Tone Specific Pickups

1955 Blues Telecaster® Pickup Set

  • 1955 Blues Telecaster® Pickup Set

Tone Specific Pickups

1955 Blues Telecaster® Pickup Set

Usually Ships Within 1 Week.

  • Vintage Tone for Modern Times.

    This set was inspired by a really terrific mid 1950’s set slightly tweaked for great Blues tone.  During 1954 snd 1955, changes were made to the Tele pickups that shifted the tone slightly from Twangy to Bluesy, we took it a step further to make the worlds best Blues Telecaster pickups.

    Dynamic, Warm & Clear - Blues Tone.

    Are your Telecaster® Pickups just not Blue 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 Tele® tone ends today.

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

    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:

    • Pickups are made to sound a little fatter without losing clarity
    • RWRP to eliminate hum in positions when on the middle position.
    • Neck is made to stay together and not get muddy when using an overdriven amp or pedals.
    • Tweaked to clean up well when rolling back the volume without losing clarity.
    • Pickups are very dynamic with the Blues player in mind. Hit it hard and your amp will feel it.  Hit is soft and you will remain clean.

    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.  

    Touch-Sensitive.

    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 Blues Tones………….Think Tone Specific!

     

    How to Buy/Pricing

    Tele Pickups cost $249.99 - Pickups typically ship within 7 days of your order.  To order click the "Add to Cart" at the top of the page.

    We've tried to work ahead and keep a few sets of each style of pickups ready or almost ready to ship. 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 pickups that will not only inspire you when you get them but also 20 or 30 years down the road. So even though we might be able to get your pickups shipped within in a week or so, you should know the process of making your pickups likely started several weeks ago. 

    Players with good ears seem to hear the difference right away. We are sure you will appreciate the attention to detail when you hear your new pickups.

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