Our Tyler pickup is wound for a classic tone that is often described as a bell tone. It is based upon the 1954 model pickup but is voiced for a bell tone. You can also order a custom set to get somewhere between the Tyler and the Lubbock.
Our Lubbock pickup is voiced to resemble the average 1954 model pickup. Since both the magnets and winding play a part in determining the tone, 1954 style pickups range from Bell to Creamy in tone. The Lubbock half way between. You can also order a custom set.
Our Sulphur Springs pickup is voiced to provide a tone that is often described as a creamy tone. This is an overwound 1954 style pickup. You could also order a custom set to get somewhere between the Lubbock and the Sulphur Springs.
Our El Paso pickup is voiced for a glassy tone. It is based on the 1959 style pickup. You could also order a custom set to get somewhere between the El Paso and the Austin.
Our Austin pickup is voiced to resemble the average 1959 style pickup. The 1959 pickup featured A5 magnets as opposed to the A3 magnets in the 1954 style pickup. The magnets play an important role in determining the tone of the pickup. The 1959 style pickups range from glassy to Texas hot. The Austin is voiced to be half way between.
Our Del Rio pickup is voiced to be Texas Hot. This is an overwound 1959 style pickup. This pickup is wound with pretty much as much wire as you can get on the bobbin without going to a smaller size wire. You could also order a custom set to get somewhere between the Austin and Del Rio.
Our Galveston set is voiced to resemble 1965 era pickups. They have a gray bottom. This year model pickup was sometimes referred to as the surf pickups. The wire is plain enamel instead of the heavy formvar that is used in the 50s style pickups. The magnets are the same .195" size A5 used in the 1959 style pickups. You can also order a custom pickup in this year model to more either glassier or hotter. Just let us know what you want.
Our Houston set is voiced to resemble 1969 era pickups. They have a gray bottom. The difference between these and the 1965 era pickups were that the magnet size was reduced to the .187 size commonly used today. You can also order a custom pickup in this year model to more either glassier or hotter. Just let us know what you want.
Our Corpus Christi set of pickups have a flat stagger. This stagger might be preferred by players with a flatter radius fretboard. The magnets are A5. We normally wind our Corpus Christi model to a stock wind. You can special order it to glassy or Texas Hot.
Our Dallas set uses a variety of magnets and windings to create a very balanced and versatile set.
Our Fort Worth set is designed for players going after a Country sound.
Our Leona set is great for Jazz/Blues. They have a combination of A5 and A2 magnets.
Our Luckenbach set was designed for the twang of classic country.
If you prefer your country hotter and edgier, the Seymour set would be a great choice for you.
We are a small pickup winder in Texas. Our pickups are intended to honor the rich heritage of music from the Lone Star state.
Our boutique guitar pickups are not mass produced in a factory. We scatterwind each pickup for a tone as big as Texas!
TexasWound is owned and operated by the husband and wife team Anthony and Dawn Sawyer.
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