Railhammer Nuevo 90 Wiring Diagram

Railhammer Nuevo 90 wiringKiller P-90 tone awaits you with this Railhammer Nuevo 90 Wiring Diagram

In this post, we’re going to share our Railhammer Nuevo 90 wiring diagram, which gets you up-and-running with a great P-90 tone. The Nuevo 90, as you may have been able to deduce from the name, is Railhammer’s modern take on the vintage P90 pickup. It features much of the same sound associated with the original P90, but the tone is a little more balanced, and the coils are a little more responsive than a vintage model.

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Railhammer Hyper Vintage Coil Splitting

Railhammer Hyper Vintage coil splittingIf you are looking for some single coil tones, Railhammer Hyper Vintage coil splitting offers plenty of versatility

If you have one of these new modern Railhammer pickups, you may be wondering if there is a way that you can split these pickups to have access to the extra tones created by this modification. We’re going to discuss Railhammer Hyper Vintage coil splitting in this article and help you with this easy to accomplish modification.

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Railhammer Hyper Vintage Wiring Diagram

Railhammer Hyper Vintage wiringThis Railhammer Hyper Vintage wiring diagram will get your super-modern looking pickup up-and-running with that late-50's sound

In this short guide, we are going to show you how to install a Railhammer pickup in your guitar using our Railhammer Hyper Vintage wiring diagram. Railhammers are a relatively new brand of pickup that came to the market in 2012. These pickups feature a unique design that uses rails to pick up the sound from the bottom three bass strings and uses posts to pick up the sound from the top three treble strings.

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Antiquity Texas Hot Strat Set from Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Antiquity Texas Hot Strat SetEach Seymour Duncan Antiquity Texas Hot Strat Set is aged magnetically and cosmetically to really drive in that vintage sound.

Seymour Duncan’s Antiquity Texas Hot Strat Set provides outstanding tone in the vein of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix. Hot, but not too aggressive, with plenty of chime and sparkle. Special degaussed Alnico 2 magnets soften the treble just a bit and keep the high notes under control. Continue reading “Antiquity Texas Hot Strat Set from Seymour Duncan”

Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Single-Coil Pickups

Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Single-Coil PickupsThe Seymour Duncan SSL-5 sounds best with brighter-sounding guitars, and while it truly helps boost the bridge pickup, it can be used in any position.

The Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Single-Coil Pickup, as the name suggests, is a high output single coil pickup designed to be perfect for Texas Blues, Rock, and even some Heavy Rock. This single-coil, single-conductor pickup features staggered Alnico 5 magnets. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Custom Staggered Single-Coil Pickups”

Texas Special Strat Pickups by Fender Custom Shop

Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Strat PickupsTexas Special Strat pickups are constructed with an enamel-coated magnet wire, which is what's used in vintage equipment to help provide that warm, vintage tone.

As the name suggests, Fender Texas Special Strat pickups are designed to give you that Texas Blues sound. If you’re looking for replacement guitar pickups and you would like to get a sound similar to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt, or Johnny Winter then these are recommended. Texas Special Strat pickups start with staggered Alnico 5 magnets for more focus and dynamics, and it’s this staggering that allows for a more even and balanced tone across all strings. Continue reading “Texas Special Strat Pickups by Fender Custom Shop”

Stratocaster Pickups – What are the Best?

Stratocaster PickupsWhether you want to change the sound or the feel of your instrument, you are only limited by your imagination. For openers, take a look at these Stratocaster pickups.

The Stratocaster is one of the most flexible guitars ever made. When compared to many Gibson models such as the Les Paul or SG, there is a dramatic difference with regard to your customization options. One of the most popular areas of focus for Stratocaster modification is the pickups. This change will have the most dramatic effect on your guitar’s sound. Now, while some may prefer vintage-style / low-output Stratocaster pickups, others may opt for noiseless or active models. There are a zillion options out there for pickups. Some good, some great, and some just plain awful.

Among the “great” options, the “right” pickup depends on not only your budget, but also your taste. This is a very subjective area and opinions differ. There are no right or wrong answers here, just what works best for you. Hopefully this list of some of the best Stratocaster pickups around, will help you get started in making this choice.
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Fender Texas Special Stratocasters

Fender Texas Special StratocastersIf you want a vintage Strat pickup that is extra hot, these are seriously worth considering.

It’s hard to believe that Fender Texas Specials just celebrated their 20th anniversary. They made their debut in January 1992 as the stock pickups in the Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster. Not too long after, Fender Texas Special Stratocasters became available as standalone products. Since then, they have become quite popular.
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