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      Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Tele Pickups (301620)
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Big bite for your Tele!

Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Tele Pickups deliver Razor-sharp attack and higher output. Born in the Custom Shop and used on many custom-made Teles, these pickups feature height-staggered Alnico V magnets mounted into a fiber bobbin wrapped with enamel-coated magnet wire. The bridge pickup features a copper-plated steel bottom plate for increased output, presence and midrange. The neck pickup utilizes a nickel silver cover for clear, warm tone with increased output. Fender Texas Special Telecaster Pickups are OEM on the James Burton Standard, Merle Haggard Tribute and American Classic Telecasters. Set of 2.

Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Tele Pickups Features:

  • Alnico 5 magnets
    Fiber bobbin
    Enamel-coated magnet wire
    Copper-plated steel bottom plate on bridge pickup




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  • Made a classic even better!

    As reviewed by Vince Lombino on 5/23/2010

    My '68 Tele's pickups, switch & wiring finally wore out after 42 years, so my guitar tech recommended these pickups quite highly. After the guitar was "overhauled," it sounded absolutely amazing. They pull tons of tone out of the 42 year-old ash body with plenty of twang & sustain. TIP: get the 4-position selector switch if you install these in your Tele for added versatility.

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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  • Excellent Upper End Pickup

    As reviewed by TJ Nugent on 10/20/2010

    I love the tone of the over wound Texas Special pickups. Previously, I had been putting Duncan Antiquity pickups in my guitars, but needed to get finish this guitar, so I decided to try the Texas Special to see if this less expensive pickup would sounds as good. I was pleasantly surprised when I plugged into my Vox amp and heard the sweet overwound sound of these pickups. They are perfect for a 60's Strat. My hat is off to Fender Custom Shop.

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  • Amazing tone!

    As reviewed by John Reagan on 12/9/2013

    I really shopped around for the 'right' Tele pickup set and these are it-they'll do about anything if you push them hard enough. Especially suited for blues, rock, and country. Great tone and made in the USA! I did not do the 4-way switch mod yet but I plan to. These pups made my Tele really sing and I don't think I could be happier. I would not hesitate to put these in other Tele's I buy or build. I play through tube amps with digi and analog effects and am very pleased with the tones I'm finding using these pups. Very balanced tone top to bottom, dead quiet if all your grounds and wiring are spot-on. You WILL like these in your T-style guitar.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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