“Five 9” Handwound Single-Coils Handmade in Dallas, Texas, USA, by COLLINS:
Model T-159 genuine Collins custom hand wound vintage pickup set with some modern touches and made from the finest materials.
The Five 9 is modeled after the late ’50’s single coil pickups with vintage stagger .195 Alnico 5 magnets oriented N-S-N spec and calibrated for strength.
These pickups are overwound progressively 5% to bridge for balance.
High quality vulcanized fiber flatwork .062 top with period correct black .093 bottoms.
Made in the U.S.A. hand wound in Texas in my own shop.
Though ohms are subject to change in temperature these read around:
– 5.88 (neck)
– 6.01K (mid)
– 6.17K (bridge) measured around 70 degrees
The sandcast alnico 5 magnets were sealed before winding in my own resin formula to prevent magnet to wire failure.
Wound with a beautiful bright red modern poly-nylon AWG42 wire and potted in paraffin/bees wax to silence microphonics.
Vintage black/white cloth wiring about 12″ long for the most demanding hookups. Vintage surgical rubber tubing with nickel screws.
52mm spacing profile.
Note: These Model T-159 scatterwound pickups will hum cancel in the 4th and 2nd positions.
They have all the quack and chime early single coils are known for
Dripping with tone and ready to rock.
They will shine in Blues, Rock, Jazz or Country any genre you put them through.
Whether you are custom building, replacing a non working pickup or just want to breath life into an old guitar this is your ticket.
Much of your tone is in your hands while no one can promise that you will play like Hendrix, Clapton, Gallagher or Blackmore with those pickups you will have the tools at your disposal to take you there.