Making an air coil for an old Hoyer/Framus

Anyone who frequents my blogs knows I make and rewind pickups but this one was kinda special, in that I haven't made an air coil before although I ...

1973 Gibson EB bass bridge

Well, this was an interesting one but something I actually love doing as long as no-one is in a hurry, which this customer wasn't. He actually drop...

A floating pickup for an old Maton Alver

This was a fun little project. Repairing, building and setting up guitars is A LOT of fun and after doing it for over a quarter of a century I stil...

1978 Maxon Excel pickup rewind

I don't usually rewind "common" pickups like Strats and Teles as there's an absolute endless choice of great original and reproductions out there b...

Late 60's Firstman Barons

I've written plenty about several brands that came from the Teisco-Gen-Gakki factory in the late 60's including Firstman, Idol, Excetro and Honey, ...

Maxon WRHB rewind

I've rewound a few of these old Maxon WRHBs over the years and I do have pics of the other rewinds somewhere but this was the latest one I did for ...