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Pickups - Windings and magnets…and the Guitar Became Electric

Pickups - Windings and magnets…and the Guitar Became Electric
Centerstream

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SKU AM4388
Author Mario Milan
Format Book
Duration 175 pages
Notation Text
Dimensions 220mm x 280mm
Publisher Centerstream
Departments Guitar History incl. Artists & Composers
 
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For the first time a book for all guitar collectors about the history of the pickups for electric guitar, from the first experiments to the development of the classic models conceived for Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro, Epiphone, up to today's handcrafted replacement models, with an overview of Japanese and European manufacturers.

Also includes:

A section comparing inventions in the guitar's field with those occurring in other technical fields

A 32 page color section showing the most popular models, timeline and some rarities

The structure of the pickups and how the components constituting them affects the tone

Pickups and lutherie

How to build a pickup

How to read technical specifications

The models historically more important examined in detail and biographical notes on George Beauchamp, Leo Fender, Seth Lover, Larry DiMarzio and Seymour Duncan.

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