Romain Pickups Five/58 (handwound May 2021) 2021 Nickel

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** This listing is for a set of 2 brand new FIve/58 pickups - Bridge and Neck position. This set has a Zebra bobbins (Black and Aged White) under Nickel Plated Covers. The main photo is of my personal set installed in a PRS Singlecut. Second photo is the actual set being listed here. **

The Five/58 has been spec’ed/designed around two approaches:

1) based on everything I’ve learned after years of winding my FiftyNiners as close to a PAF as I can with great sonic results, and spec/build ideas that came up that didn’t fit within the PAF build “correctness”.

2) wanting to build a line of pickups that didn’t have the limitations of what goes into a PAF and my appreciation for PRS’s approach of building guitars where they are constantly refining and trying new ways to get better results.

The Five/58 is one of those pickup sets that allowed me to refine and try new things. Though not reinventing the wheel, the Five/58 is wound very similarly to my FiftyNiners, but with modern ABS bobbins with slightly different dimensions and loaded with Alnico 4 magnets for a nice blend of warm tight lows, clear but smooth highs and a balanced midrange.

These pickups offer a different flavour to your PRS Core series guitar, and a great upgrade to PRS S2 and SE series guitars as well as Gibson/Epiphone and other similar styled guitars with dual Humbuckers. The Five/58's come with 4-conductor leads so they can be wired for coil split or phase shift circuits.

Bobbins: ABS | 50mm pole spacing
Baseplates: Short Leg Nickel Silver
Coil wire: 42awg Modern Plain Enamel
Magnet: Alnico 4
DC Resistance: ~7.58kOhms (neck) / ~8.58kOhms (bridge)
Slugs: nickel plated steel
Pole screws: gold plated steel
Hook up: 4-conductor modern leads (wired to Gibson wire colour code) Covers: Nickel Covers on both Bridge and Neck

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This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

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