GFS Metal Foil Pickups offer a unique combination of fullness, sweetness and crystalline, transparent high end. These use custom made bar magnets and vintage style scatterwound coils.
These are all metal Strat Pickups. The shells are triple chrome plated steel with solid steel, nickel plated baseplates. The steel baseplate gives these pickups UNREAL levels of "Spank" and percussiveness. These use custom made Alnico V bar magnets and scatterwound coils, with the entire assembly thoroughly wax potted for squeal-free performance. Since these use so much metal, they are best for medium to low gain applications.
These are fatter and thicker than our Ferrite pickups, yet still clearer, cleaner and with a rounder "Shimmer" than typical Strat pickups. We have three versions: 4.5K, 5k and 6K. Each may be used for bridge, middle or neck. Each pickup comes with a 15" long lead that may be soldered to your existing pots and switch.
For a typical guitar we'd suggest the 6K for the bridge and the 5K for the middle and 4.5L for the neck. For a brighter sound use 4.5K in all positions, for a fatter fuller tone go for 6k in all positions. All pickups are "Clock Wound" for the sweetest and most "present" quack in the in-between positions. These are compatible with any Kwikplug wiring harness.
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