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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 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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FU-Tone Releases New Line of Humbucker Pickups

June 6, 2018
The pickups feature an output of 15.5k (bridge) and 10.0k (neck) and sport alnico 5 magnets.
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DiMarzio Releases the Nita Strauss Pandemonium Humbucker

April 9, 2018
Both pickups feature a custom pickup grill showcasing Nita's logo.
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Lundgren Guitar Pickups Introduces the Black Heaven Humbucker

April 4, 2018
A powerful humbucker that is designed for 6-, 7-, and 8-string guitars.
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Fishman Debuts Fluence Open Core Classic and Keith Merrow Custom Pickups

March 5, 2018
Keith Merrow's set is comprised of a standard Fluence Open Core Classic in the neck position and a slightly modified Classic bridge pickup that emphasizes the passive side of Fluence tone.
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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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