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PRS Guitars Studio, Special Semi-Hollow & Narrowfield Pickups Demos - Winter Gear Slam '21

February 8, 2021
Watch how a pair of new additions to the core line flex the versatility of a newly redesigned pickup.
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A Homemade “Third Hand”

December 18, 2020
While on a Gibson factory tour, I learned I could easily make my own DIY humbucker installation tool out of materials lying around my shop.
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Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter Guitar Products Introduces the Electric Ed 13/8 Humbuckers

December 7, 2020
A medium-output set that features an alnico V magnet and a nickel base plate.
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Mojotone

Mojotone Introduces the DW Tomahawk Generation 2 Humbucker

October 30, 2020
Between the Buried and Me guitarist Dustie Waring collaborated with the company for a new iteration of his signature pickup.
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How to Get the Most out of Hum-Sing-Hum Wiring

September 11, 2020
This circuit lets you get HSH and SSS-like tones from a single guitar.
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The Fascinating Peavey T-60 Tone Circuit

July 3, 2020
With out-of-phase and coil-switching options, a treble-bleed network, and individual volume and tone controls for each pickup, this dual-humbucker’s wiring was ahead of its time when it came out in 1978.
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Mojotone

Mojotone Announces the 44 Magnum High-Output Humbucker

April 7, 2020
The company's most aggressive humbucker is aimed at modern-metal jammers.
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10 "Wide Range"-Style Pickups for Plebs

March 6, 2020
Fender's hallowed vintage humbucker with CuNiFe-magnet pole pieces boasts one-of-a-kind tones. Problem is, it costs $500+ per pickup on the used market.
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KLine

K-Line Guitars Introduces New Humbucker Pickups

March 2, 2020
The PAF-style pickups are available in four different output levels ranging from 7.2k to 8.5k.
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EMG

EMG Pickups Introduces NAMM 2020 Lineup

January 18, 2020
New offerings include signature sets from Jim Root, Robert Trujillo, and an update on their 57/66 set.
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Mojotone

Mojotone Introduces the ’59 P.A.F. Humbucker Set

December 3, 2019
A replica of one of the most desirable humbuckers of all time.
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Tools for the Task: Humbuckers for the Heavy

October 18, 2019
Inject your guitar with newfound fury by dropping in a new humbucker or two.
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Cole Clark

Summer NAMM 2019: Cole Clark Guitars FL2ECBLBLHUM

July 20, 2019
Who says a high-end flattop can’t rock out with its magnetic humbucker out?
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Janktone

Janktone Launches the Jankenstein Humbucker Pickup

July 1, 2019
Each coil is wound for position-specific placement, allowing for coil splitting with no appreciable volume loss.
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Sheptone

Sheptone Introduces the Wanker Humbucker

April 16, 2019
A high-output 'bucker aimed at adding some fire to Strat-style guitars.
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Mod Garage: How to Shield Humbucking Pickup Covers

November 30, 2018
Metal covers offer shielding, but they also rob high end. Is there a way to get around this and have the best of both worlds?
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Sheptone

Sheptone Introduces the Tribute 2 Pickups

November 12, 2018
A vintage-inspired pickup that aims to warm up instruments that lean towards the brighter side.
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Triad

Triad Custom Guitars Introduces the Nemesis Humbucker

October 18, 2018
Each pickup features in-house CNC machined wood bobbins, Alnico V magnets, and are voiced for a medium-to-high-gain rock/metal tone.
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Ormsby

Ormsby Guitars Introduces the Metal Series and New Goliath Models

August 30, 2018
The company announces the Metal X and Metal V, as well as a new Goliath headless model.
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Silver Hand Pickups

Silver Hand Pickups Releases the Missing Link Humbucker

June 30, 2018
A new line of humbuckers that use threaded magnets rather than a bar magnet.
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