Telecasters hum, there are no two ways about it. The nature of a single coil pickup generates cycle-hum, this is one of the man reasons Seth Lover invented the Humbucker. I was preparing a page on the new Creamery site explaining how to shield the cavities of a tele, and the reasons why but someone [...]
A couple of Humbuckers, Telecaster Bridge & Neck pickups and a P90 before potting. Vintage cloth pushback leads for the single coils and braided pushback for the Humbuckers. I’m having the pickups professionally shot for the site but here’s a quick pic of just some of the range prior to going live.
Its looking like I can open for business at the end of March / early April. Just finishing off the site and online pickup shop. Also working on a guide to build your own pickup winder which will come later. More when I know but the lights are abut to change to green.
Hand made from an old fencepost with scatterwound vintage 40yr old 43AWG coil wire in our C001 Custom Creamery Hot Tele Bridge, wired to The Creamery’s own twist on the original Fender electronics with a .0047uf cap where the resistor should sit – this is essentially the same as the ‘Eldred Mod’ giving the out-of-phase or cocked-wah sound in the front position. The growl and snap is helped along by the wood, an old sentimental piece of pine fencepost that lay drying out for twenty years.