Tone Specific Pickups

1969 Jazzy Strat Pickup Set

  • 1969 Jazzy Strat Pickup Set

Tone Specific Pickups

1969 Jazzy Strat Pickup Set

Usually Ships Within 1 Week.

  • Pro Tested – Pro Approved

    We’ve heard a lot of people say that you can’t get vintage tone from new pickups. Everyday our pickups prove the nay-sayers wrong.  Don’t take our word for it, just listen to what the Pro’s say….

    Joe Cocker’s former guitarist, Mike Gallaher has owned a few vintage Strats.  He played a lot of pickups over the years and was blown away by the tone of our Jazzy Strat Set in an Eric Johnson Strat.  He said “I really like the Jazz set…They’re not just Jazz…They’re everything, you can play anything with’em…The clearness is great”

    Smooth, Clear & Warm – Jazzy Strat Tone.

    Are your Stratocaster® Pickups just not Jazzy enough for you? 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 Jazz® tone ends today.

    Beyond Jazz - 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 Jazz tone.  Just because your guitar is equipped with the best pickups for Jazzy tone doesn't mean you can venture into the realm of other styles.  The Tone Specific Jazz Strat set will sound great for just about any type of music.   

    Vintage Tone for Modern Times.

    This set was inspired by the best attributes of a few different late 60’s sets we stumbled across.  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:

    •  These pickups are made to sound slightly bigger without losing the vintage sweetness.
    • Neck pickup is clear, warm but still has plenty of punch. 
    • Middle sounds great and is RWRP to eliminate hum in positions 2 & 4.
    • Bridge Pickup is approaching great P90 tone. It’s full, clear and warm.
    • They clean up well by rolling off volume without losing clarity.
    • You can roll the tone back to nail your desired jazz tone without losing punch.

    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 great Jazzy Tone for your Strat………….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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