golden age overwound humbuckers

Very happy with these pickups and can't imagine swapping them out for anything else even if Seymour Duncans or Dimarzios were given to me. Having these in the neck and bridge of my Ibanez AS73 (335) means I can get some crazy versatility. Wiring diagrams included with each pickup. I haven t 8nstalled them just yet, upon my initial examination I can tell that these pickups are bery well made amd I'm quite impressed with the build quality I'm actually working on a couple of frankenstein style guitars amd and each one is getting a golden age humbucker. great experience. Introducing the overwound versions of the Parsons Street Humbuckers, wound to 9.5K ohms for higher output punch. This is the Overwound bridge played with the Alnico 5 neck pickup. Fantastic Sounding Pickups! The problems were using the wrong wiring diagram , that I was told ( by a friend ) would work . Excellent upgrade over import pickups and I feel they are on par with some of the more common replacement brands. The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone. I had my tech route the body and we threw in the Overwounds in the neck and bridge and opted to keep the rail in the middle. Swamp ash body, curly maple neck, ebony fretboard, Schaller 3D bridge, Stew Mac Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers, Gotoh tuners, Tusq nut, Scahller Megaswitch E PV Custom Spalted maple cap, black walnut body, black walnut and curly maple neck through, stainless steel frets, Floyd Rose Speedloader bridge and nut, Seymour Duncan P-rail pickup in Triple shot ring, Strat jack on the back. Since that is the subject of this thread, I'll add that putting the Golden Age pickup into my Epiphone Wilshire gave this fine instrument a real boost. Shipping and handling. Golden Age Dual Lipstick Humbucker Model 5426 for sale online | … Installed the set of golden age zebras in my LP Style kit and lived up to expectations. and the Golden Age Overwound Humbucker for the bridge position. I also upgraded the switch and pots and I'm very happy with the results. Alnico 5 magnets (aluminum/nickel/cobalt) as used in the originals, for classic tone. I have one of those Golden Age Overwound pickups in the bridge position of my Epi Wilshire replica, and it sounds superb. these sound great !!!!! This is Stew Mac's flagship PAF. Vintage vibe, great price. piman, Nov 14, 2014 #5. ... Now I need to decide on which type. This is the Alnico 2 version of the Parson Street PAFs from Stew Mac. See wiring diagrams for older Golden Age Humbucker with 2-conductor plus ground. Very thankful they are more affordable than what I’ve had to pay in the past. The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Many thanks to the tech. We do our best to match all our cream products, but there's no absolute control from batch to batch, or from supplier to supplier. With the cost of replacement p'ups quite high right now, I bought the Golden Age pickup in order to keep costs in line with the Epiphone's modest … The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone. I was ready to order Seymour Duncans costing 4x as much but these sound as good or better. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! "The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone. The plan was to replace the Golden Age’s immediately from my pickup inventory which included the usual suspects from SD, etc. But once the guitar arrived, I was surprised and had to fight some brand name denial until I realized these GA pickups sounded great in my new PRS. Slightly warmer and softer than the A5. Contact the seller- opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. It's not uncommon to see brand new and vintage guitars with bindings, pickup rings, toggle switch rings and pickguards that don't perfectly match in color. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! Also Customer Support was very helpful prior to ordering. It plays well with the Dimarzio Injector I have in the neck position and it even sounds pretty good coil split, which I wasn't _really_ expecting. I'm not into high gain sounds, I'm thinking of new pups just for coil tapping options. These sound great. The Golden Age Parson Street set with Alnico 5 magnets. I also have these split able so you can just get some tones all over the place. Will be using these for future builds. So backstory: I love Steve Vai and his "JEM/RG" concept. I wanted an HSH though it's technically an HHH situation and sounds wonderful. Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by rocknrguitars, Jan 26, 2019. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! I have them in my Ibanez AS73, in the neck of my Warmoth "Rhodes" Flying V, and am going to have them going into the neck and middle of an HHH Jazzmaster that's being put together me as we speak. The Overwound Anyway, I just love these pickups and no matter what genre these are perfect. I bought a set of the overwound pups and they sound great. The output wire is 4-conductor plus ground, enabling versatile custom coil-tapping, series/parallel, and phase switching options. Suggest experimenting with pickup height, lower than usual for me was ideal for these. Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers. Free shipping for many products! I can't say enough great things about these pickups though I so need to say: you get exactly what you pay for. Bridge pickup has 15" of 2 conductor cable length, long legs. don't let the price fool you. They sound so good. (A5 Magnet). Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. Wake up your guitar! The sound I now have from this guitar is awesome!! It's almost non negotiable for me as I believe a solid body guitar should be able to do the jazz duo gig for brunch and the same guitar should be able to play the heavy rock, funk, blues gig that night - at least ideally. Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Humbucking pickups. Ed. I have a StewMac Golden Age neck and I also have a 1985 Schaller Golden 50 neck. The improved version of the classic Fender Strat Bridge, The most consistent, top quality Strat® replacement body on the market today. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … These humbuckers, which maintain their 50's detailing right down to the original style assembly screws on the bottom of the unit, are also available in an overwound … For the money it's pretty dang awesome. Just buy these pickups and thank me later. The Golden Age Parson Street set with Alnico 5 magnets. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Golden Age Humbucker, Gold cover, bridge at the best online prices at eBay! Why? Sometimes those 1950s PAFs were accidentally overwound at the factory, and when you find one of those rare ones, it has a little extra bite to its sound. i want to buy these pickups but i wanted to hear them first before i buy them. Respond very nicely to volume and tone controls. Vintage dimensions for easy installation in standard pickguards and bodies. A wonderful guitar but the stock bridge pickup was just way too hot for my taste. For punk rock like the Stooges or Black Flag. I had bought a PRS SE Custom 24 the previous owner had these GA pickups installed. I put them in a recent "partscaster" and am absolutely stunned at the versatility. I recommend doing an old Ted Greene trick: lowerer this pickup when in the neck position. I would much rather just be able to order them with covers that match the rest of the hardware on the guitar so that all I have to do is install them and enjoy. Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. These go for $75 new. staff for assistance. I think I am going to go with the humbuckers, but should I go with the standard ones of the overwound ones? I find myself recommending these to my other Gtr pals. This is Stew Mac's flagship PAF. The Golden Age Parson Street set. I slapped a set of the overwound Golden Age pups in it out of curiosity. Check out Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers. It's a lot hotter than the neck pickup, but not over the top, so the clarity is still there. Resistance about 12 ohms, and output is a lot more than the Gibson 490R that I have in the neck position. Tip....use a good quality soldering station as the wires on these are extremely light gauge. Good PAF style pickups with Alnico 5 magnets, overwound to about 12K for a little more punch and midrange. Slick "Fullerton Lead" Alnico 9.4k Vintage Bridge Retail Boxed - Fits Tele® Golden Age / Parsons Street Overwound Alnico 2 #5428 Humbucker Nickel Bridge In mint condition. Perfect! where can i listen to them? We do our best to match all our cream products, but there's no absolute control from batch to batch, or from supplier to supplier. I was looking for neck humbuckers and bought some. It looks like a pickup, smells like a pickup and, most importantly, sounds like a pickup. TIP: Handy Humbucker Helpers make installation a whole lot easier. Especially for the money! Product information ASIN B01HUCWR0G Item model number #AN5400 Best Sellers Rank #280,607 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments) #3,981 in Electric Guitar Pickups & Pickup Covers: Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No Date First Available To capture that tone, we keep winding these hot versions until we get a DC resistance of 9.5K ohms. To capture that tone, we keep winding these hot versions until we get a DC resistance of 9.5K ohms. Golden Age Parsons Street Alnico 5 Neck, Overwound alnico 5 Bridge. I know I know: splitting a humbucker doesn't sound exactly like your favorite strat but with some forethought and a good clean boost you can really get it there - especially being that the higher output makes it sound more authentic when split. Also, the coil cuts sound really good, which isn't always the case with humbuckers! I regularly install Pickups from ThroBak, Arcane, Lollar, Fralin, Virgil Arlo etc, while these are not high dollar custom pups they are high quality with a respectable tone. My only complaint about Golden Age humbuckers is you can't order them with chrome covers. From website You asked for 'em! Bridge model polepieces have 2.015" spread; neck models have 1.97" spread. Color-matching Cream Parts and Bindings There have always been slight variations in the color of the cream plastic parts used on Gibson and other guitars. For sale is a matching set of Golden Age Overwound humbuckers in zebra colors, as offered by Stew Mac. Look at this pretty thing: I don't have a name for her yet though "Rocky" comes to mind as a possible stamp. Color-matching Cream Parts and BindingsThere have always been slight variations in the color of the cream plastic parts used on Gibson and other guitars. Golden Age Parsons Street Overwound Humbuckers vintage specs: A par of Golden Age humbuckers fixed that right up and turned this really good guitar into a really great guitar. A huge improvement over stock pickups. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … I've posted before about these pickups and I can't say enough great things. Couldn't be happier, the response and clarity is fantastic. Great pickups that should not be identified as bargain pickups only. So, I have already posted a bit on these though wanted to do a quick follow up on these pickups. For authentic classic tone, Golden Age humbuckers feature Alnico 5 magnets and AWG42 coil wire just like the originals. Considered a pair for my 335 Style but I like the differences. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! Open box. Great 2 and 4 sounds, though I can't think of a better neck pickup than the Golden Age Overwounds. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! I have the Golden Age Overwound pickup in the bridge position of my Epi Wilshire. The neck is still able to produce an amazingly loud and strong output though lowering the pickup doesn't pummel the amp so hard when playing jazz or other cleans. Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Humbucking pickups. This is Stew Mac's flagship PAF. DON'T MISS A BEAT, sign up for StewMac news, Exclusive: 10% OFF Waverly Anniversary String Winder, Find the proper fret position with the official Stewart-MacDonald Fret Calculator, Stewart-MacDonald is PCI compliant and validated for secure e-commerce. The improved version of the classic Fender Strat Bridge, The most consistent, top quality Strat® replacement body on the market today. Anyrate, I'll ask again, is anyone using StewMAc Golden Age humbuckers? This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Initially I had some "rail" pickups though I just didn't feel they had that "back" that I like in true humbuckers. I'm having a hard time putting this guitar down and I want to say thank you to Stewmac for what can be descibed no less than an amazing product. Again why? I added these pickups as part of my re-wiring project on a Chinese made Ibanez that has three control knobs. Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. chimey, tender, like someone plays with crystal mallets on silver xylophone (C), I ordered wrong parts, and used the return invoice to return and order the covers I need. I will gladly pass along your suggestion about the chrome covers to our product development team for their consideration. StewMac doesn't sound exactly like Schaller - close maybe. I have also tried two GFS neck humbuckers, Dream 180 and Vintage bla bla. It gives a lot of versatility though for me, a guy that plays a lot of jazz and R&B I prefer the 22 fret neck pickup placement. I had to order chrome covers from another parts vendor and install them myself. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … :). Jun 4, 2017 East Helena Montana. Check out Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! Sometimes those 1950s PAFs were accidentally overwound at the factory, and when you find one of those rare ones, it has a little extra bite to its sound. Bottom line is they made the fender tex mex pups sound like garbage. Once they were wired using the Stu - Mac diagram my wiring issues were over . The final touch for this Custom Pinecaster. Another video of the Stew Mac Golden Age Parsons Street PAFs. Sometimes swapping the A5 with an A2. Which is exactly what I wanted. After playing them for a while, I became a believer and I’ve added these pickups to my group of go-to pickups for future projects, depending on the guitar goal. I installed a pair of Zebra's in a Epiphone Les Paul and with a little trouble completed the project and it was worth every minute . I think both StewMac and Schaller sounds better than GFS. And Stewmac does not sell chrome covers that fit them. I never had this kind of sound on my 70's Les Paul and I am so happy to now have a guitar that sounds the way I've always wanted one to sound.Awesome pickups!! Also I keep the pickup a bit "low" in the neck position as to take advantage of the power though keep from pummeling the front of the amp. I really like these Golden Age humbuckers a lot. I used a Golden Age P90 in my first scratch build. Please see photos. I recommend these pickups nearly daily for all types of players and think you can't beat it for cleans. This time with an Alnico 5 in the neck position and the Alnico 2 in the bridge position. Check out Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers. They simply perform and react like any top shelf pickup. Meaning these pickups are "over wound" and while that can be great in the bridge, sometimes it can be overpowering in the neck making it more of a challenge to get a nice "real" clean tone. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > rocknrguitars Squier-Meister Platinum Supporting Member. Most recently I installed them in my Hamer DouTone. I searched the forum for this, I found a thread from 2008 with no replies, HaHA! The two are an excellent combination IMHO. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! This is my nod to that: Fender body, Warmoth neck with all the bells and whistles. When I have the guitar volume at about half, the sound is nice and mellow when in full humbucking mode, and then has a bit of chunk when I switch to single coil mode. I use these in custom builds. A few minor usage marks, but generally in good condition. Great, great, great!Oh, a little Easter egg bonus....if you get the nickel covered ones, there are double cream bobbins inside.Freddy. Wow! I typically start at around 1/4 from the strings and adjust from there. Originally, it had two volume and one tone, and I wanted a master volume as I have on my Strat along with the ability to switch between humbucking and single coil.These pickups completed my project better than expected! 1 x #5438-G - StewMac Golden Age Parsons Street AlNiCo V Overwound Humbucker w/ a Gold Cover From Stew-Mac. I've used them on several builds, repairs and upgrades and I have never been disappointed. Beautiful clean sounds and amazing when distorted for crunch/rock/metal. Above, I was discussing the Golden Age overwound pickup for the bridge position. Pickup height adjustment. Golden Age humbuckers utilise vintage shaped bobbins, a nickel plated brass baseplate and a 3-wire output for dual coil or coil cut options. It does not sound as elegant as the '57 Classic Plus, but is more rock an roll rebellious, perfect for the Wilshire. Color-matching Cream Parts and BindingsThere have always been slight variations in the color of the cream plastic parts used on Gibson and other guitars. Fine job Stewmac! Age: 61 408. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone. They're amazing - not just "for the price" but some of the best pickups on the market. I had a 67 tele that had been converted to two fender tex mex humbuckers that I sold about 6 months ago. Can achieve a nice bright and clean sound as well as a sustained grunge. It's not uncommon to see brand new and vintage guitars with bindings, pickup rings, toggle switch rings and pickguards that don't perfectly match in color. Hi Tracy, Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. They also offer Alnico 2 as well. 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