The 58' Vintage PAF Pickup

The Warmer Than PAF 5050rz with Custom Relic'd Covers

Oh man a lot of research went into making this set of pickups.  The folklore behind the design of 1958 Humbucker is that Gibson company randomly chose Alnico 2, 3, 4 and 5 magnets, had varying resistance readings on their meters between 7k and 10k Ohm, winding amounts were based on "filling the bobbin," they only used Black and Cream bobbins and to heck with the harmonics! Rumor has it they didn't even wax pot these turkeys back in the day.   How much of it is true?  That's why it's called folklore.  I just know that we received a request for 1958 PAF.  The specifics were "I want the amp to do the work and I want the same materials they used in 1958."  I think we pretty much got it. This baby's got 49.2mm Butyrate bobbins, long legged nickel silver frame, 22 AWG Shielded External Braid Cloth Covered Lead Wire,  American made 1018 Steel pole pieces, American made slugs and your choice of magnet (Alnico 2, 3, 4 or 5).  It's your decision if you'd like us to wax pot your pickup free of ch

The Warmer Than PAF 5050rz

The 58' vintage PAF is an exciting leap back in time to the wild wild days of hand-spun pickup making, a time when they "simply filled the bobbins up."

The Warmer Than PAF 5050rz

Beautiful Vintage Tone. To Specifications 49.2mm Pole Spacing, Long Leged Butyrate bobbins and 22 AWG Shielded External Braid Cloth Covered Lead Wire.

The Warmer Than PAF 5050rz

The Warmer Than PAF 5050rz

$225.00
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Let us know your desired bobbin color and magnet and if you'd like the Relic'd pickup cover?

Custom Relic's Pickup Covers

Custom Relic's Pickup Covers

$45.00
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Relic'd individually by hand.  No two covers will look the same.  American Made nickel silver without no brass.