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Old 01-07-2013, 04:55 PM   #1
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Lipstick tube in strat middle position?

I'm thinking of putting a Seymour Duncan lipstick tube pickup (RW/RP) into my strat in the middle position, for a surfy 1960's tone. When playing the strat in positions 2 and 4 will it still keep that out of phase 'stratty' sound or sound different?

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Old 01-07-2013, 04:58 PM   #2
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It'll still sound pretty Straty. In fact, the lipstick pickups is pretty boomy, you'll probably get a thicker 'quack,' if that makes sense. Odds are that'd be great for the sound you want, though.
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:05 PM   #3
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It wont be quite the same, but you might want to check out youtube reviews of the Richmond Belmont, which has a SD '59 humbucker in the bridge and SD Lipsticks in the neck and middle positions to get some insight.

You might also check out Tesla's Lipstick pickups as well.
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