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Mod: Rework a cheap aftermarket Toaster copy pickup to vintage spec
Buyer beware when buying the cheap aftermarket Toaster looking pickups. It is made to resemble a Toaster but is NOT made by Rickenbacker, and it's innards and tone are NOTHING like the Rickenbacker pickup. Sadly like many other reissue pickups I have seen, it is made to LOOK like the original but is NOTHING like it on the inside. It is akin to putting antifreeze a Coke can and selling it as Coke!
Here is a pictorial of me dissecting the copy pickup side by side with the real deal, it concludes with me making a correct replacement pickup for the casing so it will sound AND look like the original.
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