Vintage '57 Specials Set

£192.00
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Radioshop description -

Wound as carefully as possible to recreate those classic Californian Pickups of the 1950s, the Vintage ’57 Specials’ Alnico 3 Magnets have been hand bevelled to match the originals’ aesthetic quality. Using 42 Gauge Heavy Formvar wire and wound to the original output, the Vintage 57s give a fatter twang than our modern set and have a muscly musicality to them whilst retaining a warm glassy tone. Perfect for maple fingerboard instruments.



Spec. -
  • Hand Bevelled, Vintage Staggered Alnico 3 Magnets.
  • Handwound with 42 AWG Heavy Formvar Wire.
  • Vintage Spec Output: 5.8k (N), 5.8k (M), 5.9k (B).
  • Vintage Cloth Hook-up wire.
  • Black Fibreboard Bobbins dipped in Nitrocellulose.
  • Pickups Wax Potted to reduce Microphonic Feedback.
  • Magnet degaussing to reproduce light ageing available on request.
  • Pickups supplied with Covers, Screws and Spacers.