A Noiseless Humbucker-Sized Single Coil?

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  1. Carl Kolchak

    Carl Kolchak Last of the famous international playboys

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    I was wondering if someone makes a humbucker-sized noiseless single coil pup? I like the sound of one of the coil split BKPs I have in a Kiesel, but it's too noisy to record with.
     
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    akinari SS.org Regular

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    The Fralin Big Single or a Dimarzio Bluesbucker. Some people say the Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell is like a single coil, but it just sounds like a bright humbucker to me.
     
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    Carl Kolchak Last of the famous international playboys

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    Damn! I forgot to say I needed one for a 7 string.
     
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    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    Elysian?
     
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    TonyFlyingSquirrel Cherokee Warrior

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    EMG H.
    Ceramic magnet SC in a Humbucker housing.
     
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    Baelzebeard Grinder of strings

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    Try your humbucker wired in parallel first.

    Not perfectly single coily, but really cops the tone of a strat in position 2 or 4. Much brighter and percussive than series wired. I put a series/parallel switch in all my guitars for at least the neck pickup.
     
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    Carl Kolchak Last of the famous international playboys

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    I ended up ordering a BKP P90 Warpig.
     
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