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Phosphor Bronze doesn't work with mag pickups does it?

Ughhh... Just finished modding a Harmony Patrician for my buddy for his birthday. I added a custom wound six pole mag pickup. I headed down to a music store that I don't usually go to and asked him for a set of light gauge D'Addario's for a single coil pickup that I installed on an acoustic. He gave me EJ16s... I didn't think about it until I got home, that he may have given me strings for something with a transducer, which isn't the case. If I put these on the guitar will I get any sound?? Ughhh...... and of course tomorrow all music stores in the area are closed and it's the day I need to give it to him. I suppose I could steal the set I just put on my  Gibson ES-125. Arrghh...

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Yep they will still work as they have a steel core but wont have as much moving mass as a regular Electric guitar string (steel core and steel wound )

i did the same thing myself once and tried them anyway they do work just not as well on the wound strings

hope that helps - if your not in too much of a rush just takee them back and exchange them

juju :)
Thanks Juju. I decided to rob my Gibson of it's new strings and put them on this build. i want to give it as a birthday gift tomorrow and i want it rocking right. I'll head back out and get myself some good strings. I can save the bronze for one of my piezo projects. I'll post picts soon. Thanks again!

juju said:
Yep they will still work as they have a steel core but wont have as much moving mass as a regular Electric guitar string (steel core and steel wound )

i did the same thing myself once and tried them anyway they do work just not as well on the wound strings

hope that helps - if your not in too much of a rush just takee them back and exchange them

juju :)
They will work but they won't work. You might be able to crank the amp and hear a thin tone, but you can't use them on a client guitar.

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