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A4 in singles

2/5/2006 8:33 AM
A4 in singles
what about alnico 4 in singles?  
I know someone is doing mixed magnet single coils or using A3 and A2 rods instead of "classic" A5 rods  
I plan to buy new batch of magnets to try, I wish to use A3 or A2 magnets in my new tele and strat single coils, has A4 some reason for tryin´ it?  
2/5/2006 8:52 AM

I have used it in Strat sets where the customer wants a humbucker voicing in positions 2 and 4. these guys are usually fed up with the JB Junior style pickups because they can't really get a clean Straty sound. I tend to wind them with a hot bridge and neck and middle at around 6 K each. Happy customers so far.
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2/7/2006 3:50 PM

I tried to order some A4 rod mags from Allstar but the guy said they weren't very popular so they didn't have any in stock at the time and probably wouldn't for a while. Anyone else know a supplier for A4 rod mags?
2/7/2006 5:06 PM

Stephen Kirsting
2/7/2006 5:39 PM

He is a luthier. Does he sell magnets on the side as well?
2/7/2006 6:05 PM
Gibson Guy
Hi, SK is a military helicopter pilot that makes pickups on the side and runs AMPGE and sells pickup parts, look on the links on the right side of this page and you will see it.  
2/8/2006 3:58 AM

I did not found them on ampge (A2/A3/A5 only), but I will use local supplier for 5mm rods, so I still don´t know if order A2, A3 or try A4...?
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