#1
Im finally narrowing down on what I want, Pickup wise, but i don't know which combination to do.

On an HSS strat with a Duncan JB for the humbucker, I am changing the single coils. Im getting a duncan hot rail and a duncan cool rail, but I don't know which one I should put in the neck and which one to put in the middle. Which way should I do it? Which way would sound best, and give the best combinations?

Also, when you order off Musiciansfriend, it gives you an option for a bridge version and a neck version. Which kind do i put in the middle?

Thanks for all of your help
#2
Why would you get the JB in a strat?! (or at all )
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Why would you get the JB in a strat?! (or at all )


I like it. besides, that doesnt answer my question
#4
why would you put hot rails in a strat?

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#5
Its all i can afford right now. Please just help me and stop making fun of it....
#6
aren't most duncan pickups the same price? you could presumably get a different model which might suit what you want better.
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#8
There are cheaper pickups than Seymour Duncans...
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Haven't I been trying to nail a SH-11 Custom Custom into your head?

What's the word on your neck pickup routing?


lol i still havnt got a chance to look. I will, though.

can someone Please answer the original question just so ill know if i do it? So many opinions on other stuff other than my question
#10
Cool rail would probably be better in the neck, hot rails in the bridge.

Not my ideal setup...but whatever...If you really wanted a humbucker in the neck, I'd go with a Little '59 in the neck, and keep the single in the middle.

Of course, if you can fit a normal sized humbucker in the neck...we have more options available...
#11
lol i do think im gonna head in your direction.

A pickup in the middle, should it be a neck version or bridge version?
#12
you put the neck size in the middle pickup, bridge pickups (in terms of single coils) mean slanted, i believe.
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Cool rail would probably be better in the neck, hot rails in the bridge.

Not my ideal setup...but whatever...If you really wanted a humbucker in the neck, I'd go with a Little '59 in the neck, and keep the single in the middle.

Of course, if you can fit a normal sized humbucker in the neck...we have more options available...


you mean hot rail in the middle, right? already have something in the bridge
#16
i would get two nice single coils in the neck and a round sounding not too high output humbucker in the bridge. i am anti-single coil sized humbuckers from my bad experience with the Little '59. well, not too bad of an exp, but i didn't like it. waste of $70ish imo.
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#18
ok, so lets say i want a perfectly around set up. Weezer-Metallica, everything in between kinda deal. Im keeping the JB, but what 2 single coils or mini Humbuckers should i put in to fully achieve this?
#20
Well I'll recommend this pickup cause I just got it and love it. Check out the Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates. Oh and forsakn is right on the SH-11, awesome pickup
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Well, you're not gonna get Metallica out of the Valve Junior. Weezer is pretty generic. YOu should be fine with your JB.


Decided against valve junior, btw
#23
No, There isnt a guitar store around here. Do you know another one that sounds good, handles everything, and is loud?
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There are cheaper pickups than Seymour Duncans...



Can you link us to those cheap pickups