Age: 61 408. The Golden Age Parson Street set with Alnico 5 magnets. 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. Once they were wired using the Stu - Mac diagram my wiring issues were over . Also Customer Support was very helpful prior to ordering. 1 x #5438-G - StewMac Golden Age Parsons Street AlNiCo V Overwound Humbucker w/ a Gold Cover From Stew-Mac. Initially I had some "rail" pickups though I just didn't feel they had that "back" that I like in true humbuckers. 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. For punk rock like the Stooges or Black Flag. I wanted an HSH though it's technically an HHH situation and sounds wonderful. Golden Age / Parsons Street Overwound Alnico 2 #5428 Humbucker Nickel Bridge In mint condition. Golden Age Dual Lipstick Humbucker Model 5426 for sale online | … 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. Slightly warmer and softer than the A5. I recommend these pickups nearly daily for all types of players and think you can't beat it for cleans. Anyway, I just love these pickups and no matter what genre these are perfect. Check out Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers. 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. This is the Alnico 2 version of the Parson Street PAFs from Stew Mac. As I crank the volume all the way up, it has a great biting tone that is just incredible. Bridge model polepieces have 2.015" spread; neck models have 1.97" spread. It does not sound as elegant as the '57 Classic Plus, but is more rock an roll rebellious, perfect for the Wilshire. I was ready to order Seymour Duncans costing 4x as much but these sound as good or better. To capture that tone, we keep winding these hot versions until we get a DC resistance of 9.5K ohms. This time with an Alnico 5 in the neck position and the Alnico 2 in the bridge position. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. Fine job Stewmac! 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 Golden Age Parson Street set with Alnico 5 magnets. 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. Great 2 and 4 sounds, though I can't think of a better neck pickup than the Golden Age Overwounds. Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by rocknrguitars, Jan 26, 2019. 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. From website You asked for 'em! Alnico 5 magnets (aluminum/nickel/cobalt) as used in the originals, for classic tone. Tip....use a good quality soldering station as the wires on these are extremely light gauge. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! My only complaint about Golden Age humbuckers is you can't order them with chrome covers. I searched the forum for this, I found a thread from 2008 with no replies, HaHA! 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 have one of those Golden Age Overwound pickups in the bridge position of my Epi Wilshire replica, and it sounds superb. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. Jun 4, 2017 East Helena Montana. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … 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. Vintage dimensions for easy installation in standard pickguards and bodies. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! Above, I was discussing the Golden Age overwound pickup for the bridge position. A few minor usage marks, but generally in good condition. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Contact the seller- opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. I was looking for neck humbuckers and bought some. TIP: Handy Humbucker Helpers make installation a whole lot easier. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … Wow! "The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! and the Golden Age Overwound Humbucker for the bridge position. i want to buy these pickups but i wanted to hear them first before i buy them. I've posted before about these pickups and I can't say enough great things. This is Stew Mac's flagship PAF. I find myself recommending these to my other Gtr pals. I also upgraded the switch and pots and I'm very happy with the results. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! I think I am going to go with the humbuckers, but should I go with the standard ones of the overwound ones? 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. I think both StewMac and Schaller sounds better than GFS. And Stewmac does not sell chrome covers that fit them. Shipping and handling. For sale is a matching set of Golden Age Overwound humbuckers in zebra colors, as offered by Stew Mac. For the money it's pretty dang awesome. Another video of the Stew Mac Golden Age Parsons Street PAFs. It's a lot hotter than the neck pickup, but not over the top, so the clarity is still there. The overwound versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! :). Like LOW! 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. Slick "Fullerton Lead" Alnico 9.4k Vintage Bridge Retail Boxed - Fits Tele® Also, the coil cuts sound really good, which isn't always the case with humbuckers! Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. The output wire is 4-conductor plus ground, enabling versatile custom coil-tapping, series/parallel, and phase switching options. I've used them on several builds, repairs and upgrades and I have never been disappointed. 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. 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. Open box. Anyrate, I'll ask again, is anyone using StewMAc Golden Age humbuckers? 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. They also offer Alnico 2 as well. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! 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. 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 bought a set of the overwound pups and they sound great. 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. 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. Just buy these pickups and thank me later. Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Humbucking pickups. Considered a pair for my 335 Style but I like the differences. Golden Age Parsons Street Overwound Humbuckers vintage specs: Introducing the overwound versions of the Parsons Street Humbuckers, wound to 9.5K ohms for higher output punch. 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. The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and … staff for assistance. 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. The Golden Age Parson Street set. Vintage vibe, great price. I added these pickups as part of my re-wiring project on a Chinese made Ibanez that has three control knobs. great experience. The problems were using the wrong wiring diagram , that I was told ( by a friend ) would work . The improved version of the classic Fender Strat Bridge, The most consistent, top quality Strat® replacement body on the market today. Don't make a new nut just to fix a low slot—fill it! 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