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DiMarzio Virtual Vintage Blues Pickup

What do you need in order to play blues with a Strat®? The DiMarzio Virtual Vintage Blues pickup has more power and warmth than a typical single-coil. You can really hear these qualities when you’re playing the DiMarzio Virtual Vintage Blues Pickup .It withstands hard picking and opens up when you’re playing with an overdriven amp. Instead of shrinking away, the sound jumps out of the speakers. These qualities are really useful for getting a fat neck position sound, but they’re outstanding for the bridge position — particularly if you have a thin-sounding guitar or use light gauge strings. It’s a tough sounding bridge pickup with warmer guitars, and makes a good neck and middle choice to match with a full-size bridge humbucker. As the rest of the DVirtual Vintage family, it’s dead quiet; there’s practically no hum at all.

The Virtual Vintage Blues Pickup is a more muscular pickup than typical vintage single-coils. Unlike thinner-sounding pickups, it stands up to hard picking — the sound seems to expand through an overdriven amp instead of shrinking away. This quality is really useful for the neck position, if you have a thin-sounding guitar and want to fatten the tone. With warmer-sounding guitars, it’s a strong, tough-sounding bridge pickup. 

 

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