Pickups

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.

Fender

Fender® - Founded in Fullerton California by Leo Fender, Fender Musical Instruments Corp is the world's foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers and related equipment dating back to the 1940's.
P-PUF53 Pickup - Fender®, Texas Telecaster Bridge / Neck
These overwound Tele pickups are constructed with AlNiCo 5 magnets and enamel coated magnet wire. The bridge pickup features height staggered magnets and a copper plated steel bottom plate for increased output, presence and midrange, while the nickel-silver cover on the neck pickup produces a clear warm tone that only a true Custom Shop Tele pickup can do. From Merle to Metal, the Texas Tele will demand their attention. Bridge:
  • DC Resistance: 10.5k
  • Inductance: 3.95H

Nieck:
  • DC Resistance: 9.5k
  • Inductance: 3.3H
$134.10
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Originally: $149.00
P-PUF52-3 Pickup - Fender, '57/'62 Strat single coil, set of 3.
Package of 3
'57/'62 Strat single coil. Set of 3.
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.
  • DC Resistance: 5.6k
  • Inductance: 3 H
$143.99
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Originally: $159.99
P-PUF54X Pickup - Fender®, Original Telecaster neck
Made with the same materials and specifications of an early 1950s Telecaster pickup, the Original Vintage Telecaster speaks with extremely accurate vintage Tele twang. Made with AlNiCo 3 magnets, enamel coated magnet wire these pickups duplicate the warmth and edge that you'd come to expect from Fender®.
$71.96
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Originally: $79.95
P-PUF51 Pickup - Fender, Vintage Noiseless set for Stratocaster
Package of 3
Single coil tone without the hum! Brilliant clarity, definition and harmonic attributes of a vintage Strat. Features special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire, which produces the brilliant clarity, definition and harmonic attributes of a vintage Strat in a "Noiseless" package. Comes with potentiometers.
  • DC Resistnace: 9.8k
  • Inductance: 3H
$179.96
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Originally: $199.95
P-PUF60 Pickup - Fender®, Precision Bass, Set of 2
Package of 2
Precision Bass, Set of 2.
The bass pickup that invented "funk" is still virtually unchanged today with the Original Precision Bass pickup. Made with Alnico 5 magnets, enamel-coated magnet wire, and a copper shield.
  • DC Resistance: 10.5k
  • Inductance: 6.4 H
$80.99
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Originally: $89.99
P-PUF52 Pickup - Fender, '57/'62, Strat, Single Coil
'57/'62 Strat single coil. 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.
  • DC Resistance: 5.6k
  • Inductance: 3 H
$58.46
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Originally: $64.95
P-PUF61X Pickup - Fender®, for Jazz Bass
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.
Starting at $49.46
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Originally: $54.95
P-PUF65 Pickup - Fender®, bridge and neck for Jazz Bass
Package of 2
These two pickups can be blended to create a variety of tones suitable for all styles of music. 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.
Bridge:
  • DC Resistance: 7.5k
  • Inductance: 3.35H

Neck:
  • DC Resistance: 7.25k
  • Inductance: 3.2H
$107.96
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Originally: $119.95
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.
$55.71
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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 $66.82
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Originally: $74.25
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 $62.95
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Originally: $69.95
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
$39.11
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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
$51.25
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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
$51.26
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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
$33.70
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Originally: $37.45
P-PUF70 Pickup - Fender®, for '52 Telecaster, 1 Neck, 1 Bridge
Package of 2
Built with alnico 3 magnets and cloth-covered wire, these single-coil pickups evoke the original era of the Telecaster with sweet, snappy tone and just the right amount of bite.
Bridge:
  • DC Resistance: 6.6k
  • Inductance: 3.8H

Neck:
  • DC Resistance: 7.2k
  • Inductance: 2.4H
$107.96
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Originally: $119.95
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 $32.61
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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 $44.95
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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.
$60.08
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Originally: $66.75
P-PUF66X Pickup - Fender, Double Tap, Humbucker
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Pickup designer Tim Shaw has created a breakthrough humbucking pickup design that features no loss in volume when switching to single coil. The unique Double-Tap™ pickups offer a thick humbucker sound and an expressive single coil sound in the same pickup. This pickup uses a special Alnico 4 magnet for a dynamic and articulate voice. The Fender® Double-Tap™ has a light wax potting for perfect balance of control and response.
  • Great for neck or bridge position
  • No volume loss in single-coil mode
  • Wax-potted to control feedback
  • DC Resistance: 8.2kΩ
  • Inductance : 5.3h
  • Magnet Type : Alnico 4
  • Includes installation hardware and wiring diagram
Starting at $87.26
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Originally: $96.95
P-PUF74 Pickup - Fender®, Pure Vintage ’65 Strat®, Set of 3
Package of 3
Set of three single coil Stratocaster® pickups built to the same specifications as mid-1960s strat® pickups. These pickups feature period correct waxed, push-back, cloth wiring as well as a fiberboard bobbin construction. The staggered pole pieces use vintage style alnico 5 magnets for a balanced sound and focused dynamics.
$117.00
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Originally: $130.00
P-PUF68 Pickup - Fender®, Fat ’50s, Stratocaster®, Set of 3
Package of 3
Fender® Custom Shop’s hot-rodded take on a vintage pickup set has quickly become a modern classic. Built onto the core of 1950s Fender® single coil pickups, the Fat ‘50s are wound to enhance the bass response while maintaining a smooth midrange and the top end clarity and brilliance of the originals.
$170.96
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Originally: $189.95
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