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FIREBIRD Pickups SET 2pcs Vintage Correct Mini Humbucker Chrome Gibson by Q pickups

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This listing is for 2 pickups - matched and calibrated set - bridge (7 kOhm) and neck (6.34kOhm) - Firebird Mini Humbucker - hand made by Q pickups . 

These are probably one of the few vintage correct replica`s of an early 60s Firebird pickup. Everything about these is high quality - built to deliver 1963 Firebird tone.

Pickup cover dimensions are 2.67" x 1.1" x .55" (67.95mm x 28mm x 14mm).

2.94" / 74.6 mm between the centers of the 2 mounting holes.

Real vintage Gibson Firebird pickup had a special construction - a set of thin steel plates

These hard-to-find plates contribute to the distinctive biting tone of a vintage Firebird guitar.

The plates are hidden inside the pickup - and NONE of the new production pickups has these.

Small plate measures 1" x 7/32" (25.4mm x 5.56mm) and it is positioned on the TREBLE side of the pickup, just under the chrome plated nickel silver cover - under the "B" and "G" string - and on top of the bobbins.

Larger steel plate is under the bobbins inside the pickup, it measures 1-15/16" x 7/8" (49.21mm x 22.23mm)
Thickness: 0.015"

Here are the specs:

- stamped NICKEL SILVER base plates with short legs

- chrome plated NICKEL SILVER covers (also available with  GOLD PLATED, NICKEL PLATED or RAW NON-PLATED covers )

- vintage correct steel plates

- vintage reproduction mini humbucker bobbins

- nickel plated steel pole screws

- sand cast Alnico V magnet bars

- nickel plated steel screws and slugs

- maple spacers

- single conductor shielded wire with tinned braided copper shield

- Elektrisola AWG42 enameled copper wire

- coils are wrapped with vintage black paper tape - "flat-back" tape

These are not Gibson USA ! Made in European Union by Qpickups

You can see the DC resistance on the photos, measurements will vary depending on temperature.
If you need something about these a little different - DC resistance, 4-wire +ground, different cover etc - please let me know and we will work it out.

Mounting screws and springs are included.

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ConditionBrand New (New)
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