Tone Specific Pickups

1954 Twang Strat® Pickup Set

  • 1954 Twang Strat® Pickup Set

Tone Specific Pickups

1954 Twang Strat® Pickup Set

Usually Ships Within 1 Week.

  • Vintage Tone for Modern Times.

    The 1954 Twangy Strat set was inspired by a couple of amazing sets from the mid 1950’s.  You can't get Twang like this any other way. Our painstaking design and testing process has yielded pickups that that sound great with tube amps, pedals, solid state amps, digital devices and even software. 

    Tonal Details:

    •  This is our twangy-est set of Strat Pickups and have plenty of chime.
    • You won’t find any shrill in these pickups. Not an easy task with this style of pickup.
    • They bridge really cuts the mix.
    • The in-between positions are Super Spanky & Quacky.
    • Middle is RWRP to eliminate hum in positions 2 & 4
    • Every Strat Player needs a set of these in the arsenal, even the guys that hate Country music.

    Clear & Twangy but still Warm & Dynamic.

    Are your Stratocaster® Pickups lacking the Twang or Cut you need. Continuing to use the wrong pickups for your style can be extremely frustrating. This frustration can limit your ability to create the tones and the music you’ve been hearing in your head. We feel your pain. No need to worry, we’ve got you covered! Your search for your perfect Strat® tone ends today.

    Beyond Country - Get Inspired.

    When comparing our pickup to other pickups, the great players hear the difference right away.  It seems the better the player, the more excited they get after hearing our pickups in their guitar.

    We’ve created the best vintage voiced Strat pickups for terrific Twangy tone.  We used to call this the Country set, but with the Warmth & Twang of these pickups you can cover many styles.  If Twang is your thing, then these are the pickups for your #1 Strat.  Even if Twang isn’t your main objective, you should get this set for one of the other Strat’s in your stable.  You never know when your next project will need a little more cut or sizzle.

      Huge Tone. Huge Sweet Spot.

      Our pickups are designed to sound great in the guitar in which they are installed. Whether you like to put them closer to the strings our further away, your tone will remain dynamic, warm and touch-sensitive.  These pickups let the sounds in your head shine through the speaker with sweet tone and singing sustain. 

      They make a good guitar sound great and a great guitar sound amazing. More than a few top pro's have reported a huge improvement by dropping these into their vintage guitars.  


      A set of pickups that capture every nuance of your playing style is rare find these days. Most pickups are made by big corporations in factories. Our pickups are made by guitar players for other guitar players. We care about your tone. 

      These pickups are designed to musically respond to you. They are directly between you and your amp and interact in a very musical way.  You can produce an endless amount of tone by changing your pick-attack and picking location. Adjusting your volume and tone knobs opens up all kinds of doors in exploring the tonal pallet of these pickups. There is no need for tricky wiring gimmicks when you have a set of pickups of this caliber. 

      Certified Organic.

      Our Pickups are made by hand, one at a time, right here in the U.S.A.  Our goal is to make the most Dynamic, Warm & Sweetest sounding pickups in the world.  

      Now every Guitarist can experience the joy of having vintage voiced pickups tailored for their preferred tonal style without breaking the bank. Unlike the rest of the herd of boutique winders that just wrap wire around a bobbin to achieve a certain Ohm reading, we've taken painstaking path to tonal perfection. We welcome you to join us on this path. If you are thinking about Twangy Strat Tones………….Think Tone Specific!


      How to Buy/Pricing

      Strat Pickups cost $400 - Due to overwhelming demand, the current wait is 4 to 8 weeks. To order click the "Add to Cart" at the top of the page.

      Our building process takes a little longer than most pickup winders and we have rigorous testing that is performed on all pickups before they ship. This includes sound test. The goal is to make pickups that will not only inspire you when you get them but also 20 or 30 years down the road. We want these to be the last pickups you get. 

      Players with good ears seem to hear the difference right away. In fact, just about every pro we've dealt with has ordered multiple sets altering hearing how these pickups transform the feel & the tone of their instrument. We are sure you will appreciate the attention to detail when you hear your new pickups.


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      Pre-wired Assemblies & Loaded Pickguards