Pre-CBS 60s Strat-style wind. Classic Strat tone with full body and punch. Overall tone has a prominent midrange, clear treble and a full bass that has a defined piano like attack. Scatter wound wax potted coils with Alnico 5 magnets degaussed to typical vintage 60s strat pickup specs. Medium output. Vintage style cloth covered lead wire. Middle is RWRP for humbucking operation in positions 2 and 4. Flatpole.
Dirty Blackface Sets feature the same great neck and middle pickups, but with our Special S bridge substituted for a thicker bridge tone with a bit more output.
Neck 6.4K, Middle 6.5K, Bridge 6.8K
Choose from Flat- and Staggered-pole styles (click on image to enlarge)
L-R: White, Parchment, Cream, Black
MP3 Files of Vintage Blackface Strat pickups
All Blackface soundfiles with dirty tone were played by Greg Timmons using a Strat with alder body and Brazillian rosewood fretboard played through a 1958 Fender Tweed Deluxe amp with a 1963 Fender stand alone reverb.