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Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Humbucker Pickup

The Seymour Duncan SH-55 lets players get the humbucker tone Seth Lover made famous. The SH-55 offers warm vintage tone to any guitar. (40) Read 6 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor Seth Lover. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 utilizes a nickel silver bottom plate, butyrate plastic bobbins; plain enamel wire, an Alnico bar magnet, a wooden spacer, and black paper tape. The SH-55 uses a nickel silver cover instead of brass, which magnetically eliminates too much of the pickup's natural high-end tone.

To be completely true to the original design and tone, the pickup is not wax potted. The tone is vintage P.A.F. The neck pickup will warm up even the coldest guitar. And the unpotted covers give the bridge pickup just enough boldness to break up early and really cut. Single conductor cable standard. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Seymour Duncan products.
Specifications

Hum Canceling: Yes

D.C. Resistance: 8.1kOhms

Magnet: Alnico 2 bar

Resonant Peak: 5.9kHz

Notes: Smoother and warmer than the '59 Model with a nickel cover.

Conductor: Vintage Single-Style
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Nickel, Neck
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Nickel, Bridge
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Gold, Neck
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Gold, Bridge
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Seymour Duncan Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-964-9610
This item must be exchanged directly through the manufacturer if it is found to be defective, and can only be returned to us if it is unopened. details
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"Albert King ALERT!"
Sound: AlbertKingVille! The description on Seymour Duncan's site fits this pickup well. I find it: smooth, warm and thick. The quality is perfect for clean blues and jazz like tones. Distortion is alright, if you enjoy "old-school" distortion. If one is looking for quality, this is the pickup to buy! I played several other Gibsons with other pickups -- these were the ones for me. Feature: They are just like the PAF ones; the materials in them are top of the line. Ease of Use: Outstanding harmonics; ease of use not a problem at all; best pickup I ever played, no question. Quality: No problems with quality -- top of the line! Value: Great deal at around a hundred bucks, worth every penny! Manufacturer Support: They have responded via e~mail within the same day; wonderful service. The Wow Factor: Gold covers look outstanding on my Gibson Custom cherry burst! Overall: I would buy this product again, even if it failed. It is amazing for blues tones.
Style of Music: Blues; jazz; rock, hard rock
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"Very nice PAF's"
Sound: I just love it. The liveliest sounding pickups when overdriven. And the clean sound is just awesome as well. Good for rock and some bluesy stuff. Feature: Everything I needed was there. Ease of Use: It's easy to use. As any humbucker. Quality: Looks well made. Fit my guitar perfectly. Value: They are not the cheapest pups out there but they are the best for me. Manufacturer Support: Though I have never needed to use it. The Wow Factor: It looks nice with the nickel covers. Overall: I'll be using these pups for a long time.
Style of Music: Brit-rock
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