Our Dream 90's have proven to be some of the most popular pickups in the world since their introduction in 2004. It's hard to find a guitar forum or chat room that doesn't have raves about them! One of the things people have asked for is a "Vintage Correct" TRUE P90 in a humbucker form factor. After nearly 1 year of handmade prototypes, design changes and careful recalibration- we've come up with a pickup that we proudly call the Mean 90. How do they differ from the Dreams?? We've gone to a different Magnet structure, different coil size, added an expensive German Silver baseplate, and completely revamped to output level.
We slightly "age" Alnico V magnets, and wrap the coils with Formvar 42 gauge wire. The result is a pickup that is FAR more aggressive in the lower mids, yet still has a crisp and clear high end. Think of the Mean 90's as a 4-10 Tweed Bassman and the Dream 90's as a Tweed Deluxe. The Dreams are more modern sounding and overdrive an amp with a decided CRUNCH- The Means are smoother- warmer, fuller and a tad louder. If you like Vintage Tones and really want to FEEL your pick attack on the strings- I think the mean 90 may be the best pickup currently available. How do we cram all of that expensive stuff into a sub-$40 pickup?? We only sell direct to the public- so no middlemen, sales reps or dealers to stick their hands in your pockets.
These fit ALL standard humbucker routs. We ship them in a retail box complete with GFS Wiring diagram and height adjustment screws. PLEASE compare these to the $80 Name Brand pickups and the $160 "Boutique" pickups. I have. I think these may be our most convincing Bargain yet!
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