Luthier Parts & Tools
Wire - Gavitt, Cloth w/ braided shield, 22AWG stranded, Top Coat Pre-Tinned
Sold by the footHigh quality USA made Gavitt wire. This wire features an external braided shield covering a waxed black cotton cloth braid over a celanese braid. The wire is stranded 22AWG with a tinned overcoat (topcoat) so no additional tinning on the inner wire is required for use. Sold by the foot.
Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Audio, Knurled Shaft
250K ohm, audio taper. for most Stratocasters and Telecasters. Original guitar hardware. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor. Comes in Fender ® packaging.
Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Smooth Sam, Side Mount Jazz, Nickel
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.
Cover - Tele, Neck, Open, Nickel Silver, USAOriginal, made in USA, covers for open-style tele neck pickups. These premium tele covers are made of nickel silver.
Starting at $8.50
Screws - Gretsch®, Bezel Mount, Chrome
Genuine Gretsch® screws for mounting Gretsch pickup rings to the guitar's body. These chrome oval-head wood screws come in a pack of 12.
Accessory to P-PUGRETMR-S
Accessory to P-PUGRETMR-S
Pickup - Fender, '57/'62, Strat, Single Coil
Single '57/'62 Strat single coil pickup. Reverse engineered, these pickups deliver the original vintage Stratocaster sound, feel, and vibe! This is pure and original Strat tone. The staggered beveled-edge Alnico 5 magnets with Formvar wire produce glistening highs and warm lows that are unquestionably vintage. These pickups feature special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire.
This pickup is sold individually.
This pickup is sold individually.
- DC Resistance: 5.6k
- Inductance: 3 H
Out of Stock
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
Pickup - McNelly, Humbucker, Cornucopia, Nickel
This McNelly Cornucopia pickup features a nickel plated cover, a braided-shield/single-conductor wire, and a 1 15/16" string spacing.
Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft, Mini
Bourns Mini Audio Taper Guitar pots. Mini Carbon Element, Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
- 17mm Body Diameter
- ¼ watt
- 300° rotation
- ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
- ⅜" Bushing Length
- Tolerance: ±20 %
- Maximum Operating Voltage: 150V
- Series Number: PDB181-GTR
Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Knurled Shaft, .375" Bushing, DPDT
Add a switch to your guitar using the existing holes in your pick guard or body. High quality CTS Push/Pull DPDT switches can be used to add phase switching, coil tapping, series/parallel, etc. to your guitar without having to drill the holes for a mini switch. The shorter body height and side mounted contacts require far less space (1” depth ) making them ideal for thinner bodied guitars with a more shallow body cavity. These Split-shaft pots are compatible with 24- spline, fine knurled knobs and feature a precise audio taper. Hex nuts, flat washer, and lock washer are included with each pot. CTS DPDT pots are available in three types for different applications.
Switch - Switchcraft, Pickup Selector, for Gibson® StraightSwitchcraft Pickup Selector, Replacement for Gibson Straight-Type. As found on LP style solid body guitars.
Starting at $15.95
Potentiometer - Fender, dual Audio, concentric solid shaft
Original Fender, Audio potentiometer, concentric, solid shaft.
- Mounting hardware not included
- Used for stacked volume controls on American Vintage '62 Jazz Bass® and Acoustasonic Telecaster®, and Nashville Power Telecaster® guitars
- Will not work with push-on style control knobs; set screw mounting knobs only
Potentiometer - Tocos, RV24, Linear, 10%, 6mm Shaft
Tokyo Cosmos aka TOCOS is known worldwide for their high quality potentiometers. The RV24 Series is a 24mm military-style carbon element potentiometer with a tolerance of 10%. The RV24 Series has been praised by both guitar and hifi amp builders for their performance and reliability. If you are looking for a top quality pot with a great feel, look no further than Tocos. Each linear taper potentiometer includes a nut, flush washer, and lock washer.
- 24mm diameter, single-turn potentiometers
- Carbon film element
- Metal shaft and bushing
- Panel mount
- Ear-lug solder terminals
- 6mm diameter slotted-end solid shaft
- 10mm bushing length
- 10mm shaft length (extended past bushing)
- Linear Taper
Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Solid Shaft
250K ohm, solid shaft. for most Stratocasters and Telecasters. Original guitar hardware. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor. Comes in Fender® packaging.
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.
Polepiece - Fillister, 5-40 x 0.75”, 1018 Steel, USAOriginal, made in USA, fillister head screws for use as polepieces in pickups. These premium polepieces have a 5-40 threading with a 0.75” length.
Starting at $0.50
Magnet - Rod, Alnico 5, .187", Vintage Chamfer
Alnico 5 rod magnets with a .187” diameter. These magnets feature a vintage style chamfer and are not magnetized. Great for vintage Strat style pickups and many others.
Starting at $0.50
Pickup - Fender®, for Jazz Bass, AlNiCo 5
Fender® reproduces the pickup that was introduced in the early 60s, the Original Jazz Bass Pickup. Made with flush mounted AlNiCo 5 magnets and enamel coated magnet wire, the Original Jazz Bass pickups deliver the low-end growl and up front midrange punch that makes this instrument so popular. Each pickup comes with a copper shield and black covers.
Switch - 5-Way lever for Stratocaster
Oak® single wafer 5 way lever switch.Standard U.S. size. Fits 1/16" x 1-1/16" slot. 1-5/8" center to center screw spacing. 1-3/8" cavity depth. The importance of the “right” feel required by guitarists has resulted in a continually designed and developed lever switch, providing a superior product. For over three decades, these lever switches have been tested and refined to meet the needs and desires of guitar players all over the world. Patented “T” slugs secure solder-lug clips to the stator. Mounting screws included.
Pickup - McNelly, Stagger Swagger, Nickel
This McNelly Stagger Swagger pickup features a nickel plated cover, a braided-shield/single-conductor wire, and a 1 15/16" string spacing.
Potentiometer - Bourns, Dual MN Taper, Knurled Shaft
Dual MN taper blend-balance with center detent. Split shaft. 17 mm body diameter. ¼" watt, 300° rotation. ¼" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.
Switch - Switchcraft, Toggle, 3-way, for Les Paul
One of the most rugged and durable switches available for your Gibson Les Paul or similar two pickup guitars.
Capacitor - 2000V, Ceramic Disc, ± 10%
Ceramic disc capacitors rated for up to 2kV, ± 10% tolerance.
Starting at $0.30
Potentiometer - Dunlop, Super Pot, Split Shaft
The Super Pots from Dunlop are high quality, high performance, volume and tone pots designed and built to last a lifetime. These pots are resistant to dust and corrosion so they will provide smooth performance without the noise and scratchiness associated with normal run of the mill pots. Dunlop tested these pots past the 7 million turn mark. With results like that, these may be the last pots you ever have to put in your instrument.
- Audio taper
- 24-knurl split shaft
- Proprietary technology
- Resistant to dust and corrosion