With the high and low E strings (E and G strings for the Electric Bass) depressed at the last fret the measurement should about 2.5/32 (5/64”) on the treble side and about 3/32” on the bass side of both pickups. No sandwich look here, just thick, black plastic, with 8 screws holding it fast. This happens because as you fret higher up the neck, the strings may lower far enough to hit the pole pieces and stop vibrating. Number One (also known as Vaughan's 'First Wife') was a Fender Stratocaster used by Vaughan for most of his career; it was "rebuilt more times than a custom Chevy." On the bass side, bridge 1/32", middle 1/16", and 1/32" neck. The first 4 minutes is a jam to Buddy Guy's new album, "Rhythm & Blues" to give you an idea of the different tones I am getting with Eric Johnson's and Robert Cray's pickup setup. PA1990 Strat-Talker. The guitar has awesome boutique (and expensive :) ) pickups! Here are some specs of his guitar: Neck relief: 0.012" (.30mm) at the 9th fret. Messages: 138. The Klein pickups are very sensitive to gain, very dynamic in a good way. PICKUPS. Another novelty is the inclusion of a marine awning. Laying a metal rule on the frets, the bridge pickup touched the rule, the middle pickup almost touched it, and the neck pickup was 1/16" from the rule. It's clear with just enough crunch and the ability to capture intricate picking. I respectfully doubt SRV's pickups were that close to the strings. Fender recommends setting the Texas Special pickup height as follows: Set too high, pickups can cause myriad inexplicable phenomena. Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by ECMlovesSRV, May 26, 2011. 1/4 0026779049 35h screw height adj. Time to give a good listen and get a sense of what our custom Stevie Ray Vaughan Number One reproduction was capable of sonically: First impressions of tone – really good. Joined: Jun 25, 2009 Location: Belgrade, Serbia. Depress all the strings at the last fret. Check the specs: Pickups: Neck: LeoSounds Vintage '66 pickup Middle: Vintage Ibanez 2375 Strat pickup (lawsuit era!) Michael Stevens LJ. B. Bruce85 Member. The novelties of the 2021 model are in the design of the front grille of the SRX, SR and SRV versions with comfortable elements and innovations, mainly in the high-end version, with a badge commemorating the 50th anniversary of New Toyota Hilux.. The pickups are mostly flat, the bass side is just a bit lower than the treble side on all of them, and all 3 are quite low, protruding from the pickguard no more than about 1/8th of an inch. Here at Sweetwater, our techs measure in increments of 32nds or 64ths of an inch. Pickup height doesn't affect your tone enough to care that much about it Number One. Measuring pickup height in relation to the open string may result in certain notes fretting out in the higher frets. Throw in a reverse wound/reverse polarity middle pickup for hum canceling in positions 2&4 and you're transported back to Austin to watch another set from Double Trouble. Slightly overwound bridge SRV pickup for that SRV sound! The tone is a bit more aggressive than typical fender single coils, but it isn't brittle or harsh. I think it's going to depend a lot on the actual pickups in question - there are industry guidelines, but individual results may vary. C. CubanB Member. The depth of the cargo hold is 481mm (up 20mm) and the load-in height to the tray is now lower by 4mm (now 861mm). Bridge: Rebel Vintage SRV pickup … Set too high, pickups can cause myriad inexplicable phenomena. Messages 2,149. I would say two things: 1. Pickup Height. The bridge pickup uses alnico 5 magnets and is specially voiced to be … 2) The tools: a screwdriver and a measuring device—which can be a precision ruler, like this StewMac String Action Gauge, or sized blocks cut from square rods of the correct height. The middle pickup, based on a '63 Strat pickup, uses specially treated alnico magnets and is reverse wound to cancel hum when used with the neck or bridge pickup. The pickups on your new instrument are fully adjustable by turning the height adjustment screws at each end of the pickup. Low action, pickup height adjusted to have perfect balance in sound. Of course his pickups may have been different, but the fact is he liked his pickups as high as they'd go. I would recommend however playing with the pickup height (as with any set of pickups you may purchase) to really find the sweet spot. The action specs sound about right to me, but the pickup height specs don't..79mm is really really close to the string, IMHO. Paul Reed Smith (PRS) McCarty. A very nice and made with quality parts PartsCaster! Sounds good to me. to/2VeOrtl I set the pickup height lower than normal, but I use a higher output pickup. Adjusting them is the only way to explore the full tonal potential of your pickups and after tweaking, your pickups may actually sound better than ever. Depress all the strings at the last fret. Experimenting costs nothing and all you need is a … The pickups deliver a classic bright vintage tone that reminds you of the great sound that rules the airwaves during the 1950s. Kit Includes: (1) 1947-1954 Chevy 1/2 Ton Pickup Truck Frame Rails Kit wi. 3-Oct-2018 Details are on the Single Strat Pickup Tab (above).. We wondered why Fender insist that Stevie's pickups were overwound (Texas Specials) coz listening to This piece, Little Wing, Lennie & Life Without You it is quite evident his pickups were pristine Strat without a hint of being overwound. Also, the SRV can hold a MAXIMUM of TWO (IKR) 2 pieces of cargo, (you will find cargo in places). Pure SRV Sound and Style If there were a Mount Rushmore of the Stratocaster, Stevie Ray Vaughan would be one of the greats enshrined there. Tuners: started with original, but were replaced at least twice. ... Dual-cab pick-up: Workmate 2.4 diesel manual – … 1) The distance we’re measuring is from the bottom of the string (pressed against the last fret) to the top of the pickup magnet. SRV's Pickup height!!?? The bass side measured 1/32" at the bridge pickup, 1/16" at the middle, and 1/32" at the neck. Jimi & SRV did it with great success.4) Pickup Height- have you ever noticed that stock Fender Strats come with pickups factory installed at a staggered height? OEM on the Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt, American Texas special, and many Custom Shop Strat. Available in white only. Stevie's pickups were raised fairly high. Pickup height: on the treble side - very high. I see everyone telling you to substantially lower the pickups, but SRV had his pickups extremely high. SRV/Rene was probably changing the height often 2. The SRV strat comes with a 12" radius neck and they come from the factory with the pickups adjusted not very close to the strings. Using a 6" (150 mm) ruler, measure the distance from the bottom of the first and sixth strings to the top of the pole piece. Jim Weider's Slide Setup ('60s Silvertone) More setups, by maker: ... Gibson Les Paul with P90 Pickups ('78) Gordon-Smith. Anybody try the slider's or the texas floods? 6-Nov-18 we changed the pickups in this boxed set to three non-aged-sound Impersonator E56. 5/16 0026780049 35i screw m 8-32x3/8 fhp ni 0019656049 35j spring clip, ultra 0036531000 The bumper has also been redesigned, with fog lights and a thinner design. Each pickup is unique in structure and performance. Wow thanks alot, mojosman! As with all truly fine Strat sets, my pickups certainly do NOT suffer from this lack of sparkle! Mar 13, 2017 #7 I have all my Strat pickups at the recommended height by Fender which is 2.4mm on the bass side and 2.0mm on the treble side. Page 2 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3 Next > Goodkat The One. You'd want some pickup height in order to combat that. Middle Pickup: Low E: 4.75mm / 0.186" Hi E : 4.13mm / 0.163" Here, for me, it's all about making the middle pickup truly magical when combined with the neck or bridge pickup (positions 2 & 4). Vaughan always claimed it was a 1959 model, since that date was written on the back of the pick-ups; Rene Martinez, who maintained the guitar since 1980, saw the year 1963 stamped in the body and 1962 on the neck. Poseurs need to wear their guitars low, it is the hottest lick they have in their chop library. Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Number One" Jim Weider's Fender Esquire. Stevie Ray Vaughan pickup tone for an authentic SRV sound The DAllen Texas Flood set . Fender's Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster is a finely crafted like-new version of Vaughan's favorite guitar—the famous "Number One" Strat® with which he electrified listeners everywhere and seared scorching Texas blues into the top of the charts. The neck pickup is based on a '54 Strat pickup with oversized alnico 3 magnets. mojosman, Jul 27, 2014 #2. Middle pickup is based on a 63 strat single coil with specially treated Alnico magnets and is "reverse" wound. Even with weaker magnets and low winds, that's so close that … Ibanez Factory Specs. These pickup set are calibrated and they are perfect for players who love to play something unique with their new instrument. PA1990, Jul 27, 2014 #3. mmarchi21 Strat-Talk Member Silver Member. Roger Sadowsky's Setup. The pickguard is thick, and solid black. NOTE: Remember, you cannot pick up materials / objects unless they are targeted first!!! I measured from the straightedge to the polepiece tops: On the treble side, the bridge pickup touched the straightedge, and the middle almost touched the straightedge, and the neck pickup was 1/16" away. 2nd and 4th positions sound killer. Neck Joint The California ‘50s strat pickup from Seymour Duncan is a set of three single-coils design. Many Strat players seem to never be satisfied with the bridge pickup. PICKUP HEIGHT. The idea is to remove the lower end mud and give the upper register more presence. The height of the pickups relative to the strings is crucial to dialling in your tone. Age: 38 Messages: 19,875. Joined: Jul 27, 2014 Location: STRAT. There is a reason: balance. Neck pickup based on the 54 single coil with oversized Alnico 3-magnets. 13 pickup assy am ultra noiseless strat hot neck aged wht 7714717000 14 tubing sil rub cut red .500 0063398000 ... 35g screw height adj. Reactions: Lewguitar and johnh. Jim Weider's Fender Tele. Messages 524. 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