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zagatron1

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Bridge Pickup
« on: December 28, 2010, 07:23:27 PM »
How many of you folks dig guitars with only a bridge pickup? Y'know, like a Les Paul Junior for example. Does it suit the type of music you play? I know I can't use one even though there are a lot of nice looking ones out there. Here's another example of one here:  http://www.themusiczoo.com/blog/2010/gibson-custom-shop-58-single-pickup-les-paul-giveaway/  Nice guitar, but I don't think I could use it, except to use it to get what I really want.  I gotta have a neck pickup too! But that's just me. Your thoughts?

robert

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2010, 08:15:49 PM »
Not me. I do use the bridge pickup most of the time on my Hagstrom Swede, but I would miss the neck pickup if I didn't have it.

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2010, 12:29:26 AM »
I also trade off between the neck and bridge. The middle doesn't get as much use though.

creekster52

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010, 03:44:24 PM »
I use the neck pickup more than the bridge, so I could get by with a neck only guitar better than bridge only.

zagatron1

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2010, 10:11:08 PM »
I also trade off between the neck and bridge. The middle doesn't get as much use though.

If I had a guitar with ten pickups, I'm gonna take advantage of all of them bad boys! You can believe that!

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2010, 11:50:58 AM »
When I'm playing rhythm for blues or pop, I'm using the neck pickup.  When I'm adding some rock tone, I use the bridge.  There is no way I could use a guitar that only has a single pickup.  I did find a video on youtube with Billy Gibbons using a Gibson LP with a bridge only pickup.  Cool looking goldtop.  Look up "Stop Breaking Down" on youtube.

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Re: Bridge Pickup
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2010, 04:05:15 AM »
for me it depends on which guitar i'm playing. i like the neck pickup on my 335 but the bridge on my single cut