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The Mule humbucker

The Mule has a classic 'Patent Applied For' vintage tone with exceptionally balanced frequency response and more than enough power for almost any application.

The Mule humbuckers are built and voiced as faithful reproductions of the best sounding late '59 PAFs with a differing number of turns of vintage correct 42 AWG plain enamel wire on each coil. The result is outstanding clarity and extended dynamic range. The solid nickel silver baseplate and cover are exact replicas along with the butyrate bobbins, maple spacers, nickel-plated slugs and Fillister no.5 pole screws. Sand cast Alnico IV magnets give The Mule faster response in the bass, fuller mids and better control in the high end. Even at low levels of gain, smooth harmonic feedback which is full of overtones is possible, while clean sounds have depth and unmistakable vintage character. The idea of these pickups is to have a vocal tone that’s expressive and clear, while driving amps commandingly into overdrive when required.

Available in all our open coil and covered custom finishes.

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The Mule has received the “Gold” award from Guitarist Magazine, who said:

Published on 1 Aug 2016

“The instant impression was one of openness and clarity with warm..."

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Applications

    Blues, Country, Jazz, Funk, Indie, Reggae, Britpop, Classic Rock, Heavy Rock and even Metal.

Suitability

All solid-body guitars, semi-acoustic and hollow-body guitars especially single cut/glued neck styles; any guitar that would benefit from a more even frequency response and improved dynamics.

Specification

  • Position: Bridge
  • DC Resistance: 8.4 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 4
  • Position: Neck
  • DC Resistance: 7.3 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 4

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Treble

The Mule 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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