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DiMarzio DP172 CHR Twang King

Pickup for T-Style models

The DiMarzio Tele-Twang King brings the classic twang sound that we know and love of the older Fender single coils from Telecaster and Broadcaster. The neck pickup produces bell-like highs and a nice attack, and due to the slightly higher than the original output power, the sound remains warm and round - expect, for example, a blissful blues sound.

  • Chrome cover
  • Twang King
  • Neck pickup with vintage sound

Further information

Aktive Circuit No
Wiring 2-Conductor
Pickup Output Medium
Cap Yes
Colour Chrome
Position Neck
Stacked - hum free No
Telecaster Yes
Stratocaster No
Other No

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Great pickups at a great price

01.03.2017
I bought this as a replacement for the stock pickups on a Mexican Telecaster. Don't get me wrong, the ceramic mexican pickups are fine, but they can be a little harsh and undefined at times.

The twang king neck seems more defined and clear than the stock pickup, but is still reasonably warm sounding. Note separation is good.

Build quality is great, the cover is nice and shiny and all the wiring looks sturdy. The pickup also comes with an earth wire for the cover preinstalled which is a great help for the series wiring mod...however, be careful as this third wire is quite flimsy and can easily be damaged during install. Go easy with the soldering iron!

All in, a good price for a fantastic pickup. Certainly well worth upgrading from the stock pickups.
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Victor423, 09.06.2015
What a great pickup!

I purchased a G&L ASAT Classic Tribute and installed a twang king in both the neck and bridge position.

The pickup is pure telecaster magic. A beautiful thick but never muddy sound and you can completely understand why Richie Kotzen choses these pickups in his neck position.

If you are looking for that organic, creamy tone from a neck pickup this is the one for you. It balances off extremely well with the twang kin bridge pickup which is a pretty hot, spanky telecaster sound.

And finally, the price. A pair of these pickups costs less than one boutique pickup.

I own several guitars with boutique pickups installed and these more than hold their own at the price. Excellent value for money!!
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