The Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Bridge Humbucker - nickel - 4 conductor. FREE shipping anywhere in the USA!

Application
Ultra-authentic, Alnico 2, P.A.F.-type humbucker. Great for country, jazz, blues and classic rock.

Description
Designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor, the late Seth Lover. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 utilizes a nickel silver cover and long-legged nickel silver bottom plate, butyrate plastic bobbins, plain enamel wire, Alnico 2 bar, wooden spacer, and black paper tape. To be completely true to the original design and tone, the pickup is not wax potted. The tone is vintage P.A.F. The unpotted cover gives a slightly "honky" microphonic quality. Four conductor wiring.

Complete setup
Mostly commonly used in a neck and bridge set. Can be used in the neck with an SH-11 Custom Custom for heavier rock sounds from the bridge position.

Guitars
For brighter toned instruments. Works especially well with maple and ebony fingerboards. Not recommended for use with ultra high gain tube amplifiers over 50 watts.

Available mods
Choose nickel or gold-plated cover. Single-conductor cable.


Audio courtesy of

About the Guitars: We used a '60's Classic Les Paul with a fresh set of American Flyer 10-46 gauge strings.

About the Amps: We employed the "highest common denominator" philosophy in our amp selection. For clean tones, we used a silverface Fender Super Reverb with stock 4x10 "blue frame" speakers. We kept the Bright Switch "On" throughout. For crunch tones, we used a well-worn Marshall JCM 800 50 watt master volume head through a new Marshall 1960A CelestionĀ®-loaded 4x12 cabinet. We plugged into the High output. With both amps we close miked straight-on with SM-57s through a Soundcraft Spirit Folio Mixer.

These are the amp settings:

Fender Super Reverb
Bright Switch
3
5
6.5
4.5
2.5
On
Volume
Treble
Midrange
Bass
Reverb
Marshall JCM 800
Output
5.5
10
4
4
2
7
High
Presence
Bass
Midrange
Treble
Master
Pre-Amp

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Players
Joe Perry / Aerosmith (neck & bridge), Gary Rossington & Rickey Medlocke / Lynyrd Skynyrd (neck & bridge), Blues Saraceno, Dweezil Zappa, Sheryl Crow (neck & bridge), George Pajon Jr. / Black-Eyed Peas (neck & bridge), Steve Stevens (neck & bridge)

Specifications
- Cable: 1 conductor braided
- DC Resistance: Neck: 7.2 k, Bridge: 8.1 k
- Resonant Peak: Neck: 8.14 KHz, Bridge: 5.9 KHz
- Magnet: Alnico II Bar
- EQ (B/M/T): 6 / 4 / 8

Returns:
Most pickups can't be returned once installed because of the installation process that requires soldering, etc. Seymour Duncan however offers a fantastic 21 Day Return Policy! Here's the details:
Seymour Duncan / Basslines offers our 21 Day Real World Exchange Policy on all new pickups purchased in the U.S. and some other participating countries, which states the following: If for any reason you're not satisfied with the pickup's sound or construction, return it and your receipt to your dealer, or direct to the factory within 21 days for exchange with another pickups of equal or lesser value. To do this, please just and include your invoice number and the new pickup you'd like to exchange towards.

Product Specs

Condition
Brand New (New)
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Brand Seymour Duncan
Model SH-55 Seth Lover Bridge Humbucker - nickel 4 conductor
Categories Guitar Pickups

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Return Policy

Return Window

This product can be returned within 30 days of receipt.

General Terms

Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all return shipping costs unless the item was not received as described.

Refunds

Buyer receives a full refund in their original payment method less any shipping costs.

Special Conditions

For items under warranty, items should be returned to the company/manufacturer responsible for the warranty. We're happy to help facilitate if needed.

Returns NOT in 100% like new condition are subject to a 15% restocking fee.

We reserve the right to refuse any return at our sole discretion if the product is returned in any condition we deem as unsaleable (very notable signs of wear, obvious abuse, water damage, smells from pets or tobacco, etc).

Buyer responsible for shipping costs both ways.

Pickups that have been installed cannot be returned with the exception of Seymour Duncan & DiMarzio pickups. Seymour Duncan pickups can be exchanged even after being installed within 21 & 30 days respectively from the date of purchase. Please email or call (218.260.4176) for details. If a pickup that has been installed has a problem please contact us or the manufacturer to pursue a warranty return/repair with the manufacturer.

Certain other items also cannot be returned due to health concerns. For example the Talk Box pedals that use a tube for operation with the users mouth.

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- No returns are allowed on international purchases. If an items does not function properly, it can be returned for a replacement, but the buyer is responsible for the added shipping charge to ship the item back to us (we will cover return shipping costs to you).

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Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Bridge Humbucker - nickel 4 conductor
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