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Dreaming of a sparkling, pristine clean chord coming out from your guitar? Wishing a meaty, spanky, yet dynamic riff to rule your 4x12"s? Or wanna play the ultimate twangy run, to get people off their seats? Then, a GAS single is for you!


GAS Singles look like, but are not, ordinary single coils! Almost every model keeps a little secret in its design, which allows to embellish a specific sound detail of an instrument. Some are really hyper-clean, but not weak. Others are aggressive, but very dynamic. We have worked over months on their design, and are still optimizing them!


After lots of tests, we use AlNiCo III & V (A3, A5) rods on our Singles. Our rods are bevel- as well as flat-tops. They have subtle, but clear differences: Bevel top rods show a smoother attack and light compression. Flat-tops show sharper attack and better dynamics in the overall pickup behavior, due to the rapid, extreme magnetic field divergence locally on the rod edge (watch our new video on our YouTube channel on this topic, here).

Further upon we use  P155 polysol enamelled AWG 42 & 43 wire, as well as heavy PVA (identical to the "old Formvar"® wire!) AWG 42 wire, and Plain Enamel AWG 42 wire, depending on the model and the desired response.


GAS Singles are grouped in S-Singles (for Strats®, Power Strats®, etc), T-Singles (for Telecasters®), and Large Singles (P90 style, GAS-Master for Jazzmaster®, GAS Jag for Jaguar® guitars, custom models, etc.).


Note: When comparing pickup data, we strongly recommend to not judge a guitar pickup by its DC Resistance. This easily measured, widely known size does not tell that much about the sound coloration that is expected from a cetrain pickup, when operated on a guitar.

Furthermore, it's the resonance peak and its height that do better describe the frequency response and harmonic content, which determine the sound. You may find these important sizes on each of our pickup data.

Apart from these, you have to consider, that the guitar electrics (vol & tone pots, tone caps) as well as the guitar cable will also significantly drift the resonance freqency towards mellower range and cut the peak in many dBs.

Last-not-least, metallic pickup covers (as in Telly neck and Humbucker pickups), will also cut the resonance peak and (depending on the finish) also slightly drift the resonance frequency. Pickup data that are presented below, are measured WITHOUT pickup covers.