Split Blade For Mustang
Our Split Blades for Mustang offers noise-free tone, in many different outputs. Custom-built for the Mustang model, these pickups allow you to turn on high definition mode on your guitar.
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Split Blade For Mustang FEATURES:
Split Blade Mustang Pickups: The revolutionary design in single-coil sound, without the hum. This pickup is built with a 2-coil design using steel blades for the pole piece. Unlike most humbucking pickups, Split Blades are designed with a left and right coil design, offering a truer and more balanced single-coil tone. You can expect a traditional single-coil tone from Split Blades, except with a bit more fatness and warmth. Split Blades are perfect for those who love the tone of their Mustang, but want to rid themselves of the noise.
The Split Blades for Mustang give you 3-Wire Pickups for phase reverse and a Left-Handed Bridge pickup.
- Single-Coil tone, with no Hum
- Fantastic string articulation, dynamics, and enhanced detail
- Cloth leads for easy installation (installs like a regular Mustang pickup)
- Overlapping pole pieces for even volume across all strings: even went bent
- 10-Year Warranty against manufacturing defects
- 30-day Risk-Free exchange policy for tonal reasons
Lindy Fralin Split Blade Pickups are unique: they offer a single-coil sound, with no hum, whatsoever. You can expect a fantastic warm, full-bodied tone with incredible string articulation and enhanced detail. Low strings sound clear and articulate, while the plain strings sound thicker than a single-coil, but still sparkle. Also, adjusting the pickup on the Bass and Treble ends really allows the player to fine-tune the pickup to his or her needs.
Split Blade Pickups will not pull the strings out of tune – even if they get close to the strings. When playing with distortion, Split Blade Pickups sound thick and dynamically rich. Chords have a nice compression on them while single note lines have a much larger sonic footprint. Split Blades sound thicker than our Vintage Hots out of the box in our Vintage output option.
Split Blades for Mustang are wound by hand with 43 Gauge SPN wire, with Ceramic magnets.
Split Blades read a lot lower than most pickups due to them being so efficient. Don’t go by ohm readings – they won’t give you any accurate information.
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Thinking about Fralin Split Blade pups in my 2022 Player Mustang. Not sure about HO or Blues pups. The Blues pups would require pot replacements. Would this require both Volume and Tone pots to be replaced? I believe Volume pot is logarithmic and tone pot is linear...correct? Do I need to replace both with 500K units?
Q Thinking about Fralin Split Blade pups in my 2022 Player Mustang. Not sure about HO or Blues pups...... Read moreA
Hey Ed, you only really need to replace the Volume Pot value. Logarithmic is the recommended value for the Volume Pot.
The Mustang pick-up will be used in a Warmoth build. I plan on placing it in the middle position; the guitar is a single pick-up build. Also, I would like a complete harness with the pick-up. Please, advise before I buy.
Q The Mustang pick-up will be used in a Warmoth build. I plan on placing it in the middle position;...... Read moreA
Hey William, the Split Blade should work just fine in your guitar. We do not make any Mustang harnesses or pickguards at the moment, but you can probably find them out there! Select the output that sounds best to you - Vintage Output will give you the clearest tone. High Output sounds louder and thicker but is still bright. Blues sounds warmer but needs 500K pots. Super High Output is our highest output and sounds more like a Humbucker.
Can any of the other neck pickup variants balance with a Super High Output pickup in the bridge? I like the idea of having a bridge pickup capable of doing heavier styles and a neck pickup that cleans up well. I know there is a risk of the bridge pickup overpowering the neck pickup, and also the consideration of differing pot values. Any suggestions on what could pair with a Super High Output bridge pickup or is a Super High Output neck pickup my...
Q Can any of the other neck pickup variants balance with a Super High Output pickup in the bridge? ...... Read moreA
Hey Aaron - yes! The Blues Output will give you exactly what you're looking for. A Blues neck and a Super High Output Bridge will balance well, provide a cleaner neck tone, and a thicker and dirtier bridge tone. We recommend a 500K pot setup for this combination.
Hey I’m wanting to upgrade my mustang pickups to the split blades. I was wanting to get the output that will be similar in volume to my Gibson Les Paul so I don’t have to make any adjustments and I won’t get lost in the mix when swapping guitars. Thanks!
Q Hey I’m wanting to upgrade my mustang pickups to the split blades. I was wanting to get the outpu...... Read moreA
Hey Ryan, check out our Super High Output Split Blades - they are designed to be similar in output to our low-output humbuckers!
When ordering pickups with different outputs, do you need to choose 3 wire modification?
Q When ordering pickups with different outputs, do you need to choose 3 wire modification?A
Hey David, if you're buying a set of pickups, there's no need to choose 3-Wire.
Exactly what I was looking for in my Mustang/DS-2 build.
I read the reviews on this page and then brought the Split Blades with High Output (+500k pots) for a Fender American Performer Mustang. I play indie and rock and found the Yosemite pickups too twangy for the music style.
These pickups have really done what I was looking for. It’s much more of a modern sound now and works really well with every rock/indie/metal effect I’m using.
My other guitar is a Les Paul with Seymour Duncan ‘Whole Lotta Humbuckers’ fitted and I can now switch between the guitars without the Mustang sounding weak and underpowered in comparison.
I have nothing but good things to say. To say I’m delighted is an understatement. It’s great to have my Mustang back as my guitar of choice.
I’m in the UK so it wasn’t cheap. Shipping from the USA was expensive but very quick and professional. There is also the import tax charge (£50) which needs paying to get it through customs and this is separate to everything else.
Expensive but definitely worth it and the guitars now a keeper for life!
I have had Fralin JM pickups and I like them, a LOT. But. Honest to God, these have made my Mustang the best sounding guitar I have. They have a full, thick tone. Even our drummer told me, “best tone you’ve ever had”. I am inclined to agree. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy them again or recommend them.
Bought the split blades with blues output with 500k volume pots and put them on an American Professional Mustang because I prefer a short scale but love the strat tone. I’m blown away at how good it sounds. Such a nice, thick, and creamy tone that’s perfect for the music I like to play (Hendrix, SRV, etc). Handles overdrive and fuzz beautifully (no hum either!).