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Scott Appleton

Half Moon Bay, California, USA
Post Posted 6 Oct 2017 2:28 pm     Reply with quote

Has anyone a suggestion for a new pickup for a u12 GFI ultra .. I recently got one with a George L . thanks
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Bobby D. Jones

West Virginia, USA
Post Posted 6 Oct 2017 5:34 pm     GFI Pick up change Reply with quote

I have a GFI S12 U Ultra about 5 years old.
It has a GeorgeL E-66 pick up. That was the factory standard then.
It took some adjusting on my amp to get the sound I wanted but I am happy with it now.
If someone comes up with a better sounding pickup I may have to change mine too.
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Warren Tavernia

Pennsylvania, USA
Post Posted 7 Oct 2017 6:36 pm     Gfi pickup Reply with quote

I sugest telonics 409 pw or bill lawrencs 705. Both great
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Kevin Barber

Marianna, Florida, USA
Post Posted 9 Oct 2017 6:28 pm     Reply with quote

I agree with Warren.

I had a GFI Ultra SD10 and put a Telonics 409 pickup in it and, to me, made a difference for the better. The 409 is a 10 string pickup (I'm thinking). There is a Telonics pickup that I believe is the same concept as the 409, but has a different number for a 12 string steel.

Speaking of the 409, I just put one in my Mullen RP and I really like it! I haven't even messed with the adjustment screws yet. Nothing wrong with the Mullen pickup, I just like trying different things, but to my ear, I like the Telonics.
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