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Classic Strat tone without the hum.

The Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set can breath new life into your Stratocaster. Made with Alnico V magnets, custom magnet wire, and aged white covers with gold "Noiseless" logo. The 3 pickup set comes with 3 control pots. Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickups are crisp, clear, and quiet.


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FenderVintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set
 
4.6

(based on 82 reviews)

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    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (8)
  • Improves sound (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Functional (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (5)
  • Practicing (5)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Vintage Tone

I bought a 2012 MIM Std Stratocaster from MF... I didn't mind the stock Pups but the buzz/hum was driving me nuts... so I bought a set up for the VN...Read complete review

I bought a 2012 MIM Std Stratocaster from MF... I didn't mind the stock Pups but the buzz/hum was driving me nuts... so I bought a set up for the VN Pups online, installed the new Pups, a 3 ply eggshell 3 ply pickguard and put in some shielding and EXTRA wiring for the grounds.

My views are based on playing several guitars over time and by playing my VN modded Strat through 3 different amps.

1. The neck and middle Pups are just great 100/100... the neck gives that Hendrix crunch and tone when I use some of the Hendrix presets downloaded for my Mustang II and Mustang IV (V2) amps. The middle gives a nice Telly type twang and if you roll down the tones below 5 on the higher gain models on the SS amps you will be happy as a a beaver in a creek full of trout.

2. The Bridge sounds a little weak and is very low output on mine and I tweaked with the heights of all of the Pups from the Fender settings to my own... it is still a little "light on" = 60/100

3. These are VERY LOW output Pups. On my Strat I will have my Master volume on my Mustang II amp at 7 and the Strat volume at 7 to get the same sound I can get from my PRS SE Bernie Marsden volume on 1 and the amp on 3... really they are low output... but the tones will make up for that.

4. On high gain settings I got a little fizz on the 2 and 4 positions but after some extra earthing I solved that minor issue.

5. Settings 1-3-5 are really now all in play... zero hum and some great classic Strat twang, bark, crunch and bite can be had using the right amp settings. The neck gives a perfect Hendrix pump on the right amp settings.

6. Be sure to check the correct wiring diagrams as I have seen 5 versions online and even from Fender that are incorrect. If you contact me somehow here I can send you the right one.

I play a lot of rock, blues and some psychadelic stuff.. a heap of The Who, Pearl Jam, Hendrix, Ian Moss, Cold Chisel, Glenn Campbell, Bowie, some SRV, ELO, George Harrison etc. ALL sound very nice.

The 60's tones I can get from this and the Hendrix presets on the Mustang amps are scarily good, especially that Little Wing tone and Red House Blues, Hey Joe, Pali Gap etc.

I also put in the Clapton TBX boost and removed it because I can get those sounds using my modelling amps.

I also played this for hours through a mate's Princeton tube amp and it is TRULY awesome the tone one can get... even better than using the SS amps.

Also driven through a Boss DS-1 type overdrive pedal is no problem... have also tried a black-box, green screamer (external pedals as well as Mustang IV mods)... all are good

My only major problem is that you will really need to double check the capacitors, resistors and wiring as it can be a bit tricky if you get it wrong at first. I am an electronic engineer and was befuddled how Fender could put out wrong switching set up figures.

Overall I would give them 88/100 in rating. My favorite sounding Strat Pups are those they are using in the reissue '65 Strat and the CS 69 Pups but these are very NICE for 60's tone hounds like me. Some people prefer the Hot VN Pups because of the low output issue but I think these sound a tad better and more VINTAGE (which is why we bought these in the first place.... amirite or amirite) !

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Adjust them Low and they sing

Until I put these babies down real low, almost level to the pick guard, did they sound like a strat should with that "woodie" Hendrix bass sound and ringing highs....Read complete review

Until I put these babies down real low, almost level to the pick guard, did they sound like a strat should with that "woodie" Hendrix bass sound and ringing highs. I first set them to the factory heights as per the Fender website and I hated these things. I thought I got ripped off, but reading all the news-groups about them had set me straight. Keep them low and you will love them. If you record, you must have these. They are truely quiet. I record in a industral area with hi-current powerlines all around me. Texas specials, vintage, Lace sensors, and standards all hum as loud and the notes I'm playing. These quys are SUPER QUIET. Buy them and adjust them low.

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(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Quite Enjoyable

By Van Pelt

from Saint Paul MN

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Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

OK. I've read a LOT of reviews about these Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickups and most people tend to like them. However, it seems there is also a lot of people who feel they sound too much like a humbucker or they sound lifeless with zero tone. I couldn't disagree more.I rate these overall a 5. Here is why: I want my Strat to be a Strat. I love the Strat sound. These pickups deliver without the hum. They're punchy, crunchy, bluesy and cut through exactly where I want them to when I want them to. From blues to surf and everything in between these p'ups are exactly what I've been looking for. Genuine Strat sound.I have not been able to play my Strat at a show in a very long time. I don't care what anybody says, but I canNOT stand the buzz that goes along with the single coils. It was so overbearing that it made everything suck on stage. I've tried shielding and everything else but it never seemed to make any difference. Pick these up if you feel the same way. You'll be glad you did.Two more things. 1. For those who may not know, these are not metal pickups. 2. They only come in white, which is super lame, but you can find black covers for them, though its very difficult because they are not standard single coil covers. Ask me where and I will show you.

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Vintage Tone

By dogsbrekky

from NY

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Pros

  • 60's Blues N Rock
  • Good Quality
  • Hendrix Tone
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

    I bought a 2012 MIM Std Stratocaster from MF... I didn't mind the stock Pups but the buzz/hum was driving me nuts... so I bought a set up for the VN Pups online, installed the new Pups, a 3 ply eggshell 3 ply pickguard and put in some shielding and EXTRA wiring for the grounds.

    My views are based on playing several guitars over time and by playing my VN modded Strat through 3 different amps.

    1. The neck and middle Pups are just great 100/100... the neck gives that Hendrix crunch and tone when I use some of the Hendrix presets downloaded for my Mustang II and Mustang IV (V2) amps. The middle gives a nice Telly type twang and if you roll down the tones below 5 on the higher gain models on the SS amps you will be happy as a a beaver in a creek full of trout.

    2. The Bridge sounds a little weak and is very low output on mine and I tweaked with the heights of all of the Pups from the Fender settings to my own... it is still a little "light on" = 60/100

    3. These are VERY LOW output Pups. On my Strat I will have my Master volume on my Mustang II amp at 7 and the Strat volume at 7 to get the same sound I can get from my PRS SE Bernie Marsden volume on 1 and the amp on 3... really they are low output... but the tones will make up for that.

    4. On high gain settings I got a little fizz on the 2 and 4 positions but after some extra earthing I solved that minor issue.

    5. Settings 1-3-5 are really now all in play... zero hum and some great classic Strat twang, bark, crunch and bite can be had using the right amp settings. The neck gives a perfect Hendrix pump on the right amp settings.

    6. Be sure to check the correct wiring diagrams as I have seen 5 versions online and even from Fender that are incorrect. If you contact me somehow here I can send you the right one.

    I play a lot of rock, blues and some psychadelic stuff.. a heap of The Who, Pearl Jam, Hendrix, Ian Moss, Cold Chisel, Glenn Campbell, Bowie, some SRV, ELO, George Harrison etc. ALL sound very nice.

    The 60's tones I can get from this and the Hendrix presets on the Mustang amps are scarily good, especially that Little Wing tone and Red House Blues, Hey Joe, Pali Gap etc.

    I also put in the Clapton TBX boost and removed it because I can get those sounds using my modelling amps.

    I also played this for hours through a mate's Princeton tube amp and it is TRULY awesome the tone one can get... even better than using the SS amps.

    Also driven through a Boss DS-1 type overdrive pedal is no problem... have also tried a black-box, green screamer (external pedals as well as Mustang IV mods)... all are good

    My only major problem is that you will really need to double check the capacitors, resistors and wiring as it can be a bit tricky if you get it wrong at first. I am an electronic engineer and was befuddled how Fender could put out wrong switching set up figures.

    Overall I would give them 88/100 in rating. My favorite sounding Strat Pups are those they are using in the reissue '65 Strat and the CS 69 Pups but these are very NICE for 60's tone hounds like me. Some people prefer the Hot VN Pups because of the low output issue but I think these sound a tad better and more VINTAGE (which is why we bought these in the first place.... amirite or amirite) !

    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Fender Noiseless for Strats

    By Professor Bob

    from Greater Metropolitan Tulsa Area

    Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

    Having spent a couple of thousand on other p/u for strats (no exag., I have a couple of shoe boxes of them in my garage;Dimarzio,SD,etc), these suit my ears perfectly. Set-up is critical, proper pot and cap values also. Once they are dialed in, however,they make a swamp-ash/maple-neck strat speak with the voice of St.Jimi...

    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great tone, no noise, win-win!

    By SheldonP

    from Sandpoint, ID

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    Pros

    • Classic Strat Tone
    • No Hum
    • Respond Well To Mods

    Cons

    • Set Up Is Tricky

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

      I recently installed a set of these on a custom build for a customer. Having played a few Strats equipped with these pups and not being that wild about the tones, I wasn't expecting to be blown away. Once installed per the Fender schematic, they were a bit bland and thin for my tastes overall. The customer agreed, but really didn't want to spend more money on a different pup set. Fortunately, a five minute internet search gave me quite a few options for wiring mods. With 500K pots and a simple "stock strat" 5-way wiring setup, they sing! All of that smooth, punchy, classic Strat tone with no hum!

      I will say that after testing through several amps, these pups don't seem to like modeling/COSM amps AT ALL. They lose sparkle, punch and clarity. Give 'em some tubes to compress (even cheap little 5 watt practice amps)and they come to life.

      Overall a GREAT pickup set, albeit a bit finicky as to setup and amp pairing.

      (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Major MIM upgrade!!!!!!

      By spike

      from yooper

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Quality
      • I Have A Mim Hss And The
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

        I have a mim strat with a hss setup, and the pups
        were real noisey. I purchased these pickups and had a friend install them along with a new pickguard and I am completely blown away by not only the fact that they are quiet but the TONES!WOW! My friend also recommended I install a 400k oil capacitor instead of the stock ceramic one for true vintage tone!These pups are really transparent, they definitely make you an honest player.

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Adjust them Low and they sing

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

        Until I put these babies down real low, almost level to the pick guard, did they sound like a strat should with that "woodie" Hendrix bass sound and ringing highs. I first set them to the factory heights as per the Fender website and I hated these things. I thought I got ripped off, but reading all the news-groups about them had set me straight. Keep them low and you will love them. If you record, you must have these. They are truely quiet. I record in a industral area with hi-current powerlines all around me. Texas specials, vintage, Lace sensors, and standards all hum as loud and the notes I'm playing. These quys are SUPER QUIET. Buy them and adjust them low.

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great sound and no noise

        By loudog

        from Louisiana

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          I've had a set installed in my MIM Strat for a long time. I used the 1 MEG pots and .022 cap supplied with the set. I was not happy with the sound and the pots provided very little change through the rotation. No tone or volume changes until the last 1/4 of the rotation. After some research and some suggestions, I installed 250K pots (Bourns) and .047 cap (Orange Drop) and the sound was much better with more control provided with the 250K pots. A very important step is to lower all the pickups to almost level with the pickguard and then raise them individually until they sound right. I didn't think that I would be able to hear the difference, but I was wrong. The differences through even very slight height changes was very easy to hear. The pickups may not be level when you finish, so don't look down if it bothers you. After the final setup, my Strat sounds great with no noise!!

          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very nice for the price

          By fenderbender48

          from St. Louis, MO

          See all my reviews

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          I bought these to replace the stock pickups in my Squier Bullet Strat, which I bought because it was the cheapest thing on Earth with 6 strings and a Fender logo on it. With the Noiseless pickups, it still sounds like a Squier, but now it's a Squier with some sweet pickups. The sound is not necessarily the most desirable, after all, Fender's Vintage Noiseless Pickups are almost the cheapest stacked single coils on the market. If you're used to playing vintage guitars, these will sound just slightly thicker than old Fender single coils, but rest assured, they don't sound like humbuckers. If, like me, you're used to mediocre (or worse) sounding pickups, these sweet things will blow your mind. Play these through a nice tube amp, and your fingers will bleed, because you just cant stop playing.Bottom line: Best noiseless pickups for the price, and depending on your taste, possibly the best pickups, PERIOD. (If you don't believe me, ask Eric Clapton.)

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love these pickups!

          By Scott Morrise

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          I took a careful couple of hours to install these guys checking and double checking the included schematic against the one at the Fender site. The included directions were absolutely correct but a little difficult to see everything so the online version helped. Little things like a jumper on the volume pot and the location of the cap might be easy to miss so check out the schematic on Fender.com. Wow! When I plugged in to a blues Jr. amp it was like an entirely new guitar. The sound just sparkles and there isn't any hum. My guitar is an Indonesian Squire and I didn't have any problem fitting these into the body. I only had to sand/file the holes in my pick guard a tiny bit to let the pots glide through.
          Everything you need to make your old guitar into a tone dream.
          Everything is solid. Careful though, the tiny wires on the underside look pretty delicate. You could accidentally break one and ruin your day.
          Yeah, for $129, or maybe less if you look around, you can make a cheap guitar sound like an expensive guitar.

          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Hot Rod a Mexican Strat

          By Michael Carpenter

          from Earth

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          High Quality
          If you have a Mexican Standard Srat, these pups are a must. Same pups that are in the Jeff Beck signature American Strat. I put one in the neck and middle along with the much larger volume and tone pots (1 Meg & 500Kx2). I have an SD Humbucker in the bridge (FatStrat). I used the intended bridge pup in the neck. I also replaced the cheap 5 way switch & output jack with QUALITY Fender replacements. The pups are amazing...ZERO noise even when playing high gain through the amp. The highs are ear piercing and the bass is much improved also. This set up really brought out the Strat sound I love so much, no other guitar can replicate the Strat sound. In comparison to the stock pups (junk), these are more than twice as heavy and wound much larger. The wiring diagram that came with these was satisfactory along with one I downloaded from Fender (Fat Strat).
          Excellent quality not a 10 because of the previously mentioned mounting holes not tapped. Simple fix. Pup height is important, as with any.
          If you are thinking these are pricey remember..you get what you pay for. You will not be disappointed especially in a similar set up as mine. For this price I now have a quality Strat just as good as the American. The wood for the body and neck in the Mexican Strats are really quite good.....the electronics are cheap. I have played many American Strats & I like the Mexican neck better, smoother, less abrasive.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My take

          By RipDime-lMwnF

          from New york

          About Me Experienced

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Sounds good

          Cons

          • Dud Every So Often

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          I got this set and there were 2 duds in it. Musiciansfriend rectified the situation with no extra cost to me. I will definitley do business again with them. They were nice and cordial the whole time.

          The set is a great sounding set. It also cuts the 60hz hum completely. They are extremely quiet while maintaining that classic fender tone. The instructions are a bit lacking if you've never done this kind of upgrade but luckily I have wired guitars for a while now so it is a breeze if you are experienced doing it.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Quiet and toneful

          By Marshall Advovate

          from Charleston SC

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          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

          • Bridge Pup Thin

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

          At first I didn't like them because I had to roll the tone knob in position 2 so far back to kill the brightness I lost the pop and snap that good strats have. The bridge pup was a bit too bright sounding for my taste. However, you vintage purists will love them, because the pups were a tad bright on those old-timey guitars and these things hit the old time tone nail on the head. Also, they have no problem smoothly driving an overdriven amp or pedal with lots of sustain and harmonics. Very nice

          Switch Positions 4 and 5 are fantastic. The middle and neck pups have a lot more oomph to them, and the balance was near perfect. Even the middle pickup when used all by itself gave out a nice Tele-like tone.

          On a whim I swapped out the bridge pup with a Little 59 and wow! I got the best of all worlds. The balance is just right even with that HB in the bridge and now I have a number one go-to guitar that gives me a sweet strat sound or one with attitute when I want it. Best of all - these things are quiet! No hum, anywhere. I'm going to put that bridge pup in another guitar in the neck position where I'm hoping the highs will help even out some of that typical neck swampy tone. The tone on it was great, just a little bright.

          I'll buy them again, to be sure.

          (3 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          These Are terrible!

          By Marshall Advovate

          from Charleston SC

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          Pros

          • Functional
          • Noise Free

          Cons

          • Bridge Pickup Failed
          • Harsh Brassy Sound
          • Not Vintage Strat Sound
          • Poor Quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

            I got these pickups thinking I could get that vintage strat sound with out the noise. I was wrong. I hate these pickups. They are brassy, with a nasty high midrange hard honk that is not vintage sounding, yet they have too much highs as well, making them thin and buzzy when in overdrive, especially when using pedals. Even my Soldano SLO100 amp sounds horrible with these, and that is one smokin amp! When my bridge pickup failed Musiciansfriend's answer was too bad, you are past the 30 days, it's Fender's problem now.

            This is bogus! You either stand behind your products or you don't. In this case they did not and I have every right to be mad at MF right now because I spend a lot of money with them. Don't buy these pickups, they suck. Buy the FAT 50's. I got a set of those and they are awesome! They are what these pickups should have been. I am fortunate to be able to play a lot of vintage instruments and these pickups don't even come close to the sound they should have. The Fender Vintage Noiseless pickups are junk. Junk!

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love these pick ups!

            By Larry Graves

            from Austin, TX

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            Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

            I've been playing guitar for over thirty years now. Living primarily in Austin TX one thing you will learn is this towns obsession with "tone". These pickups may not meet purist standards but I can testify that for myself these have plenty of beautiful, soulful tone. And of course the main plus is that they have no noise. I give the nines because nothing is perfect nor should it be.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            nice noiseless set

            By Wishbone

            from Huntsville Texas

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup

              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              will solve your noise issues, which is why I chose them. not too hot and very warm sounding neck position, bridge is a bit bright but pickup height does make a difference with these , try keeping them low with the traditional bridge slightly higher. I used the 1meg tone pots included with the pickups. You can darken them with different values (250K, 500k). they are very quiet as well and do have a nice tone and are very strat sounding for a humbucker. my only complaint is that the set was short one screw ( only 5 not 6) for installing the pickups.and they are no longer US made, assembled in Mexico, not that it is a bad thing, just sayin'!!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Not bad at all

              By The_Matt

              from Guangzhou, China

              About Me Experienced

              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              I have been living in Guangzhou, China for the last year, and have started up a band out here. I've been playing stictly acoustic for a long time, and was at a music shop and found a strat for 360rmb (about $60 US), it had these pickups installed in it already. I tried it out in the store, and right away I knew I found something special, so I bought it. Keep in mind, these pickups are not for heavier styles, but they're great for the style I play (jazzy progressive rock). The highs are glassy and not overbearing, and the lows are chunky and warm, the way I like it. Strumming a full bar chord sounds really sweet, but be warned that these pickups won't respond well to high gain. Clean channel and low-gain make them sound very nice though.

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome pickups!

              By Slowhand22

              from Center Moriches, New York

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              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              I had these pickups for several months now and they are just amazing! They sound just like normal strat pups but with no hum! Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants noiseless single coil pups.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great clean strat sound. no noise

              By Stratoblaster

              from Nashville

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              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              I have several sets of these mounted in three different strats. Each one has a different tone to it, because they were bought in separate years, so beware quality and tone may vary a bit. I initially got these to replace a rather sorry sounding set of stock pickups on a standard strat pair I bought in the late 90s. Talk about a difference. My guitar tech set these up properly (I highly recommend you have a tech do the steup), and I was very impressed. On the more bass-y settings of the 5 way switch, you get that wonderful vintage strat tone; on the treble settings you get that clean biting stratocaster tone that works so well with effects pedals and on leads. Note: I did have one set for the third strat that arrived DOA. The tech said he had never had a Vintage Noiseless set arrive dead, but that was the deal. My third set, bought in the 2005 area, did not seem to have the personality of the first two. They were just a bit weaker, and did not have so much of that lush, rich tone. So be aware that is an issue to look out for. The bottom line, I get a first class high quality tone, found on many of the 1500-2500$ strats, on my standards, without the hefty price tags. I believe I paid 350 each for the guitars, 129$ each for the vintage noiseless pickups and about 50$ per guitar for the tech to install the noiseless pickups. Not a bad deal all things considered. I love my strats with the Vintage Noiseless pickups.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fantastic Pickups

              By Jacob-J4vcr

              from North Georgia

              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              I used to not like Fender before I bought some of these for my Strat-style guitar. They have a fantastic, real vintage sound. Noiseless is definitely right on these pickups. I can't stand extra hum on clean tones. They might not be quite as hard as some other pickups, but they're not supposed to. Still, you can just throw on a distortion pedal and you're good to go. And for the price, I dare you to find me a better deal for three pickups.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              60

              By Uncle Dave

              from Bay Area

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              Comments about Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickup Set:

              That is what I was after, straight ahead traditional Fender sound without the hum, If you use pedals the hum gets worse, with the noiseless that goes away, the rest is dial in the tone you want with the height. Like em, the engraved noiseless on the pickups looks cool too, put these on an 03 Highway one. Very nice. Put a vintage noiseless Tele set on my Tele too. Nice.

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