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FDP Forum / The 'Pup' Tent / Custom pickups bought on ebay..or are they?

clemv

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clemv
Aug 10th, 2015 07:50 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hi
I bought these pickups as "custom shop flat poles"..knowing they wer staggered, but took a chance on their quality. they have a fender CS sticker,black bobbins, purple wire with blue and red dots on back of bobbin plates. They sound pretty freaking good. I would like to know what model pickups they are for my own edification. I am posting the completed auction so you may look at the picks. Not selling anything here..just looking for info. Thanks in advance http://www.ebay.com/itm/221836521071?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Custom shop or not?

(This message was last edited by clemv at 09:56 AM, Aug 10th, 2015)

clemv

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clemv
Aug 10th, 2015 07:53 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/mtgAAOSwMmBVsDvq/$_57.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/HPUAAOSw3ydVsDvj/$_57.JPG



Hammond101
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So. Cal. USA

Aug 10th, 2015 01:38 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

They look like CS Texas Specials to me but once they are out of an original package it can be difficult to tell them apart.

Tony F

Long Island, NY

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Aug 13th, 2015 02:44 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Was there a custom shop sticker on the bottom of the pups?


Tony Salieri

Houston, Texas

I'm a tone deaf hack.
Aug 16th, 2015 11:33 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Was there a custom shop sticker on the bottom of the pups?"

Click the link in post one, click on 'see original listing,' and check the images in the eBay listing.

I have no doubt people use fake FCS stickers, they'd be easy to reproduce.

SMark

Atlanta, GA USA

"Life is good when you love your tone."
Sep 16th, 2015 05:22 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Like Hammond101 says, they look like Texas Specials. If you could measure the DC resistance with a multimeter, it would then be easier to be more confident about that.

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