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Fuzz Face/Mustang: Humbucker vs. Single Coil?


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Hey guys, new here. Just wondering, I'm getting a Squier Vintage Modified Mustang at the end of the month. I'm also gonna get a Fuzz Face. I'm gonna put a TOM bridge in as well, and sand the gloss off the neck. But, should i also get a Seymour Duncan JB? Would it work with the Fuzz Face? I'm going for psychedelic stuff, like Hendrix who used single coils obviously, but I feel the single coil AND the short scale length will result in a honky tone. Thoughts?

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