Guitar Parts & Pickups

Guitars can lead a rough life and replacement parts can bring your axe to like new condition. But did you know that you can also change components to achieve different sounds? The options are endless!

Kent Armstrong

Kent Armstrong is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, with years of experience and one goal: To give every player their dream sound.

Kluson

The original Kluson® Manufacturing Company was founded in 1925 and expanded from a small machine shop by building its reputation as the music industry’s premier supplier of tuning machines, tailpieces, brackets, bushings, and other stringed instrument parts during the golden age of guitar manufacturing from the 1940s through the 1960s. That history continues today.
P-GKED-3801X Tuners - Kluson, Revolution G Mount, keystone knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
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The Kluson® Revolution G-Mount 19:1 high ratio tuning machines offer the traditional Kluson® footprint and a newly designed sealed die-cast, one-piece housing. High gear ratio guarantees silky smooth operation, fine tuning stability with no backlash. These state of the art tuning machines are designed to directly retrofit die-cast tuning machines that have a hex head (collared) bushing and a traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole. The G-Mount pattern makes these a great drop-in replacement for the modern “Gibson® Deluxe” collared tuning machines found on many models. No modification or unused holes!
  • All mounting hardware is included.
  • Precise 19:1 gear ratio for smooth operation
  • Sealed diecast,one piece housing
  • Traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern with collared bushing.
  • Metal keystone button
  • Available in Nickel or Gold
Starting at $49.84
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Originally: $56.00
P-PUK1316 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Bridge
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Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound.
Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers.
For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $66.08
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Originally: $74.25
P-PUK3 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Lipstick, Danelectro Chrome
Has your original Split-Tube run out of lipstick? Now you don't have to modify your favorite instrument. Bring your guitar back to the original sound you loved and install correct sized replacement pickups for Danelectro®, Silvertone®, and Coral® Split-Tube™ pickups.
  • ALNICO MAGNET/D.C. resistance = 4.9K
  • Magnet dimensions in millimeters = 62 long X 3 thick X 13 wide.
$55.09
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Originally: $61.90
P-GKEDP-3801X Tuners - Kluson, Revolution G Mount, Pearloid knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
Colors Available:
The Kluson® Revolution G-Mount 19:1 high ratio tuning machines offer the traditional Kluson® footprint and a newly designed sealed die-cast, one-piece housing. High gear ratio guarantees silky smooth operation, fine tuning stability with no backlash. These state of the art tuning machines are designed to directly retrofit die-cast tuning machines that have a hex head (collared) bushing and a traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole. The G-Mount pattern makes these a great drop-in replacement for the modern “Gibson® Deluxe” collared tuning machines found on many models. No modification or unused holes!
  • All mounting hardware is included.
  • Precise 19:1 gear ratio for smooth operation
  • Sealed diecast,one piece housing
  • Traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern with collared bushing.
  • Pearloid button
  • Available in Nickel or Gold
Starting at $49.84
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Originally: $56.00
P-PUK37 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Jazzy Joe, Side Mount Jazz, Adjustable
Kent Armstrong “Jazzy Joe” jazz pickup with adjustable pole pieces, side-mount configuration. Nickel. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 55mm Long x 3mm Thick x 12.5mm Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: 7/16 in. (11.1mm) Thick – not including pole pieces 1 7/64 in.
$59.41
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Originally: $66.75
P-PUK3435 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Slimbucker, Side Mount, Jazz
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Kent Armstrong “Slimbucker” jazz pickup with slim profile (3/8" thick), side-mount configuration.
Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited.
Starting at $44.46
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Originally: $49.95
P-PUK3233 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Smooth Sam, Side Mount Jazz
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Kent Armstrong “Smooth Sam” jazz pickup, side-mount configuration. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 2 9/32 in. (58mm) Long x ⅛ in. (3mm) Thick x ½ in. (12.6mm) Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: ½ in. (12.6mm) Thick 1 3/32 in.
Starting at $32.24
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Originally: $36.23
P-GKLU-WD90NPP Tuners - Kluson, plastic, 3 on plate, nickel
Package of 6
Kluson Plastic Button Tuners, 3 On Plate, Nickel (Type WD90NPP) Complete set includes both bass and treble side tuning machines on a plate. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many Gibson®, Kay® and Epiphone® guitars.. Used on Les Paul Jr / SG Junior
$37.38
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Originally: $42.00
P-GKLU-SD90SLX Tuners - Kluson, 3 per side, with pearloid keystone
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Kluson Pearloid Button Tuners, 3 Per Side, Pearl. Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many '50s and '60s Gibson®, Martin® and Epiphone® guitars. Used on a Les Paul / SG Standard Historically used on:
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® Flying V
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® ES-345
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-295
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® J-200
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-350
  • 1956 - 1959 ES-5
  • 1957 Gibson Explorer Prototype Futura
  • 1959 Epiphone Crestwood Deluxe
Starting at $36.49
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Originally: $41.00
P-GKLUSD9005MNP Tuners - Kluson, plastic, 3 per side, nickel / white
Package of 6
Kluson Plastic Button Tuners, 3 Per Side, Nickel/White (Type SD9005MNP) Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many ‘50s and ‘60s Gibson®, Martin®, Kay®, Epiphone®, Guild®, Rickenbacker® and ‘60s through ‘80s Mosrite® guitars. Used on Gibson® ES-330, Epiphone Casino
$37.38
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Originally: $42.00
P-GKLU-SD9105MX Tuners - Kluson, 6 in line, Traditional with oval knob
Package of 6
Colors Available:
This Kluson® 6-in-line tuning machine set has oval metal (butter bean-shaped) buttons and the improved 15:1 gear ratio for more stable and accurate tuning. The housing and button style are period correct for 1965 - 1969 production dates. These feature the Kluson® Safety Post. This set comes complete with 6 bass side tuners, 8.8mm O.D. vintage bushings with 1/4 inch inner diameter and mounting screws needed for installation.
Starting at $37.38
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Originally: $42.00
P-GKLU-SD9005MN Tuners - Kluson, Oval, 3 per side, Nickel
Package of 6
Kluson Oval Metal Button Tuners, 3 Per Side Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many ‘50s and ‘60s Gibson®, Martin®, Kay®, Epiphone®, Guild®, Rickenbacker® and ‘60s through ‘80s Mosrite® guitars. Used on Gibson® ES-330, Epiphone Casino
$37.38
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Originally: $42.00
P-PUK27 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 62 Neck, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter even than the 57 models, these recreations of the 1962 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone that is a blast from the past. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 6.19k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 2.63
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
$50.69
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Originally: $56.95
P-PUK22X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 57, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter than the 54 models, these recreations of the 1957 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone not available until now. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 5.92k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 3.61
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
$50.69
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Originally: $56.95
P-PUK19 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Texas Vintage, Strat Bridge
This Texas Vintage bridge position pickup adds the bite to your single coil tone that you have been looking for! Featuring Alnico magnets & overwound coils, these babies satisfy the souls of those who require vintage tone, but want more out of their Pickups.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 5 pole pieces
  • Resistance = 7.47K Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 4.02
  • Magnet Dimensions = 5mm W X 17mm L
  • Includes 2 conductor wiring
  • All electrical measurements taken at 78 degrees Fahrenheit
$38.67
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Originally: $43.45
P-PUK30X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Classic Single, Vintage Strat
This is an ultra sweet sounding, low output-pickup. The vintage single coil specifications offer a tight, balanced low end response and sweet chimey highs. If you are looking for a true vintage tone that ISN'T modified to sound like a 60 year old pickup, this is an excellent upgrade. Great for blues and classic old school funk applications. Staggered Alnico polepieces. Available reverse wound/reverse polarity. White Cover
  • D.C. resistance = 6.5K
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 5
  • Magnet dimensions: 5mm X 17mm polepieces
$33.33
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Originally: $37.45
P-PUK1418 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Neck
Colors Available:
Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound.
Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers.
For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $62.26
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Originally: $69.95
P-GKLU-05X Tuner Knob - Kluson, Butterbean, Plastic, for tuners
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Replacement Butterbean (oval) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications.
$1.87
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Originally: $2.10
P-GKLU-SLN Tuner Knob - Kluson, Pearloid Keystone, for tuners
Single ring. Replacement color-correct Keystone (tulip) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications. Sold individually. See P-GKLU-SLNDR for double ring.
$2.80
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Originally: $3.15
P-GKLU-SLNDR Tuner Knob - Kluson, Pearloid Keystone Double Ring, for tuners
Double ring. Replacement color-correct Keystone (tulip) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications. Sold individually. See P-GKLU-SLN for single ring.
$2.80
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Originally: $3.15
P-GKLU-MBG65X Tuner Bushings - for Gibson®
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Replacement bushings for Gibson® headstocks with 8.85mm outside diameter and 6.35mm inside diameter These Kluson® replacement push-in bushings are designed to appear like current Gibson® production with the more rounded flange. Same mounting specs as the bushings that accompany the current Kluson® production tuning machines so they will easily replace similar bushings with the same spec requirements
Starting at $5.60
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Originally: $6.29
P-GKLU-KLP11X Anchor Bushings - Kluson, USA Thread
Package of 2
High quality Kluson USA® zinc anchor bushings available in long or short lengths with a coarse or fine knurl for a variety of stop tailpiece uses. These bushings fit 5/16 – 24 US Threaded studs. Studs sold separately.
$3.11
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Originally: $3.49
P-GKLU-KLP1731C Pickguard bracket - Kluson, Les Paul, Brass Chrome
This new Kluson® pickguard mounting bracket is a direct replacement for contemporary Gibson® Les Paul® guitars. It is USA made component with high quality plating to the standards you would expect for your guitar. Slight differences include the adjustment slot having rounded ends instead of the original square cut slot and a slight difference in width from the historic version. Mounting hardware included.
$4.36
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Originally: $4.90
P-GKLU-KLTP-X Tailpiece - Kluson, Trapeze
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This is the recreation of the popular Kluson® #9 tailpiece. This particular model tailpiece was preferred for many vintage era arch-top guitar builds and is still one of the best choices available today. Fits large archtop instruments with a rim thickness of 2-7/8 in. or more. Machined brass.
Starting at $33.78
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Originally: $37.95
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