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VINTAGE Guitar sound then & VINTAGE now

Do guitar players REALLY know what they are asking for when they ask for a Vintage guitar sound? More than likely not. Unless they are 85 yrs. old, they have never really heard a vintage guitar new. Even more, can even recall after all those years how it sounded. A guitar pickup loses magnetism immediately following production and continues for the life of the pickup. In just two years’ time the loss is significant enough to drastically alter the original sound. 

 How many players today remember the VINTAGE sound of a 1954 pickup new out of the factory? Players may lose credibility when they ask for stuff like that. Most folks hear a VINTAGE pickup after it has aged and lost a tremendous amount of power.

So, when a guitar player asks for a VINTAGE guitar sound do they mean what a guitar sounded like in 1954 when new or the Vintage sound now much weaker, after many years of power loss? Bottom line: all that’s needed is a good signal to your amp.

We’ll use any pickups that you need

Our value to guitar players World-wide is that we use the best parts from the best makers. We’re not beholden to a particular company and stuck having to use their parts. We simply use everyone’s pickups. And that is the best news for guitar players. So, whatever your parts need, we’ll use it in your guitar!  If you need it, we’ll get it. 

Any pickups you require, we’ll use for you. At Haywire Custom Shop we always want to help you be your best.

We hear you!  “We’re Musicians working for Musicians”. Let us work for you! 

We’ll use any pickups that you need to help you get the sound you’re looking for!

About the Author:

Mr. Rick Mariner Owner and Founder and CEO of Haywire Custom Guitars Inc. He is a member of The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (A.S.I.A.) as well as a guitar player. Rick holds a bachelors degree from University of Md. and a Masters degree from George Washington University. Rick developed his exclusive 8 – Point “Gig- Ready” guitar process that allows for Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With Rick’s many years of development and guitar set-up experience, Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.

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