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Hello, I am looking to upgrade the pickups in my 1976 fender mustang, I love how it plays and wouldn't trade it for anything but I'm not entirely satisfied with the original pickups. I play almost entirely rhythm, and am looking for something that'll make the chords shine with highs and lows and give me the power I need for twangy riffs.

 

Really I would like anyone who's changed their mustang's pickups to give their opinion of what brands and models I should think about.

 

I want them to have the same plastic covers and I'm not afraid to pay for high end.

I play rockabilly style music with 60's influences.

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