I’ve been doing quite a few bass pickup re-winds recently. If your pickup has stopped working or suddenly started sounding thin and quiet it may well need re-winding. This old Fender pickup was completely dead, now it lives again http://www.mrglynspickups.com
This was a real treat for me, getting to have a chat with Ben Fulton from Red Witch pedals. He’s a Kiwi legend and has designed some of the most imaginative pedals out there. I’m amazed at his constant evolution and pushing the boundaries.
I started designing an ‘Extreme Metal’ pickup back in August with the help of Raj Singarajah from Dynamic Rage Studio in Auckland, well, today we finalized the design. It’s been a long journey but I’m delighted. I heard the final prototype in the studio this afternoon and it does everything I wanted it to. RajContinue reading “New Development”
Another amazing video from Andy Marra using MrGlyn’s vintage voiced ‘Bellbird’ pickups for Strat
Gold Foil pickups are not for everyone or for every situation. They are low powered with no shortage of high end. This pickup came to me with the coil reading ‘open circuit’ on the meter so it was likely it would need re-winding. It’s a Tokai from the 1960’s You never know what you’ll findContinue reading “Gold Foil Pickup re-wind”
Here is Andy Marra sounding fantastic with his set of MrGlyn’s ‘Bellbird’ vintage voiced pickups for Strat
Trevor Binford is the real deal. As well as a top class guitar maker he runs a school of guitar making in Auckland NZ. I wanted to find out how he got to where he is and where he learned his craft. Turns out we’re very lucky to have him here in New Zealand.
Andy Marra playing a beautiful tune using MrGlyn’s Bellbirds
I recently had this ‘63 Jazzmaster pickup in for a re-wind and thought I’d take the opportunity to talk about what gives them such a unique sound. What gives a Jazzmaster that smooth, full ring? The simple answer is ‘coil geometry’. As you can see it’s a very thin pickup. That means that less ofContinue reading “‘63 Jazzmaster pickup re-wind”
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