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GT-V-Orange Bar

Classic Tokyo style Orange Bar Goldfoil
This is my ground up version of one of the great gold foil pickups.


Gold foil pickup are all the rage these days, but they have been my passion for over 30 years. Their odd and space age design, unique tone were all draws for me. Actually most of the gold foils are junk, but in this pile of junk there are a few gems and this one Classic Tokyo Sound Laboratory is one of my all time favorites. The tone of this particular pickup has an amazing powerful clean Fender like bell tone. It is out of this world in the neck position of a Tele and complements the bridge pickup better than a traditional Tele neck pickup.

As usual I went to great expense over a 3 year period to make this a true to vintage recreation. I have added a lot of color and wiring options.

As a matter of fact I have had a few collectors of these pickup tell me they are actually better sounding than the originals. I can wind these as singles and as calibrated sets

Stipple Foil Options

Foil Pinstripe Options


It is best to surface mount the pickup and cut the pickguard around the pickup
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