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Question about Old vs. New Timbuckers

Ckhan

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By new he means newer than the old ones; they are no longer made. The ones without number are the latest. My set is 7.78 and 8.30. What are yours?
Hi,

Are non EdA timbuckers possibly un-numbered as well?

I purchased a used,un-numbered tim white and am trying to figure out which variant it is.

Thanks,

Chris
 

Dave P

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Tim rewound a pair of roached Tim Shaw Gibson pickups for me early on. I don't think he numbered mine. I used them for quite a while until I started rolling my own. I sold them on the Gear Page, so someone out there has those.
 

Tim

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Hi,

Are non EdA timbuckers possibly un-numbered as well?

I purchased a used,un-numbered tim white and am trying to figure out which variant it is.

Thanks,

Chris
The EdA set had bridge impedance around 8.2-8.3k with the neck around 7.7-7.8k. The other set, the bridge was high seven's and neck mid 7's.
 

Genas

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Tim rewound a pair of roached Tim Shaw Gibson pickups for me early on. I don't think he numbered mine. I used them for quite a while until I started rolling my own. I sold them on the Gear Page, so someone out there has those.
That's cool! Tim's rewinds are pretty sought after. It's interesting to think that someone out there is still using those pickups. Have you tried any other pickups since then?
 

Dave P

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That's cool! Tim's rewinds are pretty sought after. It's interesting to think that someone out there is still using those pickups. Have you tried any other pickups since then?
I've tried a bunch. I started making my own years ago just for my own amusement.
 

Genas

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I've tried a bunch. I started making my own years ago just for my own amusement.
That's awesome! Making your own pickups sounds really satisfying. Have you noticed a big difference between your custom pickups and the ones you've bought or rewound?
 

Dave P

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That's awesome! Making your own pickups sounds really satisfying. Have you noticed a big difference between your custom pickups and the ones you've bought or rewound?
I guess it depends on what you want to compare them too. I'm just trying to wind them to what I want to hear. Clear,, low output neck, and a thicker bridge pickup sound with PAF character.
 
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