Seymour Duncan SH-18 Whole Lotta Humbucker Pickup Set - Nickel

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  • Model # 11102-89-NC
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In his youth, Seymour Duncan spent time in London and aided fellow young guitar players with defining their sound through pickups. This wouldn't be much of a story if one of these lads didn't go on to… Learn More

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Warmth and balanced note-to-note clarity with natural compression.

In his youth, Seymour Duncan spent time in London and aided fellow young guitar players with defining their sound through pickups. This wouldn't be much of a story if one of these lads didn't go on to change the world. Seymour's special rewound PAFs went into a Les Paul and captured a sound that blasted through a Marshall stack and into history. These same pickups are now available as the SH-18 Whole Lotta Humbucker Pickup Set.The recipe for these SH-18 Whole Lotta Humbucker pickups starts with a rough-cast Alnico 5 magnet, plain enamel wire and Seymour's unique wind pattern. The bridge is a hotter-than-vintage 8.78k DC resistance and the neck is similarly beefy at 8.20k. Tonally, the rough-cast magnets add warmth and balanced note-to-note clarity so everything sounds bigger. What is sonically unique about the Whole Lotta Humbucker pickups is the way that they push your amp and add a very slight natural compression and sustain to your playing.Complete setupUse the Whole Lotta Humbucker set for the "original" sound or try the bridge with an Alnico 2 magnet neck pickup, like the Pearly Gates, for a distinct in-between position tone. Utilize the 4-conductor cable on each pickup with push/pull pots or mini-switches for complete flexibility.Guitars Use in any mahogany or warm-toned solid body guitar with a rosewood fingerboard for the "original" sound. Arm your axe with a bigger sound. Order today.