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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-07-2007, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
 
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Opinions on Kent Armstrong pickups...

Anybody used/use/heard these things?? I suspect
they could be of the "powersound" quality...
I dono, mabye they are pretty good....
On the bay there are 2 high output 4 wire pickups for like
$65-70 and that includes screws, pickup rings and springs.Output is
something like 20k dc resistance (i could be wrong but it's high)
What do ya think??
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-08-2007, 12:27 AM
 
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Re: Opinions on Kent Armstrong pickups...

I used to be all-about Armstrong pickups: they were cheap, sounded great, and the customer service was impeccable. However, over time the "motherbucker" and M215 (the "metal" hi-gain pickup) started to sound worse and worse. My rig hadn't changed, the guitars were fine- maybe it was my tastes.

Their prices have gone up alot, and I really don't think that for $70 you're getting a better pickup from Armstrong than you would from Dimarzio or Duncan.
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