Pickups

Gotoh

Gotoh began manufacturing stringed instrument parts in 1960 and is the only machine head manufacturer in Japan. Their parts are sold worldwide and are a common choice of musical instrument makers.

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.
$55.09
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Originally: $61.90
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
P-PUK1418 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Neck
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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 $62.26
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-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-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-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-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-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-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: $64.75
P-PUGT-TN-X Pickup - Gotoh, TL-Classic, Neck, Tele Style, Made In Japan
The TL-Classic neck is an authentic take on the tele neck pickup. With Alnico 5 rod magnets, vulcanized fiberboard flatwork, and a long skirted cover, the TL-Classic neck offers a truly vintage experience. This pickup is wax potted for sonic stability and uses cloth pushback wire for an easy and clean install. Mounting screws and springs are included. Made in Japan.
Starting at $34.67
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Originally: $38.95
P-PUGT-1X-X Pickup - Gotoh, ST-Classic, Stratocaster Style, Made In Japan
The ST-Classic is an amazing homage to the 1960’s strat pickup. With staggered Alnico 5 rod magnets, vulcanized fiberboard flatwork, and enamel coated wire, the ST-Classic offers a truly vintage sound. These pickups are wax potted for sonic stability, feature a bevel on the magnets, and use cloth pushback wire for an easy and clean install. A cover, mounting screws and springs are included. Made in Japan.
$24.88
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Originally: $27.95
P-PUGT-TB-B Pickup - Gotoh, TL-Classic, Bridge, Tele Style, Made In Japan
The TL-Classic bridge is an authentic take on the tele bridge pickup. With flat Alnico 5 pole pieces, vulcanized fiberboard flatwork, and a copper plated base plate, the TL-Classic bridge offers a truly vintage experience. This pickup is wax potted for sonic stability and uses cloth pushback wire for an easy and clean install. Mounting screws and springs are included. Made in Japan.
$23.99
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Originally: $26.95
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P-PUGT-2X-X Pickup - Gotoh, HB-Classic, Humbucker, Made In Japan
The HB-Classic is a vintage style humbucker pickup. It uses a made in USA Alnico 4 bar magnet which offers a uniquely balanced tone for an alnico magnet. This pickup is wax potted for sonic stability and uses a shielded 4 conductor wire for various wiring options. The HB-Classic comes in various open and covered options to match the look of any guitar. Mounting screws and springs are included. Made in Japan.
Starting at $31.11
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Originally: $34.95
P-PUGT-2XA-X Pickup - Gotoh, HB-Classic Alpha, Humbucker, Made In Japan
The HB-Classicα is a vintage-style humbucker pickup. This pickup uses a made in USA Alnico 2 bar magnet for a smooth vintage tone. This pickup is wax-potted for sonic stability and uses a shielded 4-conductor wire for various wiring options. The HB-Classicα humbucker comes in various open and covered options to match the look of any guitar. Mounting screws and springs are included. Made in Japan.
Starting at $32.00
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Originally: $35.95
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