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Axesrus "Late 60s"
Axesrus "Late 60s" Single Coils

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Please be aware, you have opened the "more options" section, which means your really getting into the customisation of the pickups - and thats fantastic! It'll really allow you to make the pickups your own, so wether your looking to make a set that matches up with a certain historic specification, or you' re trying to match a single pickup to another from a different manufacturer - this is the way to do it!

Its worth keeping in mind though, that with every tweak you make, you'll be getting further and further away from what we'd call the "standard setup", and as such, that means the pickups will come under the remit of Custom work

Late 60s - A timeless formula for a great single coil!

PLEASE NOTE - These pickups are coming with black fibre boards on top and bottom for the time being.

Where the Texas Blues represent a sort of "natural evolution" of a 60s pickup (they're hotter, feistier, they're a touch more specialist!) the Late 60s represent a very traditional take on the idea.

Crisp, clean, and clear - these single coils work exactly as you'd expect. Less aggressive then the TBs, with a touch more snap in the top end, they work exceptionally well under fuzz and 60s levels of gain - and perform admirablly through big stacks and little valve combos.

This final revision has been perfected thanks to it actually being hand wound here in house – and that means we can offer a much greater range of options with these pickups, ranging from brass backing plates, right through to different staggering options on the poles to allow.

Supplied with cover (choice of colour) and screws (choice of colour) and springs as standard, and with a few little extra options to really help you nail the tone your chasing.

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

  5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Gave my old Squier a new lease of life June 2, 2020
Reviewer: Christian from Stourbridge, United Kingdom  
I bought the Late 60s pickups to fit into my 92-93 MIJ Squier. It was my first guitar and the original (obviously cheap) electrics had been failing it for a while. Given the sentimental value, I couldn't bring myself to get rid so I did some research and decided to invest in these pickups on a custom loaded pickguard. Assembly and delivery was ridiculously quick (especially given the lockdown), the customer service was great and fitting it was a breeze. I'm thrilled to say it's given my cheap old Squier a new lease of life; I didn't think I'd ever get it sounding so good. Great job from the Axesrus team - thank you!

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Axesrus "Late 60s" October 25, 2018
Reviewer: TS from Essex, United Kingdom  
I dropped these into a 1993 MIJ 1966 (Large Headstock, Transition Logo) RI strat, beautifully constructed guitar let down by awfull electronics. So a complete rewire was in order I opted for Axesrus vintage cloth wire, CTS pots, Oak Grigsby 5 way switch and a reisue ZNW1P1 1MFD 150 volt cap all delivered super fast and bang on the money. Well that was almost two years ago and wow what a transformation this guitar now sounds crisp tight beautifully defined and really well balanced across frequencies, the range of tones just sweeping across the 5  way switch is breathtaking, absolutely nails the vintage strat sounds with bell like clarity clean and a wonderful warmth when driven. Top job Axesrus, I have owned this guitar since new and its always looked great but never been a go to, now my RI 66 strat finally sounds like a true 66 strat.

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  5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Under rated August 11, 2016
Reviewer: Keith from Dunfermline, United Kingdom  
Look. I've switched 5 of my builds to Craig's pickups. I dropped these in tonight on my 66 build, as much as I like cooking with high output, there's something we've forgotten about by putting low output through a fuzz! This just brought me full circle tonight. I feckin love them. The leads are so tight like QOTSA and a lot of stoner rock and the rhythm too, you forget that fuzz doesn't respond like distortion. Less is more. The cleans are very F*ndery, and the middle pickup (I only use 3 way switches) is so good in the middle of the fretboard. Hats off to Craig and the team at axes. Why do the guitar mags not support these guys? They are the punk DIYers we need! Good price and excellent product!

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