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Teisco Lap Guitar 7 String 50's

Making a Custom pickup for the beautiful 7 string Teisco Lap Steel Guitar from the 1950's

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The original pickup was a paper bobbin coil that sat over a MASSIVE steel plate with a relatively low power magnet.

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Here you can see the bobbin pulled off the steel and magnet plate.

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My replacement coil: you can see it is quite large it is wound with 38awg wire much like a Charlie Christian. It gives you a very fat and powerful tone without an over load of mids.

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The pickup in place. I used Rod magnets to give it a more clean Fender twang to it.

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