Interesting Duo-Sonic Pickups

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Interesting Duo-Sonic Pickups

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http://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005004 ... 1RO%210%21

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Sucks you can't buy just one, but a set is cheaper than a single Duncan. It's around $50 if the link won't come up in your local currency.
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I bought some exactly the same with the intention of putting them in my MIJ Mustang but I haven't got around to it yet ...
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Ok, bought them. I'll let you guys know about them in about a month, or whenever I decide to install them after that.

They were only 38 US bucks and something like 63 cents. Free shipping.


I have been looking for the Duncan Antiquities bridge for about a year. Mainly I couldn't find it anywhere. I did find one place, and it was 175 Euros.

Plus the occasional Seymour Duncan defects, one review on youtube had a pickup with a dead polepiece.


I hope the ones I got instead are good. I'll probably try both pickups in the bridge position and pick which one I like best. Keep the other one for a strat build.
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Nice, we'll wait!

Because of how long the typical delivery from Aliexpress takes I sometimes forget I ordered something and don't feel excited about the thing, but I hope the pickups will live up to the expectation. Pickup makers on Aliexpress seem to have significantly improved their game. Their premium strat and tele pickups look just like big name boutique pickups from the cloth wrapped around the coils to the wires. Reviews under the listing are usually positive, too.
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sunshiner wrote: Mon Feb 12, 2024 3:10 pm Nice, we'll wait!

Because of how long the typical delivery from Aliexpress takes I sometimes forget I ordered something and don't feel excited about the thing, but I hope the pickups will live up to the expectation. Pickup makers on Aliexpress seem to have significantly improved their game. Their premium strat and tele pickups look just like big name boutique pickups from the cloth wrapped around the coils to the wires. Reviews under the listing are usually positive, too.
Actually they seem to be getting faster, the thing on their site said March 4 or something, and I've gotten stuff in two weeks, before it was a month. And it takes several days at least to dispatch it to the local post office from the main international one.

One time I ordered a bridge or something, and the customs from your country must have been playing with the package and their x-ray machines for more than a week. That's what the tracking was saying. May even have been there 2 weeks, I don't remember.
NickD wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 11:44 pm
plopswagon wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 7:05 pm Fuck! My car runs on Tubes!
When you press the accelerator past halfway it doesn’t actually go any faster, but the engine noise distorts