TV Jones pickups reproduce the look, twang and growl of late '50s Gretsch Filtertron pickups. They drive the sound of Brian Setzer and other famous guitarists. The TV Classic Plus is a special bridge position model that's wound with thinner coil wire for a beefed-up midrange.
TV Classic pickups are the choice of Brian Setzer and Reverend Horton Heat. These humbuckers feature two rows of adjustable polepieces, in bridge and neck position spacings. Original 1/4"-thick Gretsch Alnico Filtertron magnets were carefully analyzed and reproduced. Each pickup is wax potted to help eliminate microphonic feedback, and has a 4-conductor shielded wire. Neck model 4.0K ohms; bridge model 4.8K ohms.
The TV Classic Plus is a special bridge position model that's wound with thinner coil wire for a beefed-up midrange. It's a great alternative for blues and rock. Chris Cheney of the Living End uses the TV Classic Plus. 7.8K ohms.
All pickups: Mounting screws, springs and installation instructions are included. Pickup dimensions: 1-3/8" x 2-13/16" (34.93mm x 71.44mm) Neck models: 5/8" height (17.15mm), 1-29/32" polepiece spread (48.42mm) Bridge models: 3/4" height (19.05mm), 2-1/32" polepiece spread (51.59mm)
These pickups are English Mount, and are supplied with custom-fitted Gibson® mounting rings, so you can easily swap out your stock humbuckers.
English Mount ring dimensions: Neck ring tapers from 1/4" to 5/32" height (6.35mm to 3.97mm) Bridge ring tapers from 3/8" to 9/32" height (9.52mm to 7.14mm) Both rings are 3-1/2" x 1-3/4" (88.90mm x 44.45mm) with flat (non-arched) bottom