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Kent Armstrong

Kent Armstrong is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, with years of experience and one goal: To give every player their dream sound.
Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Bridge
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Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound. Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers. For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Texas Vintage, for Stratocaster
This Texas Vintage pickup adds the bite to your single coil tone that you have been looking for! Featuring Alnico magnets & overwound coils, these babies satisfy the souls of those who require vintage tone, but want more out of their pickups.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 5 pole pieces
  • Inductance (henrys) = 4.02
  • Magnet Dimensions = 5mm W X 17mm L
  • Includes 2 conductor wiring
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 57, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter than the 54 models, these recreations of the 1957 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone not available until now. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 5.92k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 3.61
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Slimbucker, Side Mount, Jazz
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Kent Armstrong “Slimbucker” jazz pickup with slim profile (3/8" thick), side-mount configuration. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited.
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 62 Neck, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter even than the 57 models, these recreations of the 1962 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone that is a blast from the past. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 6.19k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 2.63
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Jazzy Joe, Side Mount Jazz, Adjustable
Kent Armstrong “Jazzy Joe” jazz pickup with adjustable pole pieces, side-mount configuration. Nickel. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 55mm Long x 3mm Thick x 12.5mm Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: 7/16 in. (11.1mm) Thick – not including pole pieces 1 7/64 in.
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Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Smooth Sam, Side Mount Jazz, Nickel
Kent Armstrong “Smooth Sam” jazz pickup, side-mount configuration. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 2 9/32 in. (58mm) Long x ⅛ in. (3mm) Thick x ½ in. (12.6mm) Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: ½ in. (12.6mm) Thick 1 3/32 in.
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