Luthier Parts & Tools

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.
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.
$61.90
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P-PUK6 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Custom Series, Stealth 90, bridge
Single P-90 pickup for bridge position with a cream colored plastic cover. This new revolutionary design gives the sweet, warm chime and tone of the original P-90 pickup without all that annoying 60 cycle hum. Read the forums on this HP-90 pickup and don't let the high resistance fool you. Making its debut at the 2012 summer NAMM show, this design uses the hum-cancelling properties of opposing coils but defies the normal high output that would accompany similar resistance designs. Available in both bridge and neck positions so you can create a proper calibrated set and in black and cream plastic as well as real metal covers in black, chrome, gold and nickel plating!
$57.25
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
Starting at $56.95
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
$56.95
P-PUK8X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Custom Series, Stealth 90, P-90
Single P-90 pickup with a nickel-plated metal cover. This new revolutionary design gives the sweet, warm chime and tone of the original P-90 pickup without all that annoying 60 cycle hum. Read the forums on this HP-90 pickup and don't let the high resistance fool you. Making its debut at the 2012 summer NAMM show, this design uses the hum-cancelling properties of opposing coils but defies the normal high output that would accompany similar resistance designs. Available in both bridge and neck positions so you can create a proper calibrated set and in black and cream plastic as well as real metal covers in black, chrome, gold and nickel plating! If you love P-90s and want to forget about not being able to use your favorite guitar because of lighting and power issues you simply have to get into a set of new Stealth 90 pickups. Recommended wiring includes using a 500K Ohm pot for volume, 250K Ohm pot for tone and a .022 capacitor as these are humbucking pickup designs.
Starting at $55.95
P-PUK28 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Series, Vintage 52, Tele Bridge
Kent Armstrong opened the archives for this replication of a 1952 Tele® single coil bridge pickup using authentic 42 gauge Formvar wire and alnico 3 magnets for that true vintage tone that everyone demands from the boutique winders. Finally Kent added a stainless steel base plate to ensure the magnetic field is not absorbed by a magnetic plate lessening the field strength. Now these great pickups are available to you for a fraction of the cost! Chrome covered neck position available as a partner, P-PUK29.
$52.95
P-PUK29 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Series, Vintage 52, Tele Neck
Kent Armstrong opened the archives for this replication of a 1952 Tele® single coil neck pickup using authentic 43 gauge Formvar wire and alnico 3 magnets for that true vintage tone that everyone demands from the boutique winders. Now these great pickups are available to you for a fraction of the cost! Traditional 52' recipe bridge pickup available as a partner, P-PUK28.
$52.95
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
$37.45
P-PUK19X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Texas Vintage, for Stratocaster
This Texas Vintage 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
  • Inductance (henrys) = 4.02
  • Magnet Dimensions = 5mm W X 17mm L
  • Includes 2 conductor wiring
Starting at $36.95
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