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K&K pickups on a 12 string

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Posted 2020-10-06 9:57 AM (#552990)
Subject: K&K pickups on a 12 string

June 2015
Posts: 26

Location: Charleston SC

Hello all!

I have a 2000 W598 with the thin line pickup system. To me it does not sounds as good as the older ones so I want to install the K&K pickups. 

Which one is the best for the Fan bracing?  I have an external preamp/equilizer so a passive system is prefered.






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Posted 2020-10-21 9:49 PM (#554093 - in reply to #552990)
Subject: Re: K&K pickups on a 12 string

March 2013
Posts: 351

Location: undisclosed
I'd like to see the fan bracing to see where the bridge lies on it but I'd think their pure classic might be a go if there is room for 4 transducers or the pure steel if there is only room for 3. On my Pacemeker with it's bracing I used the Big Twin system with great results, it is posted on the bottom feeding guild area I think. For a conventional 12 string bridge plate bracing they do make a 12 string set up but it is largely for x bracing. All of these pickups are fairly interchangeable with the big difference being size. Mount with Super Glue gel for the most volume and tone.
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