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Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge

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Build your own pickups from the ground up: go for the vintage sound or wind it your own way for custom tone!

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Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
5965 With Alnico 5 magnets Yes
6 or more $13.72  

2965 With Alnico 2 magnets Yes
6 or more $13.72  

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Choose Alnico 5 or Alnico 2 magnets:
Alnico 2 magnets give a warmer tone and low end response with smooth, singing highs. Many builders use them in the bridge pickups of solidbodies.
Alnico 5 produces a brighter tone with a tighter low end and stinging highs. They're great for neck position pickups, to help keep the tone clear without getting muddy.

Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge includes
  • Black fiber bobbin flatwork
  • Brass eyelets
  • Polepieces ready to magnetize (instructions included, Alnico 2 magnets are marked red on one end to tell them apart from Alnico 5's)
  • Coil-wrap string
  • Copper-plated steel baseplate
  • Black and white push-back wire
  • Mounting screws
  • Compressible tubing for height adjustment

Polepiece spacing 2.165" (54.99mm)
Pole to pole
(measured on centers)
0.433" (11.00mm)

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Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge
Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge
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5 1-04-2014

I'm a still a novice at winding. The Stewmac kits offer a lot of quality and support for the buck. Happy with my results so far.

Hosner Guitars  Science Hill, KY Read my reviews (9)
5 5-12-2013
Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge

great sounding, easy to work with kit. Loved the result and the price!

Martín  Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina Read my reviews (78)
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5 3-01-2013
Made an AP11 into a Tele bridge PUP

I found this kit and finally purchased it after procrastinating for about 3 months. I needed the bottom plates for 2 Tele pups I have and the bottom bobbin piece and plate for a project. I wanted to make a Tele bridge pup out of a Carvin AP11 pup. I did this by taking the bottom bobbin piece off, cutting the center magnet holes out to make a slot, then super gluing the Tele bobbin piece on. I then potted the bottom of the pup and while the wax was still hot stuck the plate on. The end result is an excellent sounding pup and a great match at the neck of my Tele. Great parts, highly recommended.

DonnyW  Savona, NY
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5 3-16-2012
best tele kits available

these are the best tele bridge kits available

Eastgrove pickups  St. Louis, Mo Read my reviews (35)
5 12-30-2011
Custom Tele. Build

I had a return customer call me with a project. He wanted a Tele. bridge build built to a certain spec. He had done a lot of research on his own and knew exactly what he wanted. So being the type that loves a challenge i knew the place to turn for the flat-work, base plate and mags was Stew Mac. The shipping time is great the kit arrived in two days. I inspected each part of the kit and as always everything was in order to build a perfect bobbin. Then it was off to the winder. the end result was a call from the customer and a face-book comment stating thank you Derek, its exactly what i wanted and sounds killer. For a pickup winder that is the best feeling. thank you Stew Mac for your ,fast service and well constructed kits.
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Derek Carignan Pickups  Henniker nh U.S.A
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3 7-09-2011
Not the best but...

It is not the best kit I've seen, but it was perfect for my first pickup!

Tomy  Becancour, Qc, Canada Read my reviews (8)
5 6-15-2011
A great kit

This is a great kit - high quality all the way around. I've built a bunch of these kits, and they always turn out really nice.

Bob  USA Read my reviews (22)
5 6-12-2011
Very good product

I wanted to make "noiseless" Telecaster bridge picup, I could do it with this Kit: I had cut the flatwork in 2 parts and wind two 1/2 coil of 3 pole-pieces reverse winding and reverse magnetizing pole-piece like Fender precision bass pickup, and I glued the two 3 poles coils on the steel base plate. For the coil wire io used 0.04 mm wire diameter (wire for old needle galvanometer). The impedance of each coil is 12K Ohms. For the sound see :

SGM  France
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5 3-25-2011
I bought another six of these

I'm kinda frugel with my money so when I purchase the exact same product again, you can count on that I was 100% happy with it the first time. These pickups are the best sounding Tele pickups I've heard.

Motor City Tele  Detroit Read my reviews (2)
5 6-09-2010
Great kit

This kit is a great way to make an authentic looking vintage staggered pole Tele bridge pickup, from the string wrapping to the copper plated steel baseplate, everything you need is there. The convenience is great for a pickup maker like me, I no longer have to look all over the internet to find necessary parts, Stewmac has them in one economical kit.

Travis  Tennessee Read my reviews (3)
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