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Formvar '50s - the ultimate warm and chiming '50s style Strat tone


Formvar '50s - the ultimate warm and chiming '50s style Strat tone Formvar '50s - the ultimate warm and chiming '50s style Strat tone Formvar '50s - the ultimate warm and chiming '50s style Strat tone Formvar '50s - the ultimate warm and chiming '50s style Strat tone

Want a chiming, warm, smooth but twangy tone from your Strat? You need the Formvar 50s. These vintage 50s style pickups wound with heavy Formvar wire and using alnico III magnets. If you’re looking for a great Shads tone, these are the ones. 

Formvar ‘50s have smooth treble with no harshness, complex midrange and round bass. The in between settings are full of that classic Strat quack that you’ll love. I slightly over-wound the bridge for better balance and a touch more midrange without sacrificing vintage Strat twang. This set will deliver chiming cleans and smooth overdrive. A great all rounder - how a Strat should sound!

Works well with

At home on most Strat style guitars. I love this set in an ash Strat with a maple fingerboard for a true ‘50s tone. Rosewood and alder still works well giving a warmer tone that’s still sounds like a pure vintage Strat. If you fancy a HSS or HSH set, partner it with a Vintage PAF or Hot PAF for a great versatile vintage flavoured combo. 

Specs

Bridge 6.3K, Middle 5.9K, Neck 5.8K

42awg Heavy Formvar wire

Alnico III hand bevelled magnets



Position
Reverse Wound, Reverse Polarity Middle Pickup
Cover Colour
Magnet Profile
Other requests


Our Price: £55.00






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