“Black Sand” humbucker size P90

A big thanks to Brett Kingman in Aussie for his demo of Mr Glyns “Black Sand” humbucker size P90. I love his relaxed approach while giving us a thorough listen to what these pickups can do. The humbucker sized P90 is a great pickup – it sits tonally between a humbucker and and a stratContinue reading ““Black Sand” humbucker size P90″

It’s new demo day – Sassy P90

Thanks to Nik Dobbin for his demo of the Sassy P90 . I love his no-nonsense approach to demos. You can find more of his gear demos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/zaulkin/… The Mr Glyn’s “Sassy” P90 is a pickup set influenced by the Gibson P90’s of the late 50’s. The “Sassy” have a distinctive woody aggressive tone,Continue reading “It’s new demo day – Sassy P90”

How do Humbuckers Work?

So How do Humbuckers Work? By a clever quirk of physics humbuckers manage to cancel out the hum they pick up. So how do they do it? Here’s a simple explanation with some help from Sammy the dog. https://mrglynspickups.com/ Mr Glyn’s pickups are hand made in New Zealand. I make a few flavors of humbucker:Continue reading “How do Humbuckers Work?”

Fender Lead I Pickup

I’ve been repairing a few pickups recently and I thought I’d share this one with you. It’s a Fender Lead I Pickup that was sent to me by guitar repairer Jeff Baker from Oamaru. The Fender Lead I was one of those obscure models that never really caught on and the pickup reflects that. It’sContinue reading “Fender Lead I Pickup”

“Sassy” P90

Single – “Sassy” P90 NZ$189 for NZ customers, if you’re overseas it’s GST free; NZ$164.35 Pair – “Sassy” P90 NZ$369 for NZ customers, if you’re overseas they’re GST free; NZ$320.87 Alnico V, Neck- 6.7 KOhms, 4.42H, Bridge 7.55 KOhms, 5.23H The Mr Glyn’s “Sassy” P90 is a pickup set influenced by the Gibson P90’s of the lateContinue reading ““Sassy” P90″

Gibson T-Top repair

I’ve been repairing a few broken old pickups recently so thought I’d share some pictures and thoughts on this classic old Gibson T-Top. The T-Top is a fairly common pickup on my workbench. Not because there’s and common fault with them but simply there were so many made and they’re all getting quite old now.Continue reading “Gibson T-Top repair”

“Silver Lady” Telecaster Pickups

I make two flavors of Telecaster Pickups. Here’s the low powered “Silver Lady in the hands of Jason Herbert. To hear the “Cruel Mistress” Tele set and lots more demos go to my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/c/MrGlynsPickups/videos Telecasters are brutally honest guitars. There’s no hiding behind fat mushy tones – if you can do it onContinue reading ““Silver Lady” Telecaster Pickups”

“Attitude” 7 string humbucker – Mr Glyn’s Pickups

For a while I’ve been working on extending my range of humbucking pickups for rock players. The Cloud Nine will do just about anything but I wanted to offer a more specific pickup for modern rock/metal, a 7 string humbucker. I wanted a tight bottom end, singing highs and a balanced midrange with that slightContinue reading ““Attitude” 7 string humbucker – Mr Glyn’s Pickups”

Where to try Mr Glyn’s Pickups

I’m delighted to announce that The Guitar Gallery in downtown Auckland is not only stocking Mr Glyn’s Pickups but has demo guitars loaded with them for you to try Mr Glyn’s Pickups. The shop is at 95 Queen Street (Opposite Fort Street) but it isn’t easy to find so I made this short video. https://theguitargallery.co.nz/https://theguitargallery.co.nz/Continue reading “Where to try Mr Glyn’s Pickups”