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Blue Note hsp90

The Blue Note 90 is a smooth, warm HSP90 with a very open voice and touch sensitive dynamics, which produces a fat, but really articulate, vintage tone.

The combination of slightly under-wound coils of 42AWG plain enamel wire and sand-cast Alnico II magnets give the Blue Note 90 a crisp, percussive tone with excellent response-to-pick attack. Compared to the Half Note 90, the bottom-end is fuller and high-end a lot sweeter, which has the effect of softening the mid range. High notes sing with a true, vocal-like quality while the mids have enough weight to punch through without ever sounding honky or nasal. Clean tones are balanced with lovely note separation and chime to each string; driven tones are effortless and easily go from subtle break-up to classic crunch.

Although voiced primarily for blues and cleaner playing styles, the Blue Note humbucker-sized P90s are more than capable of contemporary tones too.

Available in all our covered custom finishes.

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JCN1218 on the Bare Knuckle forum said this about his Blue Notes:

Published on 1 Sep 2016

“Do yourself a favour and seriously look into getting a set of these."

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    Country, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Indie and Classic Rock.


Any solid body, semi-acoustic or hollow body guitar; any guitar that requires a smoother, more open P90 tone.


  • Position: Bridge
  • DC Resistance: 7.5 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 2
  • Position: Neck
  • DC Resistance: 6.8 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 2


Blue Note hsp90 options

  • Stock wound or RWRP neck coil.
  • Covers: nickel, chrome, gold, black, brushed nickel, raw nickel, camo, tyger, black battle worn, burnt chrome plus aged finishes.
  • Original braided hookup or 2 conductor plus screen hookup.

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