Vintage 1 (Nocaster) Alnico 3 Telecaster Set
Warmer, Vintage Sounding, Handwound Alnico 3 Tele Replacement Pickups
Bridge Magnets: 'South Up' - Flat or Staggered Alnico 3
Neck Magnets: 'North Up' - Flat Pole Alnico 3
Coil Wire: Plain Enamel 42AWg Bridge / 43AWG Neck
Lead Wire: Vintage Braided Pushback
Bridge Output: 7.3k
Neck Output: 7.1k
Bridge Baseplate: Vintage Zinc Plated Steel
Neck Cover: Bare Nickel Silver
Here's guitarist James Ryan with a video demo of the Creamery Vintage 1 (Nocaster) Alnico 3 Tele Pickups Set
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Creamery Custom Handwound Vintage 1 (Nocaster) Alnico 3 Telecaster Pickups
The Vintage 'Nocaster' Bridge Tone
My handwound take on the vintage Telecaster (Nocaster) bridge pickup of the early '50s. Flat Alnico 3 polepieces pressed into handcut vulcanised flatwork. I scatterwind (hand feed) the 42AWG (46SWG) thin copper wire to build the coil to around 7.3k. A traditional Telecaster bridge pickup sound; crisp and clear with a bright tone yet warm & round tone due to the Alnico 3 poles.
Vintage cloth pushback hookup wire, wax potted with zinc coated steel baseplate and vintage style string coil protection make this my homage to the early Telecaster twang. A great Tele bridge pickup sound.
The Vintage 'Nocaster' Neck Tone
The traditional Telecaster neck pickup sound - A clear bright tone with smooth mid frequencies and warm, rounded lows. The soft attack of the Alnico 3 poles is ideal for a clean Telecaster sound.
Unpolished nickel plated cover, vintage style cloth covered lead wire and wax potted - match it with the vintage Telecaster bridge pickup for that 50s Telecaster sound.
You can buy a Creamery Custom Handwound Vintage 1 (Nocaster) Alnico 3 Telecaster Pickups Set (Bridge & Neck) in the online shop.
For more information on my Custom handwound Replacement Telecaster pickup range, click here.
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