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Hi,Pickups with nonadjustable pole pieces meant for right-handed guitars because the fixed pieces give balance string to string volume. They are staggered in height with each pole sensing just one string.The high E string is too low in volume, and the B and G strings are too loud.To balance the output of these strings the pole piece for E string is taller and the B and G are shorter. If a staggered pickup for a righty is put on a lefty the string to string volume balance will be odd to say the least.The closer pole pieces are to the strings the louder the sound. Fender and Duncan both make lefty pickups. This info is from the book GUITAR ELECTRONICS FOR MUSICIANS.I only build lefties and I use adjustable pole pickup used for right-handed. I just adjust them.
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