The 6S5 - our version of the 'Strat' pickup used from 1965 to 1968

Soundclips 6S5 Rhythm 6S5 Middle 6S5 Lead 6S5 Rhythm and Lead
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    First, we start out with a hand machined Forbon (vulcanized fiber) black top plate
and gray bottom bobbin plate made right in house. Then we assemble the bobbin with the correct size Alnico V magnet
 and insulate the bobbin with a coat of nitrocellulose lacquer to protect the
coil windings. After that, we wind the pickup's coil
with period correct 42 gauge plain enamel coil wire,
'vintage style' cloth covered hookup wire is soldered to the pickup,
and we pot each pickup in a proprietary clear wax bath to solidify and protect the coil and reduce microphonics.
Once the potting wax has cooled, the pickup is tone tested and the actual electrical specifications
are documented for the included data sheet.

    This pickup is available in single pickups and in two different sets - with all pickups the same magnetic polarity and coil winding direction
 for a 'true'  vintage sound for studio work,
or with the center pickup wound in 'RW/RP' (reverse coil winding direction and reverse magnetic polarity)
for players who want a 'humcancelling' effect in the number 2 and 4 switch positions of a Strat's five position selector switch for live shows.

Price $74.95 each