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custom pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by pvriesinga, Jul 28, 2003.


  1. pvriesinga

    pvriesinga

    Jul 15, 2003
    Sarnia Ontario
    hey,
    can anyone point me in the way of a custom pickup maker, preferably someone who works with active pickups and preamps. any help is great.

    Phil
     
  2. brock29609

    brock29609 4 strings, 2 wheels

    May 11, 2003
    Greenville, SC
    I had good luck using Jim at crcoils.com. He rewound me a Jazz pickup and he makes his own custom pickups. Not sure about active pickups. He does good work and was cheap when I used him 6 months ago. I think he's raised his prices recently.
     
  3. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
  4. Balor

    Balor

    Sep 24, 2000
    Montréal, Québec
    Seymour Duncan as a custom shop. You can order just about anything... if you have the money that is!

    take care
    PL
     
  5. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    Aero makes great pickups. You are looking at $600 minimum for a custom order. At least that has been my experience.
     
  6. bestbassgear

    bestbassgear

    Aug 2, 2003
    Here are a couple names:

    Jason Lollar
    AERO
    JP - JP Basses
    Lindy Fralin
     
  7. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    JP's pickups are made by Kent Armstrong.

    Aero's can be had for $200 a piece - that is what i paid for each of mine.

    I would suggest you contact the Luthiers Access Group; someone there has to be winding
    some serious pups.
     
  8. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
    Actually it's Kent's son, Aaron Armstrong who winds them for me ;)
    He's located in the UK.

    Peace, JP