Hi all
I would like to get change the pickupd for my tanglewood pioneer ii guitar. Its a great guitar, nicely weighted, good neck etc etc, but the pickups sound lifeless when on a clean setting no sustain or warmth.
I'm pretty sure the pickups aren't anything special so would replacing them make a big difference? What would you recommend?
I had a tanglewood 335 copy and I agree the pick-ups were fairly poor, I threw in a SH-1 in the neck and and SH-4 in the bridge and made it a far better guitar, can't give much advice on a single coil though. That pickup combination cost about 100 pounds and was well suited for jazz, blue, and hard rock, not so much for metal but I think that was mostly due to the semi hollow nature of the guitar.