Richer, Sweeter Jag Sounds
With handwound coils pressed around the custom magnets and wax potted in a combination of paraffin & beeswax, my new Creamery Sonic '60 Jaguar replacement pickups give that richer, musical sound synonimous with the old classic Burns Tri-Sonic® design.
Geometry dictates they won't sound identical to the old 60s classics as the pickups are smaller (standard Jaguar size) and I use my custom made thinner magnets inside the pressed coil, but they're designed & tested to be richer, sweeter and more rounded than standard Jag pickups.
Designed to fit a standard Jaguar guitar with no modifications needed
Unlike the larger originals, my Sonic '60 Jag pickups have been designed to fit a standard scratchplate & body cavity but with outputs of 7.2k & 6.3k respectively - they've been designed to balance the old vintage sounds with a modern spin for a richer, warmer, more rounded, musical sound than a standard Jaguar pickup set.
With a choice of magnets, you can choose to have a warmer or brighter version. Alnico 2 'holds' the strings a little less, allowing them to vibrate a little more freely giving a perceived slightly warmer, more resonant sound.
Ceramic, being stronger, holds the strings a little more giving a slightly more attacking, slightly brighter, more focussed, less richer sound.
Alnico 5 offers a slightly brighter, more attacking characteristic than Alnico 2 but a little more rounded than the ceramic option.
Creamery Sonic '60 Pickups - Specifications
|Magnet||Alnico 2, Alnico 5 or Ceramic|
|Lead Wire||Vintage Cloth|
True Chrome Plated Jag Covers
Wanting these pickups to be something special I've had custom chrome plated Jag covers manufactured. These aren't plastic covers, they're very thin brass that I've had chrome plated. I've also designed them with the Tri-Sonic® style oversize holes and more rounded/rolled edge covers.
They do look good, especially with the classic aguar chrome control plates.
You can find more details of my Creamery Custom Shop Handwound Replacement Jaguar Pickups here.