transitional hi gain?

Early years of Rickenbacker Guitars prior to and including 1972

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transitional hi gain?

Postby (Revbrodiddley) » Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:06 pm

So i "stumbled" upon a pair of these. So thats what this is? First phase hi gain pickup? ... res/jYGk7o

I'm considering putting these in a 330 to see if theres any significant difference in tone. Does anyone have any experience with them? Know what they sound like? Know what they're worth?

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Re: transitional hi gain?

Postby (242_foxtrot) » Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:54 pm

381 type Coils. First style of Hi-Gains that came out in 1969.
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Re: transitional hi gain?

Postby (Danotron) » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:18 am

I've had these types of pickups in a few vintage Ricks. I like them! They're a bit "dirtier" sounding and not as chimey clean as most Rick pickups. Give me a shot!
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Transitional hi gain?

Postby (8mileshigher) » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:20 am

I have Transitional High Gains on my 480 model from 1973. They are really gainy and give that guitar a real dirty sound. And they are quite loud compared to later model High Gains that I have on other Rics. 8)
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Re: transitional hi gain?

Postby (kennyhowes) » Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:52 am

I'm actually looking for some of them...
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