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Seymour Duncan Announces Josh Smith Flat V Signature Pickups

Seymour Duncan Announces Josh Smith Flat V Signature Pickups

Josh Smith's signature Flat V pickup set features a blend of Alnico 2 and Alnico 4 magnets in the bridge, and Alnico 3 magnets in the neck.


Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of guitar and bass pickups, effects pedals, and pedal amps, is proud to announce the Josh Smith Flat V Signature Pickups are now available to order from the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop and from Seymour Duncan dealers. An additional 50 units (signed by Josh Smith) are available exclusively at Sweetwater.

Josh Smith is well-known for his soulful and nuanced approach to playing blues, jazz, country, rock, and everything in between. He trusts Tele-style guitars for any gig, session, or world tour, and when he needed a custom pickup set with responsiveness dialed to his playing style, he came to Seymour Duncan. His signature Flat V pickup set features a unique blend of Alnico 2 and Alnico 4 magnets in the bridge, and Alnico 3 magnets in the neck which provide Josh an uncompressed tone that responds to his most expressive playing. These dynamic, vintage output pickups are now available in the Custom Shop for any fans of fat, twangy Tele-style guitar tones.

Seymour Duncan Josh Smith Flat V Pickup Set - Signed

Josh Smith Flat V PU Set, Signed
Seymour Duncan
$300.00

“I've worked really hard on these, as have everybody here at Seymour Duncan,” said Smith. “It's great now that people will be able to get these pickups standalone and try them out, because I really think they're just incredible T-style pickups.”

For more information, please visit customshop.seymourduncan.com.

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