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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Telecasters / Classic 50s Baja S1 Switching System Question

theaerovons

USA

Jan 18th, 2017 06:15 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Tried out one of these and really like it, and find the s1 system very versatile. I do a lot studio work and the more tonal variations the better for me.

What I want to know is, can any pair of Tele pickups work on this and use the system? For instance, if I wanted to switch to Nocaster PUPs would they be able to be wired for the S1 as well?

Thanks
Tom

Mick Reid
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Jan 19th, 2017 02:04 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The short answer is yes.

The S1 switch (in conjunction with the 4-way selector switch) affects the series/parallel and in/out of phase of the pickups.

Those pickups in the Baja are "regular" (FLOABW) single coil pickups. They *are* Custom Shop pickups and *very* good IMO.
Personally, not sure why you'd want to change those, but you *could* put whatever you want in there.
Just be aware the neck pickup needs a separate ground lead for the cover to work with the 4-way switch.

Hope that helps :^)


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