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Jazzmaster® "Surf" set (neck + bridge)

Early CBS specs, more definition and rich in the midrange. Plain enamel 42 AWG wire and alnico 5 magnets.

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Pickup set (neck and bridge) of the" Jazzmaster® Surf" model, hand wound by Jess Loureiro.

This pickup have single coil format and are made with the same materials and characteristics as those mounted on the early CBS era Jazzmasters®. The pickup is potted in the right mix of beeswax-paraffin, which prevents the microphonic problems without reducing richness of sound. The coils are made from grey "forbon" and they have vintage cloth-wire like the originals. They are wound by hand with 42 AWG Plain Enamel wire, that gives more definition of the notes and a mid-focused sound. The Alnico 5 magnets have been "calibrated" and charged one by one by hand, as they did in the 50´s.


Potted in beeswax-paraffin mix

Output: 8.8 k 

Wire: 42 AWG Plain enamel

Magnets: "calibrated" Alnico 5

USA pole spacing

 

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You can contact me at jl@jlguitars.com