Pickups

Best Charlie Christian Pickup?

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Here it is

– Gasmoney

This is the best one I've heard.

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I know you're a TK fanboy, but do your homework first....

– ruger9

The first CC pickups I had were a set of Lollars because of Tim, seriousleeee duuude.. C'mon.

I know all about Tim, He's gigged through my Moonshine'39 amp down here w Barry's guitars (Grez).

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That natural-finish Grez hollowbody in the clip above is awesome. Want!

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That's your reissue 350T right there. Quite a reasonable price on his website too.

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Finally got around to making a video with the help of my 11 year old son--the 39 Synchro withe Vintage Vibe pickup

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Finally got around to making a video with the help of my 11 year old son--the 39 Synchro withe Vintage Vibe pickup

– Gasmoney

Than,a for that Fred. Great sound and playing.

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My son shot the video on my iPhone. Its kind of funny as he scrolls left and right a bit too often.

Not sure of the audio quality came out but I hope it projects the tone of the Vintage Vibe pick up well enough.

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One thing to note that isnt happening on the Lollar and the Biltoft(which is more P90 than anything) is that they arent addressing the ferrous metal mass involved w the CC pickup. TK Smith's CC pickup has a very thick ferrous metal base plate that the pickup blade is directly connected to. A very important aspect if youre jonesin for that Live At Minton's Charlie Christian sound!

In tele the sound lacks the same bark and flutey growl of a full 17" bout hollowbody, but at least you can hear it w a proper gibson EH amp.

Also a bit of Bill Frisell w TK's fabulous CAR pickup, here we can listen to what TK puts out even when its encased in cast aluminum. Delicious

– THE NOCTURNE BRAIN™

This is one of the most soul inspiring guitar clips I’ve heard. Something in the piece just resonates with me. I could listen to this over and over. I can feel my worries melt away, very beautiful...


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