#1
I've been planning to put together a custom Telecaster to meet both my Ska and Punk needs. I've got the body lined up and custom finishing in mind but I'm stuck on what pickups to get.

I was originally thinking a Fender Noiseless but the Seymour Duncan Antiquity for Telecaster (not the 1955 one, I don't know the difference in tone if someone could fill me in) have caught my eye.

As for the neck, I wanted a nice humberbucker for punk so a lot of places said that The Seymour Duncan JB or Invader series are pretty sick for that sound but I can't really find any videos of anyone playing actual punk (**** pop punk, I'm not playing that) with the JB or Invader as the neck pickup so I'm not sure. Does anyone have experience with a JB or an Invader as the neck pickup?

The other thing is I only hear about Seymour Duncan pickups, are there any other humberbuckers by any other companies I should take a look at?

I'm still just trying to figure out a sound, I can add an active pickup slot if I need too.
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#3
had the invader on one guitar... sounded really shrill... didn't like it.


try emailing seymour duncan. they are actually very helpful and helped me pick my tele set.
#4
Punk you say? Go to the nearest pawn shop and steal the first Tele you see and rip the pickups out. Burn the guitar.

Now that's punk.
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#5
I'm not so sure the JB or Invader are advised for Punk, but everyone has their own tastes right? What/who influenced you in your decision to choose the JB/Invader?

Also, it's hard to find demos of the JB in the neck full stop.
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