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Your Instrument's Fingerboard Radius is an important part of your instrument, especially when it comes to selecting Pickup Magnet Stagger!READ ARTICLE
Learn how to efficiently and safely remove metal filings from your guitar (or bass) pickup's magnets!READ ARTICLE
In this article, we discuss Strats with a Humbucker in the Bridge (HSS)! There are a few tips and tricks for interesting HSS wiring, so read on!READ ARTICLE
This is the last installment of our Phase and Polarity series. If you want to read more, check out these previous articles: Part 1: Reversing Phase with Single Coils Part 2: Reversing Phase with Humbuckers A few weeks ago, we discussed how to reverse your pickup’s phase by examining the different properties that combine to create the pickup’s overall phase. […]READ ARTICLE
There are many ways to wire up a tone pot, and it can be confusing deciding which one to choose. Different eras of wiring produce different tones, as Modern wiring sounds different from ’50s wiring. We’ve wired up tone pots on our best-selling Telecaster Control Plates and Prewired Pickguards in many different ways. Today, we’re only going to focus on […]READ ARTICLE
Installing Telecaster Pickups can be a tricky business. Installing the Bridge pickup alone can give you sweaty palms. Even worse, if those sweaty palms lead to a slip, you can nick a coil wire and kill your pickup. At Fralin Pickups, we’ve seen it all. We’ve seen the mangled coil wires from the mounting screws and punctured coil from the […]READ ARTICLE
We frequently get asked about pot values when a customer orders one of our Prewired Telecaster Control Plates or Prewired Pickguards. Pot value has a significant impact on your instrument’s final tone; it’s essential to choose wisely. We mainly get asked how to choose between 250K pots and 500K pots. Let’s dig in! CHOOSING BETWEEN 250K AND 500K POTS: When […]READ ARTICLE