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Splitting a 3/3 pick up/ pic added

 
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twangster



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:55 am    Post subject: Splitting a 3/3 pick up/ pic added Reply with quote

I'm looking for a pickup physically like a Fender Humbucker that would allow me to reverse the phase between each 3 pole coil. Any thoughts ?

Basically this:

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry, don't know, but if I run across something I'll post it here.

I'd be curious to hear how it would sound - I'm wondering if it would sound that much different from a regular humbucker wired out of phase? Or maybe you've got some other scheme in mind with mixing pickups . . .

I've seen double-screw humbuckers out there somewhere - remove three screws from each coil?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 40's Supro lap steel pick up in my 'Coodermaster' ( below) is an early humbucker of sorts, two three pole coils offset and phase reversed, that's typical of those p/ups.

Consequently in the middle position half of the neck pick up is out of phase with the Supro. I had the chance to discuss this with Ry and he simply said, " well, I just never use 'em both together". I'd like to try Smile

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Our old pal Curtis Novak does a lot of oddball configurations. You might run it past him.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So what you're looking for is essentially two three-string humbuckers in the same box?
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure if this will help - http://guitarwiring.blogspot.com/2011/03/4-wire-humbucker-connections.html

I've wired single coils for cigar box guitars, which acts like a humbucker when switched to the center.
I have also read the Lollar pickup winding book and watch a few guys wind their own.
Here's a video from Doug & Pats road trip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kt2G5I7hVqc - the humbucker build begins near the 11:49 (fast forward through the chit-chat). Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BluesmanDave wrote:
So what you're looking for is essentially two three-string humbuckers in the same box?


Yep, more or less - I'm thinking a Mustang bass p/up might work. There was a seller on ebay who had Teisco Spectrum repro p/ups but can't find him now.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

G&L Z-coils, maybe?
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rob's your uncle! Twisted Evil
http://www.unclerobspickups.com/products.htm

These a for cigar box guitars, but, in principle they're for three strings (sometimes four).
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kregg wrote:
Rob's your uncle! Twisted Evil
http://www.unclerobspickups.com/products.htm

These a for cigar box guitars, but, in principle they're for three strings (sometimes four).


Awrightee!
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will try and find the guy on eBay with the 3 string spectrum pups...I think it was EZ-PZ or something like that,

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