Does anyone or has anyone used two  6 string humbuckers to make an 8 string lap steel? If so how did you configure the pole pieces or place the pickups?

matching  up with the 8 strings more important than looks. (Could be 8 or more strings)

thank you for any input and advice. I can’t afford an 8 string pickup at this time but do have several  inexpensive humbuckers with 6 pole pieces.

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Depends on your string spacing, but you might be better with a pair of P Bass pickups.

The P Bass pickups are a good recommendation.

You could also use 2 Lipstick Tube pickups wired in series. 

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