Luthier Parts & Tools
Pickup - Fender®, Double Tap Humbucking Bridge
Designed by pickup guru Tim Shaw, the robust-sounding Double Tap™ pickup is a revolutionary breakthrough in humbucking pickup technology. This unique, patent-applied-for design combines full-throated humbucking and articulate single-coil voices, while eliminating volume loss in single-coil mode. A special alnico 4 magnet creates an expressive, well-defined voice that’s highly musical and dynamic. A light wax potting controls runaway feedback without compromising response.
- No volume loss in single-coil mode
- Wax-potted to control feedback
- DC Resistance/Magnet Type:
- 8KΩ/alnico 4
- Includes installation hardware
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
Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Series, Vintage 52, Tele Neck
Kent Armstrong opened the archives for this replication of a 1952 Tele® single coil neck pickup using authentic 43 gauge Formvar wire and alnico 3 magnets for that true vintage tone that everyone demands from the boutique winders. Now these great pickups are available to you for a fraction of the cost! Traditional 52' recipe bridge pickup available as a partner, P-PUK28.
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.
Pickup - McNelly, Humbucker, Cornucopia, Nickel
This McNelly Cornucopia pickup features a nickel plated cover, a braided-shield/single-conductor wire, and a 1 15/16" string spacing.
Fret Slot Cleaning Saws - Ryoba, push / pull
Fret slot saw with two blades, one for push-cutting and another for pull-cutting.
Pickup - Fender, '57/'62, Strat, Single Coil
Single '57/'62 Strat single coil pickup. Reverse engineered, these pickups deliver the original vintage Stratocaster sound, feel, and vibe! This is pure and original Strat tone. The staggered beveled-edge Alnico 5 magnets with Formvar wire produce glistening highs and warm lows that are unquestionably vintage. These pickups feature special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire.
This pickup is sold individually.
This pickup is sold individually.
- DC Resistance: 5.6k
- Inductance: 3 H
Pickup - Fender®, Original Vintage Telecaster, Bridge
Made with the same materials and specifications of an early 1950s Telecaster pickup, the Original Vintage Telecaster speaks with extremely accurate vintage Tele twang. Made with AlNiCo 3 magnets, enamel coated magnet wire these pickups duplicate the warmth and edge that you'd come to expect from Fender®.