Pickup - Gretsch, FilterTron, nickel

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Pickup - Gretsch, FilterTron, nickel

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"Gretsch Filter'Tron Electric Guitar Pickups Filter Out Hum, Neon Noises, Crackle and Electrical Disturbance!"

The Filter'Tron "Electronic Guitar Head" was introduced in 1957 at the summer NAMM show in Chicago. Filter'Tron pickups feature dual-coils and are designed to Filter out the electronic hum normally associated with single-coil pickups, while adding a warmer tone, and a significant increase in output and sustain.

Item ID:
Part Numbers
PositionOur Part NumberUPC/EANFender Part Number
BridgeP-PUGRET1717669242534 006-2880-100
NeckP-PUGRET2609722136372 006-2880-100
Product Measurements
Bottom Plate LengthNeck version3.11 in.
Bottom Plate WidthNeck version1.26 in.
Item Height0.73 in.
Item Length2.79 in.
Item Width1.32 in.
Mounting Hole Center to Center2.50 in.
Packaging Information
Packaging Dimensions3.1 in. × 1.5 in. × 1.1 in.
Weight (Packaging)Bridge version0.29 lbs.
Neck version0.3 lbs.

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Asked by Anonymous on October 13th, 2016.
Matt H
October 13th, 2016
Hi, Please examine the specs on this pickup: Outer Dimensions: 2.79" x 1.32" (depth = 0.73") Mounting Centers: 2.50" You will receive just the pickup.
Asked by Anonymous on January 28th, 2017.
Matt H
February 1st, 2017
These Filtertron pickups are 2.79" in length.
Asked by Anonymous on February 1st, 2017.
Matt H
February 1st, 2017
Unfortunately, we do not sell any conversion pickup rings.
Asked by Anonymous on April 11th, 2018.
Matt H
April 11th, 2018
This listing is just for the pickup and no mounting hardware is included.
Asked by Anonymous on December 10th, 2019.
December 11th, 2019
Staff Member
It appears that the Gretsch G5420T uses Blacktop pickups, which are larger in size than these FilterTrons. Modifications would need to be made to the guitar to properly install these in that specific guitar.

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5.00 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
- October 22nd, 2010
5 out of 5

Prompt. No phone, but it didn't matter. I emailed a question and it was answered quickly. My order was shipped for free in less than 24 hours and arrived soon after. Very happy.

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