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The Pickup King: A Video Interview with Seymour Duncan

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Custom Wound Pickups Part I

Seymour himself is at the winder in this video, showing how he makes pickups. He explains scatter winding and passes on some knowledge that was passed along to him from Leo Fender.


 

Custom Wound Pickups Pickups Part II

Seymour''s right-hand woman, Marisela Juarez is featured in this clip. Marisela runs the custom shop and has wound pickups for the guitars played on many of the albums in your collection.


 

Interview with Seymour - Part I

Every legend has an inspiring story about how it all began and Seymour Duncan is no different. An inquisitive young Seymour fixed a string-damaged Tele pickup back in the day and that launched it all.

 

Interview with Seymour - Part II

In this segment, Seymour talks about meeting Les Paul and developing a long-lasting friendship with Seth Lover, the inventor of the original PAF humbucking pickup. In fact, Seth gave Seymour his notes, his winder and many protoypes before he died. You''ll see Seymour bring out the holy grail in this clip, the original PAF humbucker.

 
Interview with Seymour Duncan - Part III

Seymour pulls out more early PAF humbuckers made by Seth Lover and Seth''s own winder. Also, Seymour talks about making pickups for the best guitarists in the world.


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