Fralin Telecaster Blues Special Set

Fralin Telecaster Blues Special pickups are ideal if you’re looking for balance in your Tele tone. Not too bright, not too dark? The this Tele set is for you.

While playing clean, Blues Specials sound thick and creamy with open and clear highs and a thicker midrange. The overwound coil tames your highs and bumps your midrange. Far more than the Fralin Vintage Hot Telecaster Pickups, while you can expect more of a traditional Tele Tone than compared to the Fralin Steel Pole 42s Tele sets.

With distortion, you can expect a light compression, low-end growl, and a medium attack. Single notes sound thick and round, while chords have a full tone with an early breakup. Finally, Blues Special Pickups are for you if you’re looking for more output from your current pickups, but still looking to keep that traditional Tele tone.

Made in the USA with all American made parts. Hand wound using the Fralin “sectioning” technique for a high quality build you would expect from the Fralin brand.

Nickel, Chrome or Raw Nickel covers stock available. Other cover options available on order. Cut off for these orders is the 13th of each month and dispatched from Tone Merchants in the first to second week of the new month. Once dispatched, you will receive notification with tracking details.

USD $226.44$235.64 excl GST

Fralin Telecaster Blues Special Set

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Product Description

Fralin Telecaster Blues Special pickups are ideal if you’re looking for balance in your Tele tone. Not too bright, not too dark? The this Tele set is for you.

While playing clean, Blues Specials sound thick and creamy with open and clear highs and a thicker midrange. The overwound coil tames your highs and bumps your midrange. Far more than the Fralin Vintage Hot Telecaster Pickups, while you can expect more of a traditional Tele Tone than compared to the Fralin Steel Pole 42s Tele sets.

With distortion, you can expect a light compression, low-end growl, and a medium attack. Single notes sound thick and round, while chords have a full tone with an early breakup. Finally, Blues Special Pickups are for you if you’re looking for more output from your current pickups, but still looking to keep that traditional Tele tone.

Fralin Telecaster Blues Special Specs:

  • 5% more coil than the Fralin Vintage Hot Tele set for a warmer, thicker tone.
  • Modified Fender specifications, optimized for output.
  • High output, but still has Fender sparkle.
  • Compensated Bridge for even volume across all pickups.
  • USA-made Alnico 5 Magnets for optimal tonal balance and output.
  • Two different magnet staggers for optimizing pickups for your instrument.
  • Hand-wound with our “Sectioning” technique for unique, dynamic tone.
  • Hand-built fiberboard Bobbins for unrivaled quality control.
  • Backed by our 10-Year Warranty on manufacturing defects.

Fralin Tele Neck Covers

Nickel, Chrome or Raw Nickel covers stock available. Other cover colours available on order. Cut off for these orders is the 13th of each month and dispatched from Tone Merchants in the first to second week of the new month. Once dispatched, you will receive notification with tracking details.

Cover Options:

  • Polished Nickel.
  • Polished Nickel Open-Top Cover.
  • Raw Nickel Cover.
  • Raw Nickel Open-Top Cover.
  • Chrome Cover (+$15.00)
  • Chrome Open-Top Cover (+$15.00)
  • Gold Cover (+$15.00)
  • Gold Open-Top Cover (+$15.00)

Fralin Telecaster Custom Pickups:

Fralin Pickups offer a wide range of custom options to find the tone you desire. Choose from a Stock, Flat or Hybrid Magnet Stagger and increased outputs on both the neck and bridge pickups. At Tone Merchants we have the Stock Wind option available to purchase online, dispatched on a trek and trace courier to you. For custom wind options, contact us to place an order for these to be made specifically for you.



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