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Lindy Fralin has been a pioneer and innovator in the Guitar and Bass pickup industry for 25+ years, and his guitar pickups are found in some of the most notable and influential guitarist's guitars today.
Vintage Hot Tele Pickups: our best selling Tele set. Musicians looking for a sparkling, bright, and open sound will love the sound of Vintage Hot Tele pickups. These pickups offer a 50’s era-authentic sound, for direct replacement in a Fender® Telecaster® or other single-coil equipped guitar. Vintage Hot Tele’s are our most authentic sounding Tele pickup: clear and bright, but not as dark as our Blues Specials. Wound with 42-gauge Plain Enamel wire and AlNiCo V magnets,our Stock Tele set sounds smooth, balanced, and beautiful.
When playing clean, the Vintage Hot Tele set sparkles and sounds very open and clear without sounding “tinny” or glassy. These pickups sound big and wide, with an even balance of Bass, Middle, and Treble. With distortion, the tone cuts through and while still remaining very dynamic and thick with a clear low-end and a sharp attack. Single notes cut through with ease, while chords have excellent string-to-string definition. Players can expect wonderful clarity, and string definition with our Vintage Hot Tele pickups: a truly versatile pickup.
- 42 Gauge Plain Enamel Wire, With Beveled Magnets
- Direct replacement for Fender® Telecaster®
- Clear bass strings with a nice airy treble strings
- Full sound without sounding overly harsh or bright
- Our Vintage Hot set features a 5% overwound Bridge to match the output of the Neck
- Made by hand, one at a time with USA-Made parts