Introducing… the new Kal-Tone Pickup series!

Hand-wound in the Kal-Tone workshop, our pickup sets offer a variety of custom options. Browse our available models below.

Tele Pickup Set

P-90 Pickup Set

Strat Pickup Set

Tele Pickup Set

Tele Bridge:

Polepieces: Alnico 2 magnets with north polarity and 2-1/8″ (53.97mm) spread.

Coil wire: AWG 42, forward wound to approximately 8.0K ohms, unless otherwise specified. Vintage-style white string wrap. Wax-potted.

Flatwork: Bottom thickness .093″ (2.38mm), top .062″ (1.57mm). Authentic copper-plated steel baseplate.

Tele Neck Specs:

Polepieces: Alnico 2 magnets with south polarity and 1-15/16″ (49.21mm) spread.

Coil wire: AWG43, reverse wound to 7.0K ohms unless otherwise specified. Wax-potted.

Flatwork: .062″ (1.57mm) top and bottom thickness.

Cover: Black, cream, and ’50s-style nickel available

P-90 Pickup Set

Polepieces: Alnico 2 or 5 bar magnets with 1.97″ (50mm) polepiece spread.

Coil wire: AWG 42, alternately wound to approximately 7.0K and 8.0K ohms, unless otherwise specified. Wax-potted.

Flatwork: Fiber or plastic bobbin. Braided single-conductor hookup wire and original-spec nickel-plated polepiece screws.

Fiber bobbin thickness: 0.082″ (2.08mm). Bobbin spacer measures:
2.180″ x 0.211″ x 0.229″ tall (55.37mm x 5.35mm x 5.82mm).

Plastic bobbin measurements (spacer included): 3.175″ x 1.191″ x 0.377″ tall
(80.65mm x 30.25mm x 9.58mm).

Cover: Black, white, and cream plastic soapbar or dogear covers. Nickel-silver brackets also available.

Strat Pickup Set

Polepieces: Beveled alnico 2 or 5 magnets with 2-1/16″ (52.38 mm) spread. Neck and Bridge pickup magnets are polarized north, Mid pickup magnets south.

Coil wire: AWG 42, hand wound to approximately 6.0K (forward), 6.5K (reverse), and 7.0K (forward) ohms, unless otherwise specified. Vintage-style white string wrap. Wax-potted.

Flatwork: Bottom thickness .096″ (2.43mm), top .063″ (1.60mm).