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Poly-coated Pickup Coil Wire


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Poly-coated wire is the modern standard; consistent coating gives a cleaner, more uniform sound in similar pickups with the same number of windings.

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Poly-coated Pickup Coil Wire
 
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
1462 42 AWG Yes
$30.63

1463 43 AWG Yes
$34.00


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Each 1/2-pound roll has over 25,000 feet of wire, enough to wind 5-6 single-coil pickups, or 2-3 humbuckers.

"On most pickups, I use poly-coated coil wire for its consistency, durability and overall clear sound."
—Erick Coleman, repairman and StewMac tech advisor

42 AWG (American Wire Gauge) is the standard wire used in humbuckers, Strat® pickups, and Tele® bridge pickups.

43 AWG is used at the Tele neck position and in Rickenbacker pickups. 43-gauge wire requires fewer windings to attain a desired coil resistance.

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Poly-coated Pickup Coil Wire
Poly-coated Pickup Coil Wire
 
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5 2-12-2011
42 awg

Feeds really smooth off the end of the spool. I use a 1" dowel and a rubber cane tip pushed snug against the spool to hold it in place. It's a lot of wire and oddly enough (no offense Stew Mac) a good deal. A lot of wire suppliers stop at 40awg and I've seen others cost more with shipping included

tres dedos  Georgia
5 1-17-2011
42-AWG

Well I've used this wire before on winding single coils. It worked so well that I went on to try my hand at Humbucker winding using the 43AWG. Well I'm back using the 42 until I get better. It is stronger and easier to use than the 43.

JTE Guitar Works  La Pine, Oregon Read my reviews (7)
3 11-17-2010
Wire

I bought this and it is what it is. However, like everything else it cost twice as much as it should. In a pinch buy this. If you have some time, there are other places that are much cheaper.

Steve Rocks  Detroit
5 10-01-2010
Easy winding

Good quality, right amount, Easy to use. Follow Stew-Mac advice and you'll wind perfect pick-ups

Gerard.K  Annecy France
5 7-16-2010
Convenient size, good sounding wire

Good sounding wire that has it's own character. I like the 43 gauge spool because I don't use a lot of it and it comes in a convenient size so you don't have to buy a 5 lb spool.

Schuyler  San Francisco, CA Read my reviews (15)
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