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Alnico II / D.C. Output = 5.9k
A hotter output and smoother top-end when compared to the 54 models, resulting in a slightly more mellow tone overall. Alnico II magnets create a softer bass and treble response that enhances the mid-range frequencies for the much sought-after "quack" tone. These recreations of the 1957 Strat single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone not available until now. Middle position comes as reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico II magnets. Comes fully wax-potted and ships with height screws, rubber tube mounting, cloth-covered wire and a fitted antique white cover.
52mm string spacing (from E to E polepiece centres)
5mm polepiece diameter
83mm total cover length (including tabs for the mounting screws)
18mm cover width
13mm cover depth
76mm mounting screw distance (between centres)
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