April 2020

Singlecoil

ARTICLES

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Rock the 5-Tone Tele

January 31, 2020
Here’s how you can squeeze five different sounds from Fender’s iconic 6-string.
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Seymour Duncan and Brad Paisley Collaborate on La Brea Pickups

January 28, 2020
One of country's top pickers gets his own vintage-spec'd single-coils with alnico II and IV magnets.
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Fralin

Fralin Pickups Introduces Limited-Edition 30th Anniversary Vintage Hots

June 17, 2019
Each pickup is hand-wound and signed by Lindy Fralin himself.
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Schuyler Dean/Nashville Pickups

Schuyler Dean Releases Moonshine Telecaster Pickups

January 10, 2019
These vintage-style pickups use 43 AWG plain-enamel wire and vintage-correct bobbin bringing output to 9K ohms in the bridge and 7.9K ohms in the neck.
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ThroBak

ThroBak Announces the ’64 MXV Stratocaster Pickup Set

September 17, 2018
The pickups were wound on the same vintage ME-481A pickup winder that was used to wind early '60s Fender Stratocaster pickups.
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SNAMM '18 - TV Jones Starwood Series JM Pickups Demo

July 7, 2018
The Pacific Northwest pickup guru comes to Tune Town to demo his first-ever set for the classic offset.
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ThroBak

ThroBak Electronics Announces the’63 MXV Stratocaster Pickup Set

May 25, 2018
The new set was wound on the same model vintage ME-481A pickup winder used to wind early 60’s vintage Fender Stratocaster pickups.
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Quick Hit: Schuyler Dean Jazzmaster Gold Foil Set Review

March 29, 2018
Offset meets Teisco meets Danelectro meets Tele, anyone?
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Mod Garage: How to Shield Single-Coil Pickup Covers

March 2, 2018
Can you get benefits of shielding without sacrificing high-frequency shimmer? Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
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mojotone

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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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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Mod Garage: May the Phase Be with You

November 10, 2017
Use this “traffic light” table to avoid potential issues when combining single-coils from different manufacturers in one guitar.
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Mod Garage: How to Shield Single-Coil Pickups

October 13, 2017
Here’s the secret for reducing unwanted hum and noise without losing sparkle and highs.
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Schuyler Dean

Schuyler Dean Pickups Unveils Jazzmaster Gold Foil Pickups

September 22, 2017
The pickups use formvar wire and come with either black or white covers.
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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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LustForTone

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

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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Mojotone

Mojotone Adds Two Telecaster Models to Line of Quiet Coil Pickups

November 22, 2016
The design yields a classic Tele tone without the unwanted 60-cycle hum.
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Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Releases Jimi Hendrix Signature Strat Pickup Set

November 7, 2016
Each pickup has a reverse magnet stagger to simulate the effect of playing a right-handed guitar upside down and restrung for a lefty.
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Raw Vintage

Raw Vintage Unveils RV-50 & RV-60 Single-Coil Pickups

October 28, 2016
The American-style pickups have vintage specs with alnico 5 magnets.
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