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1960s

Gibson Single Coil

Gibson PU380 single coil pickup fitted to a Kalamazoo KG2a electric guitar Underside of a Gibson PU380 single coil pickup fitted to an Epiphone Granada electric guitar The simple components that go up to make a Gibson PU380 single coil pickup
Underside of a Gibson PU380 single coil pickup showing magnet and windings The Gibson PU380 pickup is monuted via a simple screw into the baseplate and a rubber spacing washer

Gibson part PU380. The PU380 single coil is often referred to as a Melody Maker pickup; it was indeed widely used on Gibson Melody Maker guitars, but also the ES120T (and it's equivalent, the Epiphone Granada), the Epiphone Olympic and Olympic Special, and the Kalamazoo KG1 and KG2 guitars. It is a simple single coil pickup with a plastic cover; cheap but highly effective, in fact (according to available shipping figures) it was fitted to over 96000 Gibson, Epiphone and Kalamazoo guitars between 1959 and 1970. When you consider that many of these guitars had two or even three pickups, it is clear that Gibson produced these pickups in very large numbers.

Construction is a simple single coil wound around an Alnico magnet core, and then potted, for a "bright/low" tonality.

Typical resistance is around 7kΩ

1970s

Gibson L-6S Custom Pickup

 

This humbucker pickup was design by Gibson engineer Bill Lawrence, and was used in the L-6S/L-6S Custom only, in the neck and bridge positions. Part numbers 13682 (neck) and 13683 (bridge). Dimensions: 70mm x 38mm x 19mm (excluding mounting tabs); Surround, 90mm x 45mm; Mounting screw holes are 78mm apart. DC resistance:

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Gibson L-6S Deluxe Pickup

This humbucker pickup was used in the L-6S Deluxe only, in the neck and bridge positions. Part numbers 13654 (neck) and 13655 (bridge). Dimensions 73mm x 41mm x 19.3mm. Hole to hole 79mm. Surround 93mm x 54mm (widest). Typical DC resistance 6.5kΩ

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1980s

Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe Pickup

Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe humbucker Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe humbucker Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe humbucker
Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe humbucker Gibson Sonex-180 Deluxe humbucker  

The Sonex-180 Deluxe was an entry level Gibson instrument, made with a innovative new 'Multiphonic' body material at the Gibson plant in Nashville, USA. It had simple construction and was fitted with basic components; these pickups are often (incorrectly) referred to as Velvet Bricks, or Dirty Fingers, but although similar in appearance, were in fact a lower-cost unit produced in Japan (anyone know who by?). They were later fitted to the Gibson Invader. Part numbers 13248 (neck) and 13249 (bridge). Dimensions: 70mm x 38mm x 18mm (excluding mounting tabs); Surround, 92mm x 45mm; Mounting screw holes are 78mm apart. DC resistance: The pair pictured were 7.6kΩ (front) and 7.7kΩ (back).

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