Lollar Pickups Blog

Welcome to the Lollar Pickups Blog, where we discuss in detail the finer points of Lollar Pickups and share the latest news from the Workbench.

These Are Not The Mustangs You’re Looking For…

*waves hand*

These aren’t the Mustangs we’re looking for… move along.

Due to demand, Lollar Pickups will be making direct replacement pickups for Fender Reissue Mustang Basses*.

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On With The Show!

Hello Bellevue! Are you ready to ROCK?!

Lollar Pickups will be at the Seattle-Tacoma Guitar Show this Sunday, May 18th, from 9am to 4:30pm at the Meydenbauer Events Center in Bellevue, Washington!

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IT’S SHOWTIME!

IT'S SHOWTIME!

It’s Spring 2014 Guitar Showtime, that is!

Lollar Pickups is very excited to be attending the Spring 2014 Seatac Guitar Show on Sunday, May 18th from 9:30am – 4:30pm at the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue, Washington!

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Tele Wiring Battle Royale – Vintage VS Modern

BATTLE ROYALE!!!

BATTLE ROYALE!!!

Occasionally we’re asked whether we suggest that our customers wire their Tele’s in what is known as the “Vintage” wiring schematic (also known as “Dark Tone” or “Blackguard” styles). A simple answer: No.

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If you don’t talk to your pickups about potting, who will…?

"I learned it from watching you..."

“I learned it from watching you…”

We will, that’s who!

Potting is the process of soaking the pickup in melted wax, in order to saturate the components, which will isolate them and reduce movement of the coils. Because of this, potted pickups have reduced likelihood of excessive handling noise, microphonic feedback or mechanical failure. However, if a pickup is potted too much, the pickup can often sound lifeless and dull, lacking character and “vibe”.

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