S71 "Custom Nitro Vintage T" rare TAOS TURQUOISE ’62 RELIC, Handwound 60's Pickups. Made in USA

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S71 Custom Shop « T » rare TAOS TURQUOISE ’62 RELIC, with an Alder body made in Missouri by USACG, Vintage Amber Gloss type neck from WD Music, Florida. Collins Handwound « 60’s » specs Pickups made in Texas. Kluson Deluxe tuners, AllParts USA/Gotoh Japan Hardware, Graphtech nut.
Made in USA.
  • Selected Alder body cut on Vintage specs in Missouri by USACG (USA Custom Guitars).
  • Very rare custom colour « TAOS TURQUOISE »  Relic finish in 100% Nitrocellulose with superb ageing details and Checking Marks.
  • Vintage type WD USA neck under Fender licence, one chunky piece Maple with Amber gloss finish and Pau Ferro fretboard.
  • Custom « Modern Chunky C » shape, thickness .88/.91 (22/23mm) similar to the JLV Signature (Jimmy Vaughan) profil, Radius 10, 21 Medium frets, 1-5/8 nut width, Truss-rod at heel. Full specs below.
  • Real Handwound/Handmade Pickups in Texas, USA by « Collins ».
  • Model « Texas Tea 60’s » T-168 genuine Collins custom hand wound vintage pickup set with some modern touches and made from the finest materials (Full specs below).
  • 7.20 K(neck) 2.49 Henries
  • 7.28 K (bridge) 3.38 Henries
  • Handwired electronic with 3-way switch Oak Grigsby USA, WD USA pots Vintage style & real PIO (Paper in Oil) Russian military .047mfd capacitor from 1986, made in Italy high-quality jack output.
  • Aged hardware with Genuine Kluson USA Deluxe engraved tuners. Allparts USA bridge with Nickel saddles.
  • Gotoh Japan Neckplate with serial number, heavy metal knobs, jack socket and straps.
  • Aged Parchment Pickguard.
  • Graphtech nut, made in Canada.
  • E-certificate included.


NEW Guitar. Sold with E-certificate and invoice.
(the hardcase in pictures is for illustration purposes only)
S71 Guitars is a professional seller registered in the Swiss Commercial Register.
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WD USA Neck Features:
- Fingerboard Radius = 10 in.
- Nut Width = 1 5/8 in.
- Profile Shape = Custom Modern Chunky C, as found on JLV Jimmy Vaughan Signature model
- Fret type and count = 6150 Medium - 21 frets
- Neck Finish = amber tinted gloss
- Truss Rod location = heel
- Neck and Fretboard Type = one-piece maple, pau ferro fretboard
- 1st Fret Thickness = 0.88 in.
- 12th Fret Thickness = 0.91 in.

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COLLINS « TEXAS TEA 60’S » HANDWOUND PICKUPS:
  • T-168 genuine Collins custom hand wound vintage pickup set with some modern touches and made from the finest materials
  • Texas Tea
    Now you can have your own bit of Texas heat. Modeled after the late '60's single coil pickups wound hot.187 Alnico 5 magnets oriented South and calibrated for strength.
    These pickups are overwound 16% at the bridge for balance
    High quality vulcanized fiber flatwork with period correct black.062 top & period correct gray.093 bottoms.
    Made in the U.S.A. hand wound in Texas in my own shop.

  • Though ohms are subject to change in temperature these read around.
  • 7.20 K(neck) 2.49 Henries
  • 7.28 K (bridge) 3.38 Henries
    measured around 70 degrees


  • The sandcast alnico 5 magnets were sealed before winding in my own resin formula to prevent magnet to wire failure.
    Wound with a beautiful bright red modern poly-nylon AWG42 wire in the bridge and AWG43 in the neck and potted in paraffin/bees wax to silence microphonics.
    White string wound to bridge pickup for coil protection

    Vintage black/white cloth wiring about 12" long for the most demanding hookups. Vintage surgical rubber tubing with nickel screws.
  • With Chrome neck pickup cover
  • Copper plated base plate with custom insulator

    They have all the twang and chime early single coils are known for
    Dripping with tone and ready to rock. They will shine in Blues, Rock, Jazz or Country any genre you put them through !

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