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HOT - HOT - HOT - HOT - HOT
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All the KC-GERONIMO pickups are
from now on available in lefty
with poles staggered for left-hand
players - please ask for price.
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New flagship product of the Kamel Chenaouy®s strat pickup line, KC-GERONIMO® is offered in 3 specific versions :

*** GERONIMO HOT VINTAGE® ***

The Geronimo Hot Vintage has the typical sound of 50s to 60s pickups. It corrects all the flaw of early pickups as lack of attack, response at some frequencies and overall that annoying and persistant hum.. All those flaws are corrected with KC-GERONIMO® HOT VINTAGE pickups.

KC-GERONIMO® HOT VINTAGE pickups expresses beyond whatever you can expect on amp brands such as Fender, Hiwatt, Carvin, Traynor, Marshall, Mesa Boogie, Peavey, and more more confidential brands.
Meanwhile, if you use VOX tube amps, and if your main play style is not Blues or overdriven tones, rather choose the GERONIMO VINTAGE CLASSIC SPECIAL VOX® to access to the typical SHADOWS sound and other clean sounds of that period with non-overdriven clean tones.

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

- Nickel plated staggered polepieces
- Clothed and waxed vintage U.S wires
- Double shiedlding and insulation
- Waxed U.S wire coils
- Gold Plated made in E.C Neodymium magnet
- Gold or black logo on vintage mint or white covers.

Technical specifications :

Neck :
Resistance = 5.804K
Inductance at 120Hz = 3.2H
Capacitance at 10KHz = 63pf

Middle:
Resistance = 5.870K
Inductance at 120Hz = 3.276H
Capacitance à 10KHz = 77pf

Bridge:
Resistance = 6.2K
Inductance at 120Hz = 3.82H
Capacitance at 10KHz = 67pf

Neo35 Gold plated magnet.

*** GERONIMO VINTAGE CLASSIC SPECIAL VOX® ***

Due to the extreme overdrive sensitivity of VOX tube Amps such as Vox AC-15 or AC-30, prefer this version that is equipped with genuine Alni3 magnets as were the original pickups of this era, to keep the clean sound you can hear on Shadows hits. The sound is clear, rich, with a smooth attack.

Beware : We remind once again here that the magnet is ALNI3, as many believe there were AlNiCo3, that never existed. AlNi3 contains no Cobalt but copper in its place. Many uncultured or crooked pickup sellers will try to sell you pickups as using AlNiCo3 magnets, so beware, they are cheating you or simply do not even know their own job ..


GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

- Staggered polepieces
- Clothed and waxed vintage U.S wires
- Double shiedlding and insulation
- Waxed U.S wire coils
- AlNi3 magnets made in USA.
- Gold or black logo on vintage mint or white covers.

Technical specifications :

NECK
Résistance 5.99K
Inductance at 120Hz 2.08H
Capacitance at 10KHz 57PF

MIDDLE RWRP
Résistance 5.96K
Inductance at 120Hz 2.06H
Capacitance at 10KHz 56pf

BRIDGE
Résistance 6.40K
Inductance at 120Hz 2.20H
Capacitance at 10KHz 65pf


*** GERONIMO VINTAGE CLASSIC CERAMIC® ***

These pickup are intermediary between Hot Vintage and Special Vox. More punchy than Special Vox and less powerful than Hot Vintage, although more forceful than this one, but keeps the 50s-60s grain and can be used for any style of music. Sound is rich with a fine frequency response. It will be fine for playing Shadows and other musics of this era although it bears pretty well disorsion and overdrives effects.


GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

- Nickel plated staggered polepieces
- Clothed and waxed vintage U.S wires
- Double shiedlding and insulation
- Waxed U.S wire coils
- Ceramic magnets made in USA.
- Gold or black logo on vintage mint or white covers.

Technical specifications :

NECK
Résistance 5.754K
Inductance at 120Hz 3.34H
Capacitance at 10KHz 53pF

MIDDLE RWRP
Résistance 5.6K
Inductance at 120Hz 3.38H
Capacitance at 10KHz 56.53pF

BRIDGE
Résistance 6.03K
Inductance at 120Hz 3.60H
Capacitance at 10KHz 65.32pF

Please ask for white or vintage pickup covers.

Also ask for reverse or standard polarity of the central pickup.

Please notice that the Shadows initially played with normal polarity pickups. Reverse polarity were brought by Fender® only in the 70s.

If the reverse polarity widely reduces hum, it also lowers the power of the intermediate positions but produces an interesting typical sound.

If the middle pickup is averagely polarized, there will be no power loss, but the vintage hum will be present.

If your stratocaster® uses a 3 position selector, then there will be no need to choose between the two polarities as they have no influence in that case.
(Power loss is due to the fact that positions 2 and 4 of a 5 pos. selector bring the middle pickup to an out of phase state, although this can be mastered by using the volume button regarding the selector position.)

Price is for a full set of 3 pickups.

Ask for L/H sets prices.



Price : 149€ TTC

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