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Bootstrap '54 Vintage Sparkle Set for Strat®

Bootstrap '54 Vintage Sparkle Set for Strat®

Regular price $49.99 USD
Regular price Sale price $49.99 USD
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Pole Stagger
Our '54 Vintage Sparkle single coil pickups for Stratocaster® is a lot like our original '54 Vintage pups, but by swapping in vintage-spec ALNICO 3 magnets, they get a bit less output and a dash more sparkle! This is one of our favorite recipes.

We recommend choosing flat stagger pole pieces for modern guitars that have a fretboard radius of 9.0 inches or greater.

Under The Hood

  • Vulcanized fiber bobbins
  • 42 AWG enameled copper wire
  • ALNICO 3 magnets
  • RW/RP middle pickup for noise cancellation
  • Push-back cloth leads with 22 AWG pre-tinned wire for easy installation
  • Lightly potted in a mix of beeswax and paraffin
  • Chrome height adjustment screws and spring
  • Includes parchment or black covers
  • Resistance: ~5.6kOhm*

*Please note that resistance values are approximate and may vary due to a number of factors including actual wire thickness, wire tension, ambient temperature as well as differences between multimeters. We accept a tolerance of +/-10% K Ohms. Bootstrap Pickups winds to a a set wind count, not resistance.

54 Vintage Sparkles are wound-to-order in our small Ohio shop. Please check the Shop Notes page for current lead times.

Stratocaster®, Strat® and Fender® are registered trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC). Bootstrap Pickups is not affiliated with or endorsed by FMIC and we do not sell products made or authorized by FMIC.

We use either all-black vulcanized fiber bobbins or gray and black vulcanized fiber bobbins depending on material availability. If you have a preference for either bobbin cover, please leave a note at checkout and we are happy to accommodate.

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