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Nothing comes over a proper humbucker, when it comes to a fat, punchy guitar sound. Whether it is rock, blues, jazz, soul, heavy, or even country music, GAS humbuckers provide a huge range of sounds.


Designing a humbucker has to be followed by a precise assembly work, using top quality parts, in order to end up with the desired result: A high quality guitar pickup.


Starting from low output PAFish sounds, and ranging up to the ultimate hi-gain inferno, carefully designed and assembled entirely by hand from the best available parts, GAS-buckers always sound open, no matter their output level!


We, at GAS pickups, always keep deep care on all the parts we use for our humbuckers! Currently, ALL metal parts that are used on GAS humbuckers (baseplates, covers, slugs, Fillister cheese-head screws, bobbin mounting screws, poleshoes, etc.) are made of correct alloy - the BEST available quality worldwide!

For example, we use 1006, 1010 and 1018 steel alloy Fillister screws, depending on the humbucker model and the frequency range that should be emphasized. For the slugs, we use either chamfered or not-chamfered slugs, made of 1215 steel.

Also, the bobbins used on our Legend PAFoids are made of original butyrate material, and available in the correct colors, black, 1959 ivory and 1960 ivory! We also use different butyrate bobbins for "new" and "aged" buckers - yep, it's in the details! Last-not-least, top quality wire as Elektrisola Polysol P155 & heavy PVA, AWG 42 & 43 is used.


But, it's the magnetic parts that we use, which really make the difference on GAS humbuckers! Cast AlNiCo II (A2) bars, long rough cast & polished AlNiCo V (A5) bars, all of them made in the US from correct AlNiCo alloy, and Ceramic OX bars are currently used on our buckers.


Our rough cast A5 magnet bars come from US manufacturer Thomas & Skinner, who supplied US Musical Instrument brands in the golden era of the 50's and 60's. These bars are exclusively made for GAS Pickups, following the old MMPA standards of 1964, feature the same alloy as back then, and are also slightly de-gaussed for more dynamics. T&S bars are  installed on our top-line, the Legend series' PAFoids & G's. Legend GAS models simpy deliver that distinctive old school sound, dynamic and mellow - as it has to be.


Our polished A5 magnet bars, which are used on our A5 humbuckers of the Standard series, come from US Top manufacturer Arnold Magnetic Technologies (AMT), who has also been a magnetic material supplier of all leading US Musical Instrument brands in the 50's & 60's!


GAS guitar humbuckers are provided with standard 49,2mm spacing, in double black, zebra, or double white (original '59 & '60 ivory color, depending on the model). Many  models are available also in a 7-string version, and some bridge models are also delivered with 52mm spacing, see below for details. Upon request, German Silver covers (nickel, nickel-antique & gold plated), and an aged pickup look also offered as options.

Last-not-least, as our every pickup, GAS buckers are wax potted for less feedback, except some Legend PAFoid models which can be delivered in a non wax-potted version upon request. So, take a look on our models here below, and contact us for further details!


All GAS humbuckers are available for testing on our guitars in G.A.S.! Bring your axe with, if you are near, and dare ANY comparison test!!!!