Arnsparger Humbucker Pickups

Handwound Humbucking Pickups

- Regular Humbuckers - 7 String Humbuckers - Mini-Humbuckers - PBass® - Lap Steel -



All of the standard humbuckers are wax-potted, are available in 2 or 4 conductor wiring, black, white or zebra coils and you have your choice of 49.2mm, 50mm or 53mm spacing. The 53mm is normally known as F-spacing.
Chrome, Nickel, Unfinished Nickel or Gold covers are available also.
Also available in the single coil section is a humbucker sized P90

If you don't see the color combination of coils that you might desire, send me a message and if possible I'll get you what you're looking for.

Here's a sample.


Custom

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Vintage Pro Series:

Vintage Pro HumbuckersJlp

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Vintage PAF-style and clarity, cut, and balance.
These pickups in combination compliment each other very well.
F-spacing available.

Please select the options.
Neck Pickup 7.6 DC Resistance with Alnico V magnets, Price $99.00 exposed coils, with Chrome, Nickel or Unfinished Nickel cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Vintage Pro Humbucker Neck Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

Bridge Pickup 7.8 DC Resistance with Alnico V magnets Price $99.00 for exposed coils, with Chrome, Nickel, Unfinished Nickel cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Vintage Pro Humbucker Bridge Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

Take a listen, just click on the link below.

This next track is by Dave Freedy from his CD. Here he uses a Peavey Eddie Van Halen "Wolfgang" model guitar using a Vintage Pro humbucker in the bridge position. The second solo is performed by Kelley Carey. On bass is Steve Perakis and Chris Mengerink on drums.


Vintage Pro Plus Humbucker:
Slightly overwound version of the Vintage Pro Series for punchier, more powerful output.
Bridge or neck Pickup 8.2 DC Resistance with Alnico V Magnets
Price $99.00 for exposed coils, with Chrome, Nickel, Unfinished Nickel cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Please select the options.

Vintage Pro Plus Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

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Take a listen, just click on the link below.

Here's a track by Dave Freedy from his CD. He is using an Ibanez Studio 50 guitar with the Vintage Pro Plus in the bridge position. The second solo is performed by Lance Ellison. On bass is Steve Perakis and Chris Mengerink on drums.


Fester T-Tops

T-Top

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A pickup designed to replicate the Gibson T-Top humbuckers.
Delivers that Angus, AC DC tone.
Neck,Bridge positions available and a Fester over-wound available for those who want a little extra power..
Chrome, Nickel or Gold Covers or black, white or zebra coils.
Chrome and Nickel $109.00 ea. Gold $114.00 ea. Exposed coils $99.00 ea.
Used by Henry Kaminski of The Uncle Festers Band

Here's a video of Uncle Fester using the pickup. Enjoy
Uncle Fester using the T-Top

Neck Pickup Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Slug & Screw Options
Bridge Pickup Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options
Overwound Pickup Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Slug & Screw Options


The "Renegade" Humbucker:

Renegade

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This pickup is especially designed for the neck position and offers exceptional clarity, depth, and sparkle.
It goes great with the Pro Plus Humbucker.
10 DC Resistance With Alnico V magnets
Price $99.00 for exposed coils, with Chrome, nickel, Unfinished nickle cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Please select the options.

Renegade Humbucker Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

Take a listen, just click on the link below. Some tracks were recorded by musician and instructor Dave Freedy

Trent

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I really love the tone. - T. Pekkala - Marty Ford Experience


The Tribute
This is my tribute to the humbuckers of the 50s. Wound with enamel wire, it comes with a maple spacer, Alnico II magnets and a choice of chrome, nickel, unfinished nickel or Gold cover. This pickup is not wax-potted. Simply awesome.
Available in 2 or 4 conductor wiring.
Tribute

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Price $109.00 for Chrome, Nickel, Unfinished Nickel, $114.00 for Gold Covers

NECK

Cover Selection
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing

BRIDGE

Cover Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing

Take a listen and click on the link below. All tracks are recorded with the same pickup.


JS Custom Model:
Wound hot to roar when it's wide open; roll back the volume and it snarls, then purrs.
Rich harmonics and overtone, recommended for pairing with the Vintage Pro Plus.
Price $99.00, with Chrome cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Please select the options.
Bridge Pickup 15.1 DC Resistance

JS Custom Model Bridge Options
2 or 4 conductor wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

JS Custom

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Neck Pickup 7.9 DC
Price $99.00, with Chrome, Nickel, Unfinished Nickel cover $109.00.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Select Pickup and Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

Another set that came from a custom order.
This is a great sounding set of pickups.
Here's a track by Dave Freedy from his CD that he has graciously allowed me to use.
The guitar he is using is a Carvin Allen Holdsworth model and a JS bridge pickup. The second solo is performed by Joe Ong. On bass is Steve Perakis and Chris Mengerink on drums.


Vintage Pro II Humbuckers

Pro II

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Identical to Vintage Pro Humbuckers except for Alnico II magnets which add shimmer and roundness to the tone.
Neck Pickup 7.6 DC
Price $99.00, with Chrome, nickel, unfinished nickel cover $109.00, with gold cover $114.00, Rosewood bobbin $125.00

Vintage Pro II Humbucker Neck
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

Bridge Pickup 7.8DC

Vintage Pro II Humbucker Bridge Options
2 or 4 Conductor Wiring
Spacing
Rosewood Slug & Screw Options

"I finished installing your pickups this morning and wanted to let you know that they sound amazing! A little bit of tweaking is still required on my part, but the build quality and tone of your pickups is second to none. You do fantastic work!"
Thank you, Jeff Zbaeren

Hello Bill, "I just wanted to tell you I'm very happy with the Vintage Pro II; exactly the sound I was looking for.
Last night, I was in a jazz club and the neck pickup sound was perfect
More surprising: the middle position with both humbuckers is quite useable for rhythm stuff (funk, soul, etc), especially as It's often the weak point with a hollow body guitar.
Thanks again, ..........
Cheers"
Jean-François POVIGNA
France

Take a listen and click on the link below. All tracks are recorded with the same pickup.

Here's a track by Dave Freedy from his CD that he has graciously allowed me to use. The guitar is a Ibanez Steve Vai "Jem" Model. The second solo is performed by Josh Altfater. On bass is Steve Perakis and Chris Mengerink on drums. Enjoy.

Some More tracks from Dr. Dave Freedy. All these tracks were recorded using a Carvin SX300 equipped with Eminence "SwampThang" speakers.


7 String Humbuckers

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Replace those generic, harsh sounding pickups you have with these great sounding pickups.
These pickups come with alnico V magnets to give you more body, warmth and depth with a balanced tone and it has the additional benefits of being hand-wound.
Neck pickup is wound to 14 DC
Bridge pickup is 16.5 DC
Only comes in black coils. Price is $109.00 each

2 or 4 Conductor Wiring

Here's a Jimmy Page track Embryo No 2 featuring Dave Freedy using a 7 string neck and bridge pickup together.
The neck version is a Vintage Pro Plus adapted to 7 string and the bridge is the JS Special. Here's a track featuring Dave Freedy using the 7 string version of my JS humbucker in the bridge position. It is the main riff and rhythm that you hear. The lead tracks that come in are another pickup. It's Dave's version of the Zepp tune Moby Dick. Another track from Dr. Dave Freedy. This track was recorded using a Carvin SX300 equipped with Eminence "SwampThang" speakers. On this track the other artists were Chris Mengerink on drums and Steve Perakis on bass with the 2nd solo performed by Trent Anderson.
This is a humbucker with coil on top of coil designed to fit in a single coil route.

This next track is and Edgar Winter tune performed by Dave Freedy using a regular 7 string humbucker made to JS humbucker specs.


Mini-Humbuckers

Minihumbucker

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minihummini

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Simmer your tone or turn up the heat with this flavorful mini-humbucker - perfect ingredient for a Tele® neck position.
Alnico V magnets and rated at 6.5 DC with 2 conductor wiring. 4 conductor available upon request.
Price $109.00


Firebird® style Mini-Humbucker
Firebird

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Retains the characteristic Firebird® tone while adding focus and clarity.
Alnico V magnets and 6.5 DC with 2 conductor wiring. 4 conductor wiring available upon request.
Price $109.00


HP90 Single Coil:

HP90

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A P-90 made to replace an existing humbucker with no body or pickguard modification necessary.
Ring colors come in either black, chrome, gold or chrome cover.
Neck and bridge positions.
Price is $90.00 each or $169.00 a set

Neck/bridge or Both
Ring Color

"I'm very impressed with the HP-90 pickup. A very responsive, and articulate sound that makes you want to play your guitar more often."
- Christopher Fouke - Fouke Industrial Guitars



Lap Steel Humbucker 6 string
A hum cancelling pickup for lap steel guitars.
Great tone & quiet. Fixed poles and Alnico V magnets.
Bridge Pickup 8.2 DC Resistance
An exact replacement for the Gold Tone lap steel pickups - hum-cancelling with "Chicago Style" string spacing.
Length of pickup - 3" / Width of pickup 1 and 1/32" or 1.0312
Pole spacing center to center or string spacing 2 and 7/32" or 2.21 / Mounting holes center to center are 3 and 11/16" or 3.687
Price $160.00

Lap Steel

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the pickup is the soul of any instrument such as this and yours certainly does the job.
M. Keegan - Australia


P Style Bass Pickups


PBass

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P Bass Hot Set

Staggered Alnico V magnets
Extended midrange output for pronounced snap, slap, and funk.
15.8 DC Resistance
Price $99.00

P Bass Standard Pickup
Hand-wound versions created to replace a standard P-Bass® set.
Staggered Alnico V magnets 10.3 DC. Black covers only.Price $99.00


All DC readings are approximate.


Custom Wound Pickups
Contact me for your custom-wound or unique-sized pickup needs.
Prices will vary
Alnico 2, 3, 4, 5 and ceramic magnet pickups available also.

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