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Golden Age Pickups for Tele

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Golden Age Pickups for Tele Bridge pickup

Bridge pickup

Item # 5410
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$52.75

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Golden Age Pickups for Tele Neck pickup

Neck pickup

Item # 5411
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$50.75

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 Golden Age Pickup Set for Tele

Golden Age Pickup Set for Tele

Item # 5410-S
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Golden Age Pickups for Tele

About This Item

Vintage vibe, great price! Our Tele models feature Alnico 5 polepieces and vintage specifications to take your Telecaster® back half a century!

Get the biting twang that helped forge rock, country and blues.
Golden Age pickups continue to amaze and impress guitarists. They're a great upgrade for guitars with weak or muddy stock pickups, at a great price. Vintage dimensions allow easy installation in standard bodies.

Golden Age Bridge Pickup for Tele
Polepieces: Alnico 5 magnets with north polarity and 2-1/8" (53.97mm) spread. Vintage-spec raised D and G polepieces.
Coil wire: AWG42, wound to 6.5K ohms. Vintage-style white string wrap. Wax-potted.
Flatwork: Bottom thickness .093" (2.38mm), top .062" (1.57mm). Copper-plated steel baseplate for authentic twang.

Golden Age Neck Pickup for Tele
Polepieces: Alnico 5 magnets with south polarity and 1-15/16" (49.21mm) spread.
Coil wire: AWG43, wound to 7.0K ohms for original beefier output. Wax-potted.
Flatwork: .062" (1.57mm) top and bottom thickness.
Cover: '50s-style flat-topped, chrome.
Screws: Vintage-style wood screws for mounting to the bottom of the pickup cavity.

Both models have vintage-style push-back cloth-insulated lead wires, and include compressible height adjustment tubing with mounting screws.


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3.0

Neck was good but bridge was microphonic

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I put these in a Tele project I built. The neck pickup sounded great, but the bridge was microphonic at higher volume levels, causing feedback.

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Nice for the price

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Put these in a parts caster and they sound great.I really like the neck more than bridge .I put in a Golden Age wiring harness ,it would have been nice to have enough wire to flip the control plate around.pleased over all.

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Brash and Loud!

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Bypassing the tone circuit, the Tele bridge pickup is brash and loud (think Gene Vincent). Through a fixed.1 tone cap, the sound is a soft, deep bass without being muddy. Through a .5 cap and potentiometer tone circuit, you get the early 60's Buck Owens-Don Rich Tele bridge pickup sound I was after. The workmanship is great, and the wiring is easy to solder. You can't buy a better pickup for the money.

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