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Timescale is still up at around 35-40 days as each pickup is custom made and I simply work through orders one-by-one.


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Creamery Classic '65 Staple Mini-Humbucker


Creamery Classic Replacement "Staple" '65 Mini-Humbucker Pickup

The Classic, Vintage Clean "Staple" 511 Nova-Sonic Twin Coil Sound in a standard Mini-Humbucker size

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  • Creamery Classic Replacement 511 "Staple" '65 Mini-Humbucker Pickup

    The Classic, Vintage Clean "Staple" Nova-Sonic Twin Coil Sound in a standard Mini-Humbucker size

    Magnet: Alnico 2 or 5

    Coil Wire: 43AWG

    Lead Wire: Simple 3-Way

    Bridge Output: 8.1k

    Neck Output: 7.3k

    Creamery Classic Handwound Replacement "Staple" Mini-Humbucker Pickup

    Based on the 1965 Hofner™ 511 Nova-Sonic "Staple" Twin Coil Humbucker but in a standard Mini-Humbucker size as a direct drop-in replacement

    A classic mini-humbucker sound that's warm, rich and clear with great harmonics, somewhere between a humbucker & single coil - a fat single-coil, hum-cancelling sound. A little clearer and crunchier than a standard Mini-Humbucker due to the exposed "Staple" Poles, but warmer than a traditional Firebird pickup - Making a really unique sound.

    With my replacement mini humbuckers, the coils are asymmetrically handwound giving more dynamics, with a richer clarity & string definition. A rich, vintage sound.

    The coil wire used in the original 511 Staple Pickups were somewhere between 43AWG & 44AWG (Wire Gauge) so there was a choice of which to use for my own versions. After a number of prototypes using both wire gauges, I finally decided on the ever-so-slightly thicker 43AWG.

    Handwound here in my workshop, Manchester.

    PLEASE NOTE: My Handwound Classic '65 "Staple" Pickup is a standard Mini-Humbucker size, the original Hofner™ 511 Pickups are slightly wider. I designed these pickups to be a direct drop-in replacement for standard Mini-Humbucker pickups. I do often repair & rewind original, vintage Hofner™ ones, just get in touch.