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Railhammer Anvil Pickup

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Railhammer takes the humbucker to a new level of performance with their unique combination of rails and poles. Tight lows and fat highs—perfect tonal balance without compromise!

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Railhammer's Anvil is a high output beast! This pickup has 15% more coil windings than the Chisel. Powerful low end, thick mids and smooth highs, all with astounding clarity.

15.0K ohms
Ceramic magnet
44 gauge coil wire

There's no mistaking the look of a Railhammer humbucker, or the great sound!
They're the result of a personal tone quest by guitar industry veteran Joe Naylor, founder of Reverend Guitars. Joe was tired of hearing mushy distortion from neck-position humbuckers.

His solution: narrow-sensing height-tapered rails for the wound strings, to reduce note smearing, and oversize 6mm polepieces for the plain strings, to increase note thickness and sustain. "I thought if I can keep the clarity of rails on the wound strings, but build in the fat tone of large round poles for the plain strings, it'd be perfect." And he did it, without volume drop-out anywhere on the pickup!

Railhammer humbuckers have universal string spacing that works for practically any guitar, thanks to the oversize polepieces and long rails. They fit any guitar with standard size humbuckers. The non-adjustable poles, vacuum wax-potted coils and 6-screw baseplate (standard humbuckers have 4) reduce internal vibration to prevent unwanted feedback.

Railhammers are available in Anvil, Chisel and Hyper Vintage models.

Includes height screws and springs. 500K pots and .022 microfarad tone cap are recommended.

Versatile 4-conductor hookup wire with ground allows custom coil-splitting, phase reversal and series/parallel wiring.

Wire color codes:
Black = hot
Green = ground
Braid = ground
White = red: Solder together and tape off

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Railhammer Anvil Pickup
Railhammer Anvil Pickup
5 out of 5 stars
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5 4-02-2013
What a beast!

Extreme output, yet transparent tone. You get a sense of "air" between the low strings, and quite thick, punchy highs and screaming harmonics.

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