Based on a set of pickups that Seymour Duncan had wound and presented to Jimi Hendrix back in March of 1968, these are the new Duncan Jimi Hendrix Signature set of single-coil pickups. Like Jimi’s music, the Jimi Hendrix Signature Strat Set pickups have their roots in the traditional but with an eye on the future. Each is custom wound for a richer, melodic tone. The bridge model has an aggressive attack that cuts through while staying true to his iconic lead tone. The neck pickup sounds thick and full and is great for chord work, bluesy melodies, double-stops and Jimi’s signature hybrid chord/melody style. And in the in-between positions there’s plenty of that classic Strat ‘quack.’ To help you to get even closer to Jimi’s earth-shattering tone, each pickup is made with a reverse magnet stagger to capture the effect of playing a right-handed guitar upside-down and restrung for a lefty. The set comes loaded in a classic 3-ply white pickguard. The set also comes with a commemorative booklet and stickers.
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