Seymour Duncan SSL-5 RW/RP Custom Staggered

Pickup

  • Custom staggered strat
  • Reversed polarities and winding
  • Position: Bridge / Middle / Neck
  • Due to its powerful magnetic field and its special coil; more output, more sustain and perfect harmonics .

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  • Blues Neck
  • Funk Middle
  • Rock Bridge

Further information

Aktive Circuit No
Wiring 2-Conductor
Pickup Output High
Cap Yes
Colour White
Position Middle
Stacked - hum free No
Telecaster No
Stratocaster Yes
Other No

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axewound, 29.11.2015
Just what my strat needed had texas specials in it and needed a little more output as had changed the humbucker (lone star strat) to a Duncan JB Trembucker.

This fits the bill perfectly toneally there isnt that much difference between this and the texas specials a little maybe but not that much. but it has more output Not OTT at all just a little more to make the guitar more Balanced.
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15.03.2016
Got this fitted in the neck position of my Yamaha Pacifica 604 (SSL-5 in the middle, & a JB full sized HB in the bridge)

Lovely mellow 'S' type tone (think Mark Knopfler just with the treble/top end rolled off slightly - note: pickup is designed to have soft treble)

Only problem is the bass is very weak, and I've altered setup/pickup height but can't seem to solve this prob.

Bear in mind this is fitted to a Yamaha with narrower string spacing than a Strat, i.e. 48mm on the Yam, from E to E string at the neck, and the pole pieces on Alnico II Pro are 52mm so the E strings sit over the inside edge of their respective pole pieces. Therefore a Strat, which is what it's designed for may cure this prob.

Either way I still really like the basic tone of the pup so I'll prob. just move this into the middle & get an SSL-1 or something similar for the neck & see if that helps.
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Seymour Duncan SSL-5 RW/RP Custom Staggered
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Seymour Duncan SSL-5 RW/RP Custom Staggered

Pickup Custom staggered strat, Reversed polarities and winding, Position: Bridge / Middle / Neck, Due to its powerful magnetic field and its special coil; more output, more sustain and perfect...

  • Aktive Circuit: No
  • Wiring: 2-Conductor
  • Pickup Output: High
  • Cap: Yes
  • Colour: White
  • Position: Middle
  • Stacked - hum free: No
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Strat
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Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Strat

Pickup Custom staggered strat, Position Bridge / Middle / Neck, Due to its stronger magnetic field and its special coil more output, more sustain and perfect harmonics, Suitable for all positions,...

  • Aktive Circuit: No
  • Wiring: 2-Conductor
  • Pickup Output: High
  • Cap: Yes
  • Colour: White
  • Position: Bridge, Middle, Neck
  • Stacked - hum free: No
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
Seymour Duncan SSL-5L Custom Staggered Left
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Seymour Duncan SSL-5L Custom Staggered Left

Pickup for Electric Guitar Left handed version, Vintage single coil, Medium-low output, Suitable for neck or bridge position, Overwound, AlNiCo V magnets, Staggered pole pieces, Wax sealed, DC...

  • Aktive Circuit: No
  • Wiring: 2-Conductor
  • Pickup Output: Medium
  • Cap: Yes
  • Colour: White
  • Position: Bridge, Neck
  • Stacked - hum free: No
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: Yes
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