guys... but there is no way in hell i'd drop $300 on pickups... that's just me... however, if i were in the market for noiseless soap bars i would find a way to get the Kinman's:D. See with Chris Kinman it's more about the tech itself. Does the nasty and the sweet equally well and just a very musical tone no matter how you have it set. You wouldn't go to Fralin for a Super Distortion, nor would you go to DiMarzio for '56 Strat tone (I hope). You would struggle to find a real difference in the construction of a pretty good single coil and a Fralin. I love the neck pick up from Bareknuckle though. It's absolutely incredible how many choices are availble for aftermarket pickups in all price levels these days. At Lollar Pickups, we're obsessed with tone. You make a lot of sense. It's a matter of taste, for which there can be no argument because it is subjective. But the way you worded the OP's first paragraph, it doesn't mention what Klein, Lollar, and Fralin models you want to compare the D.Allen CS to.   Pasted as rich text. Clear editor. He must be because they are the best pickups by a fair bit and I have tried a shitload. I really like the P90s I've had on recent Gibson guitars. It's like taking picture of the same object, but with higher resolution camera. Much better sounding than the Seymour Duncan’s that werein there. That's what I … The bridge pickup has Lindy Fralin bassplate installed and it adds 10% more bass responses. But it's almost impossible to really tell because we don't know if the difference is the pickup or the amp or the guitar or what. Installed a set of WCR Crossroads in it, again, huge difference. I find that BG, Rose, and TTS are filling that niche at a very reasonable price. I have not had a set of lollars yet but I am repeatedly amazed how much better my Fralins sound than my other pickups. Put a Seymour Duncan up for $60 including shipping and you'll get offers all day long for $45 and $50. Put a Seymour Duncan up for $60 including shipping and you'll get offers all day long for $45 and $50. Tyler Delsack - Fralin Pickups says. My answer is that I have Fralins and Lollars and would not hesitate to spend the money again to get more...in fact, just ordered a set of Lollars last week when I came to the conclusion that I was not going to find a set second hand. Show me your HM Iced Tea or Dirty Lemonburst LP’s. B. bassmannlespaulman Senior Member. I don't believe for a second that their custom wound products are any less than their higher priced competitors, i.e. It measures 10 x 8 x 10 inches in size. The PU's are built as as well across most companies, it's a matter of tone desired, look desired (it DOES matter) and customer service. This Lindy Fralin model comes at a hefty price but offers seamless functionality. Thread starter bassmannlespaulman; Start date Jan 24, 2019; 1; 2; Next. I had Burstbuckers in my '06 Les Paul Std. I have no experience with the Lollar or Torres pickups. Here's my personal review of these two famous single coil pickup sets so that you can appreciate the real and subtle (or not!) Lew 09-30-2008, 05:40 AM #6. open. They’re bold pickups with a sophisticated sound. It insinuates "all" Klein, Lollar, and Fralins are 240 buck CS sets. Not sure if I understand anything you said or mean. The high output attack that these pickups have in store is perfect for the directness of genres like hard rock, blues, and even metal, making up for the versatility of the Lindy Fralins. Std. Fralin says he doesn't recommend coil-spillting the True PAF. no. I had a set in my HBII for about a year and a half. At Lollar Pickups, we're obsessed with tone. If I want/need customwound stuff, I still shop for the best bang for the buck. I still have a Darkburst and a Crossroads. I have had GFS in my house before and I will never have any again. Going by your description, the Lollars seem to use a philosophy I like of improving tradition. Furthermore, the total weight is only 2 pounds. Fatter in the low-mids than most of their rivals, they emphasize warmth and complexity over snappy attack. Has anybody tried any of these p90s? They are worth the money no doubt. Kinman Vs Fralin Pickups. Much like Seymour Duncan, these days both Lollar & Fralin utilize a team of winders and automation to mass produce pickups. That neck is so flutey and clear even with it cranked I like the snarl of the bridge as well. If I could get a set tomorrow for that I'd go to the bank machine right now. I know I will always have the guitar that I'm installing it in. The Gibson pickups actually tend to sell pretty well too but not like a Fralin or a Lollar. Irony - In my main guitar (a modded two single coil pickup Strat) I have a Lindy Fralin 9.4k overwound pickup with baseplate in the bridge and in the neck I have a GFS Premium Alnico. Ok so I've been looking for sometime for some single-coil noiseless pickups (well mostly noiseless) because I the Fender SCN noiseless i have are really missing something, mainly the low bassy notes, and they have harsh ice pick treb, 4 Emg Geezer Butler Signature P Bass Guitar Pickup Set.   You cannot paste images directly. I hope demo helps others know you can get scooped tone like Dippers from a set of Lollar Dirty Blonde pickups for $275- $300.00 from Lollar direct. Example: I put a load of pickups on eBay over the last year and almost nothing sold unless it was about 50% of retail including shipping. Curtis Novak vs. Lindy Fralin vs. Jason Lollar Post by Regan » Wed Oct 10, 2007 1:28 pm Ok, I have never had any pickups rewound before, and I have heard both Curtis and Lindy are good, so how do I decide who to go with. https://www.dogtone.net/Amps/Magnatone260/AD/Sample-2.mp3. It’s more unabashedly P-90-ish than the Fralin, though, so Porter recommends using it in guitars whose twang needs taming. This aftermarket bridge has a modification on the treble side that makes hybrid picking (and fingerpicking) a lot more comfortable. Furthermore, if you look long enough and hard enough, you CAN get the boutique ones for much less. Another indicator perhaps...with the money that Lollars and Fralins command, there would be WAY more for sale if there were a well-known equal that was cheaper. I'm considering a future upgrade for my SG, and, I'm just taking in all of the options. So, I don't. You can get these fine pickups at almost any local guitar shop… Texas flavor it is. 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