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These p'ups aren't just *playing* dead... They're dead! Welcome To The DULLhouse - We get asked all the time, “Why does my old pickup sound dull?” There are many reasons the tone can suffer on vintage pickups…   We can’t resurrect or improve every beaten, tired, old pickup that we come across. Some … Continue reading
The Lollar recording studio are go! I’d Like To Go On Record And Say… - We’re pretty excited about what we have on the horizon here at Lollar Pickups!     In the past, all of our sound clip recordings were made in our employee break room on an old standalone Tascam DP 01 digital … Continue reading
Logo my Eggo! Strap Happy -   We’re obsessed with supporting you on your quest for tone. That’s the Lollar Difference. And now we can support your instrument, too. Literally. Say hello to our latest creation: the Lollar guitar strap. Made of dyed garment cowhide leather … Continue reading
Blog Pots and Caps CONTINUED – Tone Chasin’: The Skinny on Capacitors and Potentiometers (Or Caps and Pots) — Part 2 - Tone Chasin’: The Skinny on Capacitors and Potentiometers (Or Caps and Pots) — Part 2 By Jason Lollar In my previous post, I wrote about choosing the best pots for your sound (If you haven’t done so already, you can … Continue reading
Blog Pots and Caps Tone Chasin’: The Skinny on Capacitors and Potentiometers (Or Caps and Pots) — Part 1 - Tone Chasin’: The Skinny on Capacitors and Potentiometers (Or Caps and Pots) — Part 1 By Jason Lollar Finding your guitar tone involves a mix of science and voodoo. This alchemy includes the role of capacitors and potentiometers, also known … Continue reading
woundup-about-blog Something To Get Wound Up About… - AND Ever wanted to build your own guitar pickups? (And since you’re reading this blog, we’ll assume the answer is “YES”). Well, here’s your chance to learn from a master. Our own Jason Lollar, a 1979 graduate of the Roberto-Venn … Continue reading
Custom built Lollar ES300 pickup Customs, Repops, and Repairs, OH MY! - At Lollar, we’re one of the few places that actually makes pickups completely from scratch – we always have, always will. Whether it’s for a custom application or a vintage restoration, we have the tools and knowledge to fabricate almost … Continue reading
Pickups And Steel Wool: An Amicable Separation. - (Author’s note: As steel wool can be so harmful to pickups, we are not willing to risk the integrity of our pickups by allowing steel wool into the shop, even for photographic purposes. Because of this, I have used stock … Continue reading
Onward to 2016… - As we move toward the end of 2015, let us take a moment to Thank YOU… our Friends, Customers, and Partners, for your constant encouragement and support. You make everything that we do possible… Believe it! We will be out of … Continue reading
Lollar Mustang Bass pickups - Direct drop-in replacement for Fender Reissue Mustang Basses Mustangs Revisited - We have been asked quite a few times over the years if we make a replacement for the stock pickups in Fender’s Reissue Mustang Bass, the answer was always, “Yes and no…”