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With the power of two bar magnets and a big, fat coil of Scatter-wound, carefully selected wire,

p90s produce an inimitable rich, barking clarity.

Made with quality nickel baseplate, vintage-style fibre bobbin,

adjustable poles and braided output wire.

 

Available in: Classic Soapbar in Black or Cream

Humbucker size in Chrome or Nickel.

Classic Dogear in Plastic or Metal

See below for other Options

1: Choose your Pickup model

2: Decide on Look (Examples below) 

3: Optional Extras?

4: Order Here

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p3

Vintage Alnico III

With warm woody tones from the neck and smooth sustain from the bridge. The earliest p90s used Alnico 3 and produced smooth singing voices great for clean Jazz. My early 50's p90.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar £85
HB size or Dogear £95

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p5

Vintage Alnico V

Alnico 5 gives the bright clear and powerful tone. Clear highs, slightly scooped mids and beefy lows. Great for rock tones and screaming solos. Clarity and power! My late 50's p90.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar £85
HB size or Dogear £95

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Mini p90

Vintage Alnico V

Lush p90-like tones in a mini-humbucker sized package. Contact me directly to discuss this option.

Neck 8.7k 3.6H
Bridge 10k 4.0H

£90

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p2

Vintage Alnico II

A smooth pickups with open woody tones from the neck and warm smooth tones from the bridge, With less mids than Alnico 3 and slightly more pronounced bass, this uncommon choice for a p90 is especially good for brighter guitars where more warmth is needed and for Jazz and clean Blues tones.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar £85
HB size or Dogear £95

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p8

Vintage Alnico VIII

Powerful Alnico 8 magnet adds more aggression and power to the mix. Clear in voice these sound more compressed and focused with plenty of bite. Will happily accept more winds to increase the Power! Great for breaking up a tube amp.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar £85
HB size or Dogear £95

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Proper Staple

21mm Long Alnico 5 bars

Inspired by the earliest p90, these have long rectangular Alnico 5 poles. Giving a brighter more Strat-like tone, but fuller and more powerful.
If pairing with standard p90/humbucker I recommend using the Bridge pickup.

Note: 22mm long magnets need space below the pickup. Measure your cavity

Soapbar & Dogear: Neck 6.3k 3.5H, Bridge 7.3k 4.4H

Soapbar & Dogear £95

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p4

Vintage Alnico IV

Unusual for a p90, Alnico 4 offers a more even response from each string and bridges the balance between warmth and clarity. Brings a great sounding guitar to life. Greater power and suitable from jazz to rock.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar £85
HB size or Dogear £95

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Round Staple

Vintage Alnico V

My take on the staple style p90. Originals had long rectangular mini Alnico bars (instead of screws and the bar magnets), giving a brighter & quicker tone.

Gives a snappier tone in the neck, great for a particularly warm guitar. Great pairing with a standard p90 in the bridge. More Tele/Hot Strat like tone on the bridge. Staple Tone, where space below the pickup is limited.

Soapbar & Dogear:
Neck 7.2k 5.5H
Bridge 8.2k 6.5H

Humbucker Sized:
Neck 8.1k 5.2H
Bridge 12.3k 6.6H

Soapbar & Dogear £95

Optional Extras

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0- £15

Covered p90s

Soapbars come with Black or Cream covers included. £0

Humbucker sized pickup covers are available in:
Chrome or Nickel 6 hole cover - £0
Open cover. Gold, Black or Nickel 6 hole covered - from £12 (HB) & £15 (soapbar)

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No extra cost

Overwound Underwound

Most Vintage wound Pickups can be Overwound to Vintage-Hot wind for more presence and for brighter guitars or just for a bit more grunt and a more modern sound.

All Pickups can be Underwound up to 10% for more clarity or for dark or hollow guitars. Contact me directly to discuss this option.

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+£4/pickup (Alnico 8 +£10)

Sandcast p90

Sandcast (as opposed to polished) magnets were originally used for p90 & HB pickups. For a more authentic tone.

The rough surface of the magnet unevenly distributes the magnetic field, resulting in a slight smoothing out of the top end.

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