Pickups

Original Gretsch stereo pickups

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Very few stereo guiitars made around 1960? Do I recall seeing stereo Hi Lo Trons on one of them?

Since I am eaten up with a stereo idea for 3 bass strings and 3 guitar strings, I have to be better informed on how Gretsch was adapting the newfangled stereo concept to guitars.

BTW I think I mentioned that TVJ has stock stereo pickups coming this summer.

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Hey also it appears that some of the stereo Chets from 10 yrs ago were converted back. Seen two sets of the pickups for sale.

This set sold for $400

https://reverb.com/item/214...

Here's a dude trollin for for $700(!)

https://reverb.com/item/374...

Anyone want to speculate on a good price for a set of these ... in case any turn up??

3

I'd wait for the TVJones as he could advise you best on the bass strings and yeah, Gretsch did make a HiLo Annie version. IIRC there were two different vintage versions; I'm sure TVJ has made the best of those versions.

4

Well I did hear from him and he says this summer -- with .40 center to center of poles spacing. I am sure they won't be cheap but they will be good.


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