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Throbak Koss-301

JLee

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Nov 27, 2010
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Any users? I have a set on order for a 1980 Tokai LS-80.

I have Throbak PG-102 and ER Custom sets and love both of them. The LS-80 currently has OX4 Low Winds with Throbak UOA5 magnets and Throbak covers. I always felt there was a level of complexity that’s missing compared to my Throbaks, so I ordered a set of the Koss-301s.

Not necessarily trying to cop Kossoff’s tone, but they sounded like they might be a good fit for this guitar, which has a deep, darker voice.
 

TM1

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Jun 27, 2003
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They’re Great pickups! I have a set in a ‘61 single cut Melody Maker and they really made that guitar come alive!
 

Emiel

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Oct 30, 2015
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The Koss set has a 8.6K neck pickup, won't that make the sound too dark and woofy?

Funny fact: I too have a LS80 fitted with exactly, OX4 low winds (Alnico IV).
 

JLee

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I’ll let you know how the Koss set works out. Didn’t think about the neck...
 
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