Jimmy Wallace Pickups

60's “Sierra/S-Style” Pickup (Grey Bottom - set)

Regular price $ 500.00 Sale price$ 375.00

"The end of the 50’s brought several changes to the most popular electric guitars. Among these were changes including the use of Rosewood fingerboards and changes in single-coil pickups. The latter results were pickups that were similar in design, but with gray bottoms. These were often dated in pencil by the builder. Other changes included the use of wire that was a deep burgundy in color, and back again were the cast, slug Alnico magnets. The coils were dipped in lacquer, as opposed to wax as used previously. The clarity and presence of the former pickups (from the previous decade) was still preserved, however, the 60’s pickups are thought by many to have a warmer and slightly fuller sound. This may be due in part to the use of Rosewood fingerboards and/or other changes in wood materials selection. However, most believe that the 60’s pickups have their own distinct sound, and that this sound, while different, is ever- bit as pleasing to the ear and inspirational to the player. Having unmistakable  clarity - and a warmth that can only be described as pure 60’s - the Jimmy Wallace Vintage “60’s Type” pickups achieve the original sound and revive this inspirational connection.
Authentic Gray Bottom
42AWG Plain Enamel Wire
.185 Diameter Beveled Magnets
Lacquer Dipped
A confidential treatment to simulate the chronological effect of older pickups.
Application of specific construction methods that have been re-developed from extensive research.
Typical Pickup Output – 5.7K to 6.1K *Pickup Outputs will vary somewhat, considering they are hand wrapped."

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Danny Bowie

This store made me wish I was a better guitar player. I mean to say, craftsmanship is right on the square in downtown Garland at Jimmy Wallace. Good grief!!! I saw the very best in amps and guitars. And parts and pickups were ready, as were the perfect strings. The quality is obvious. Enjoy the vibe. Save your funds up and shop here for the perfect guitar to change your life.

Dan Ford

To Mike and everyone at Jimmy Wallace Guitars...what can I say? Having purchased instruments from Vegas, to Nashville to Del Rio, and all places in between, you guys made me feel like family and treated me even better! You have a lifelong customer and I will send EVERYONE that I know your way. LOVE my “new” 1953 Gibson SJ....truly thrilled with this incredible instrument and incredible experience. Thank you and God Bless!

Chip Boyd

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