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NAMM '18 - Solodallas SD-50 and Solo71 T-Top Humbucker Demos

February 15, 2018
The AC/DC gear nuts unveil their take on the amp head and classic PAF humbuckers that powered Angus Young’s vintage SG.
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TV Jones Unveils the Starwood Humbucker

February 8, 2018
This pickup marks the first time the company has made a PAF-style humbucker for full-scale stock production.
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NAMM '18 - Mojotone Hot Quiet Coil P-90, '58 Quiet Coil HSS & Slammins 2x12 Cabinet Demos

February 5, 2018
Updates on classic pickups, plus a new ready-for-speakers cab designed especially for live performance.
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DiMarzio Releases the Satchur8 Humbucker

January 22, 2018
Designed with Joe Satriani around an alnico 8 magnet with tons of output.
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Lollar Announces Release of dB Humbucker Pickup

January 9, 2018
The humbucker sports a double-blade design and offers up aggressive electric guitar tones.
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Dave Mustaine Signature Thrash Factor Pickup

December 19, 2017
The company worked closely with Dave to recreate the tone and feel of his favorite JB humbucker.
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Seymour Duncan and Joe Bonamassa Team Up to Create the Amos Pickup Set

November 28, 2017
The pickups were replicated with alnico 6 magnets patterned off of Bonamassa's original Flying V.
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Mad Hatter Guitar Products Unveils the Super Shredder Humbucker

November 17, 2017
The company teamed up with Fralin Pickups to design a humbucker with note clarity and focused mids that's based on Fralin's Unbucker.
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Staff Picks: Single-Coils or Humbuckers?

November 10, 2017
You don’t have to choose just one, but it’s fun to debate and there’s no accounting for tastes. Angel Vivaldi joins us in discussing our pickup preferences.
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Nordstrand Audio Releases the Big SplitMan

September 15, 2017
A drop-in replacement that features alnico V magnets.
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Sheptone Debuts 53mm Bridge Humbucker

August 21, 2017
This humbucker was previously only available off the company's "secret" menu.
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Guitar Pickups 101

August 7, 2017
Confused by terms like alnico, Formvar, and pole pieces? Dive into our primer to discover the history and technology behind the electric guitar’s most essential component.
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SNAMM '17 - Lust For Tone Envy No 1, '61 Lustbucker, and Outlaw Demos

August 2, 2017
Breaking new ground, the Florida crew shows off its first instrument—a classy T-style loaded with the company's flagship pickups.
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3rd Power Introduces Line of Guitar Pickups and the Roosevelt Drive

July 15, 2017
The pedal represents the company's take on a classic vintage ’80s MOSFET overdrive.
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SNAMM '17 - 3rd Power Wooly Coats Spanky MkII, Roosevelt Drive & Mag-Frag Pickup Demos

July 15, 2017
Mad tone scientist Jamie Scott has stayed busy the last few months, and the fruits of his labor are an updated combo with added reverb, a dirtbox, and some innovative pickups.
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Quick Hit: Curtis Novak Jazzmaster Widerange Set

July 9, 2017
The former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist and frequent Fender Custom Shop collaborator hits a homer with these must-try pickups for JM nuts.
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Lundgren Pickups Introduces the Heaven 77

May 5, 2017
Their newest humbucker is an eruptive, rebuilt PAF designed to achieve that famous "Brown" sound.
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Geppetto Guitars Introduces the Nomad Humbucker

May 2, 2017
A vintage-style, scatterwound pickup.
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PRS Guitars Announces Availability of 57/08 Pickups

March 23, 2017
Inspired by 1957 humbuckers and introduced in 2008 (hence the name), these proprietary pickups were designed by Paul Reed Smith and are made with vintage-style wire.
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Mark Holcomb Alpha & Omega Signature Pickups

March 2, 2017
The Periphery guitarist's new ceramic humbuckers are available in 6-, 7-, and 8-string models.
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