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Gibson ES-335, ES-355, ES-150, ES-336 Demos

Iso Lab: Gibson ES-335, ES-336, ES-355 & ES-150

August 3, 2020
The Rig Rundown host offers taste tests from his personal collection of "Electric Spanish" guitars, including pieces vintage and modern.
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NAMM '18 - TV Jones Starwood Humbucker Demo

January 28, 2018
The king of Filter'Tron tweaking unveils a chameleonic PAF-style set that's impressively twangy and single-coil like ... when you want it to be.
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Seymour Duncan

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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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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3rd Power

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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Lundgren

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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Tools for the Task: PAF-Style Pickups

October 16, 2015
Ten PAF-style options to freshen your tone.
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SNAMM '15 - Nikita Guitars Wilma & Dylan Pickups DAF Demos

July 14, 2015
See and hear what this relic'd 6-string and its handwound 'buckers have to offer.
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Tone Tips

Tone Tips: Decoding the PAF Humbucker

February 2, 2015
Why are these pickups so popular? And why does their sound vary so much from unit to unit?
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Bogner

Bogner Unveils PAF-Style Pickups

November 3, 2014
Bogner Amplification has partnered with renown and highly respected Arcane Pickups for their exclusive line of vintage PAF-style humbuckers.
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Cult Coils: Lesser-Known Vintage Pickups

August 14, 2014
These six models boast fine tones and unique personalities, but they’ve never quite gotten their due.
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Tom Doyle Completes Les Paul’s Final Project and Releases Doyle Coils Tru-Clones PAF Humbuckers

August 6, 2014
Les Pauls longtime guitar tech fulfills promise and delivers Les Paul’s ideal guitar sound in a new set of pickups.
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Mod Garage: 7 Tele Bridge Pickup Alternatives

April 18, 2014
Tired of twang? Inject your T-style with new life.
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Unwound: Fishman Rethinks the Electric Guitar Pickup

January 13, 2014
Fluence, Fishman’s first line of electric guitar pickups, marks a radical departure from the traditional technology.
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NAMM '13 - TV Jones PAF-Style Humbucker

March 5, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the TV Jones booth. In this segment, we get to see the PAF-Style Humbucker.
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Seymour Duncan SH-16 '59/Custom Hybrid Humbucker Review

Seymour Duncan SH-16 '59/Custom Hybrid Humbucker Review

December 10, 2012
Able to handle both clean and overdriven sounds with ease, Seymour Duncan''s SH-16 ’59/Custom Hybrid is a vintage-tinged humbucker that has a unique edge and enough modern muscle to play harder styles of music.
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Video Review - DBZ Guitars Peacemaker Cavallo V

September 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review--DBZ Guitars Peacemaker Cavallo V. The 24 3/4" scale Peacemaker features a mahogany slab body and maple top that features precision cut designs harking back to the leatherwork of the Old West and spooky art of H.R. Geiger. It has a 12" radius mahogany neck capped with a ebony fingerboard, and is loaded with PAF-style pickups.
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Custom Wound Pickups at Seymour Duncan, Part 2

July 18, 2008
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.
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