All user reviews for the Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s Stratocaster Pickups. Yeah.   You cannot paste images directly. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. I've had some Fat 50s in a rosewood neck Strat that sounded very chimey and clean at bedroom strummer volume.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Jaggery, November 16, 2005 in Electric Guitars. To contact the forum owner hit the Contact Us link. By Jaggery, November 16, 2005 in Electric Guitars. Features . Display as a link instead, × ... (BFD:-) 69's. Hot-rodded wiring design delivers enhanced bass response and an extra shot of 21st-century attitude. -Neck: Custom Shop Fat 50s-Middle: Custom Shop 69-Bridge: Seymour Duncan SSL-5 This pickup (Custom Shop Fat 50s) is much better than the stock pickups you get when you buy even an american strat. The U.S. vintage reissue (non-CS) and the CS 69`s are weaker (about 5.7k) than the Fat 50`s and the CS 54`s. I've got a MIA Strat and its tone is great, but I'm tempted to swap out the stock pickups for a set of Fender Custom Shop 69s. They hint that the fat 50s are for blues, the 54s for surf, and the 69s for hendrix. You can go here to listen to comparison clips of the pickups: (You must log in or sign up to reply here.   Your previous content has been restored. Actually Custom Shop 54's are excellent too, but the lack of hum cancelling bugs the crap out of me. I have the 69s in my fave strat, and I can tell you that they are amazing pickups. Do you want the sound of a '50s Strat, but with a little bit more attitude? UNLOCK THIS OFFER. I like the 69's quite a bit better, but the middle pickup is not reverse wound so you have to live with the noise in positions 2 and 4. Upload or insert images from URL. Members; Jaggery 0 Posted November 16, 2005. Even if you changed out the MIM's standard single coils for the MIA's Fat 50's, you're still making a saving of around $300 after fitting and setup costs. Since 1946, Fender's iconic Stratocasters, Telecasters and Precision & Jazz bass guitars have transformed nearly every music genre. £199.14 New. Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks 418 Green .88mm 12 Pack Price: $3.49. Fender Custom Shop Fat 50s Strat pickups deliver the single-coil 1950s Stratocaster sound you know and love. i've always been a humbucker guy, but wanted change so i bought a tex mex loaded pickguard and dropped it in a strat and loveee it. Fat 50's vs. Fralin Blues question Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Salty, Aug 28, 2005. × Before I Standard Pickups that were inside that were not bad, but they sounded too modern for my taste, then I tried the Set of Fender Fat 50's pickups that sounded not too bad, but a little too dark in general , but the microphone Bridge and Middle pleased me well. As of now I am still leaning towards the fat 50s. Request a new review. I took self-same Strat to an open mike, plugged it in clean to a Pro Junior, and set the volume … Strat-Talk.com is an independent, member supported forum and is not affiliated with Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. THE INTERACTIVE GEAR GUIDE FOR NEW PLAYERS. I use it now for 6 months on my Fender Standard Stratocaster! Share Followers 0. Tonal Characteristics. I put the Fat 50's on my wife's Classic Series Strat. Tonal Characteristics. $169.97 by Amazon; View price information > Not satisfied with those reviews? Pro; Members; 0 1,282 posts; Members ; Share; Posted November 16, 2005. ok I have been listening to the clips at acme. Next would be to properly shield the guitar and they still hum. Joined: Jan 30, 2005 Location: Atlanta, GA. I swapped my middle for a Duncan. The Custom '69s are unique in that they don't have an RWRP middle pickup position. Aug 28, 2005 #1. Fender’s Custom Shop Fat 50s offer the player that incredible 50s tone but with a little more bite. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. All; Auction; Buy it now; Sort: Best Match. 5 out of 5 stars (1) Total ratings 1, £299.00 New. Fender Custom Shop Fat ’50s Strat pickups deliver the single-coil 1950s Stratocaster sound you know and love. 11:08. The middle pickup is reverse wound/reverse polarity for hum canceling in positions 2 and 4. Discussion in 'Pickup Forum' started by ifurgoingtoSF, Feb 24, 2010. I read the fender descriptions of these pickups. fender 57/62 vs cs 69. hey guys, going to get a loaded pickguard and drop it in one of my mexican strats. Frankly, between the two options, I don't think you can go wrong... You can post now and register later. 50% OFF AN ANNUAL … Its how you play. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Don't let Fender "play you"! GET STARTED. I don't have any experience with the CS '69s because I wasn't looking for that type of sound. Are the fat 50s and 54s blues orientated while the 69s are classic rock orientated? Hot-rodded wiring design delivers enhanced bass response and an extra shot of 21st-century attitude. Powered by Invision Community. Fender Custom Shop '69 Stratocaster pickups produce one of the most revered guitar sounds in popular music history-the full, punchy late-'60s blues rock tone that ruled the era from Monterey on the West Coast to Woodstock on the East Coast. If you play on some '09s, play the blues, play surf and play some Hendrix. This will require some soldering and I am not good at it but was able to do the job myself because I thought it would be fun. Fender Custom Shop 69 Stratocaster Pickup Set - White. I'm totally in love with the CS 69 Strat and would like to hear what it's pickups sound like. Fender Fat 50s vs CS 69 pickups Fender Fat 50s vs CS 69 pickups. × As heard on Fender American Standard Stratocaster® guitars Hot-rodded wiring design delivers enhanced bass response and an extra shot of 21st-century attitude. £189.00 New.   Pasted as rich text. The Fat 50's have a great bass response, with scooped mids and plenty of high-end sparkle. I also have seen a lot of Custom Shop strats with Fender Fat 50s. Fender Fat 50's p'ups, Flyrig 5, Watchtower - Duration: 2:57. Posts: 71. Paste as plain text instead, × Fender Custom Shop Fat ’50s Strat pickups deliver the single-coil 1950s Stratocaster sound you know and love. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Strat Pickup Set 0992111000. The Fat '50s deliver enhanced bass response without the harsh mid-range. I love the fatness of the fat 50s but I love the brightness of the 69..... Is there a pickup that has the best qualities of the above two? They are a tad warmer to me. They sound great, but I still prefer the articulation of the 69's. Watch as John Dreyer demos the Fat '50s Strat Pickups from the Fender Custom Shop. The Fender Fat '50s Strat Pickup Set gives you calibrated pickups constructed with hand-beveled, staggered Alnico V magnets and Formvar magnet wire and they deliver enhanced bass response without the harsh midrange. The Fender Fat '50s Strat Pickup Set gives you calibrated pickups constructed with hand-beveled, staggered Alnico V magnets and Formvar magnet wire and they deliver enhanced bass response without the harsh midrange. Fender Strat Custom Shop Fat 50s Loaded Prewired Tortoiseshell Pickguard. Like; Tweet; Submit; Average Score: 5.0 ( 5/5 based on 8 reviews ) 5 reviews: 63 %: Value For Money : Excellent Buy this product. Wile E. Coyote seems to shop there a lot... Tough call, but I went with the Fat 50's only cause the middle p/u is reverse wound so there is hum cancelling in position 2 and 4. Originally designed after the much loved original 50's pickups though modified for a bit of modern punch this neck pickup is sure to impress when you turn up to your next gig. ). The Tone . Best Match. SInce I primarily look for a good neck, neck-middle and middle-bridge sounds , I am getting them. £99.00 Used. Check out the Custom Shop Fat '50s. Fender pickup shootout!!! The middle pickup is reverse wound/reverse polarity for hum canceling in positions 2 and 4. Fender Custom Shop Fat ’50s Strat pickups deliver the single-coil 1950s Stratocaster sound you know and love. now i want to get another loaded pickguard for another strat i have, i really want "that class strat" sound. I want a little more grunt and output than stock, but not really "hot", ya know? D'Addario NS Micro Headstock Tuner Price: $13.59 . Created with Sketch. Any of 'em is for anything. Fender Play HOLIDAY SALE: 50% off an Annual or Monthly plan. Features . ifurgoingtoSF,Feb 24, 2010 Clear editor. hum cancelling is important for me, so I think I will go with the 50s. Go to next slide - Best selling. The standard regular production stock Strat pickups are quite different in sound, construction and materials compared to the CS and non-CS reissue pickups. ok I have been listening to the clips at acme. 0. got bit by the strat bug. I know this won't help much but I tend to lean toward the Fat '50s more compared to the CS '54s. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Decided to try out different pickups on my guitar to see what they sounded like and select the ones to keep. The Fender Custom Shop Fat 50's single coil is an iconic pickup which can be found on guitars like the Fender American Standard Stratocaster. Where is this "acme" you speak of. $69.99. The sound a little muffled and twangy but very clear. The increased windings on these pickups provide the player with a tone that has increased mid range presence via a tighter bass response unlike their Original ’57/62 which is a close replica to a vintage Fender pickup. Foxxy Gear Reviews 101,384 views. Jaggery. Think "Castles Made of Sand". Snark ST-8 "Super Tight" Clip-on Chromatic All Instrument Tuner Price: $12.98. Fat 50s and Texas Specials (was Fender 54 pups vs 57/62 pups vs 69) One thing to consider is whether you are going to be playing at band volume. FENDER.COM PLAY TUNE BEGINNERS. I'm gonna replace pickups in my 62 RI strat(82 model), and I'm leaning towards Fralin Blues. D'Addario Two-Way Humidification System Price: $21.29. By Fender Custom Shop Fat 50's vs Custom '69 Pickups - Duration: 11:08. Salty TDPRI Member. Hot-rodded wiring design delivers enhanced bass response and an extra shot of 21st-century attitude. The 54s for surf, and i 'm totally in love with 50s... 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