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Riff Raff humbucker

The Riff Raff humbucker has a tight and punchy bass response with a smooth bite in the high-end; the epitome of the voice of early '60s humbucker-driven rock'n'roll.

The Riff Raff humbucker is based on the shorter rough cast Alnico V PAFs of 1960, with a more symmetrical wind of 42 AWG plain enamel wire providing more focus in the upper-mids and brighter highs. While the same build standard and components of the other vintage humbuckers in the range apply, the Riff Raff delivers a more aggressive vintage tone and unmistakable rock voice. The bottom-end is deep but very controlled and coupled with the extra cut in the high-end, allow for plenty of snap and a classic range of organic, clean and driven tones.

Although voiced as a vintage rock humbucker, hard rock and metal players will enjoy the punchy and focused tone when used with high-gain rigs.

Available in all our open coil and covered custom finishes.

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PRS Rocker posted a fan review of Riff Raff on Harmony Central and said:

Published on 1 Aug 2016

“This is what we came for...In a word: perfection. The pickup..."

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Applications

    Blues, Funk, Indie, Reggae, Britpop, Garage, Punk, Alternative, Classic Rock, Heavy Rock,'80s Metal.

Suitability

All solid-body and semi-acoustic guitars especially double cut and single cut, glued neck styles or any guitar that would benefit from a brighter, punchier r'n'r voice. Also works very well on baritone guitars.

Specification

  • Position: Bridge
  • DC Resistance: 8.2 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 5
  • Position: Neck
  • DC Resistance: 7.4 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 5

Bass
Mid
Treble

Riff Raff humbucker options

  • Unpotted or potted
  • Available in 6, 7, 8 String.
  • Individual bridge, neck or calibrated bridge & neck set.
  • Standard or wide space bridge.
  • Vintage long leg (1/2") or modern short leg (1/4").
  • Braided 2 conductor or 4 conductor hookup.
  • Bobbin colours: Available in all our custom open humbucker colours
  • Covers: Available in all of our custom covered finishes.

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