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What does RWRP mean?

What does RWRP mean? - Reverse Wound, Reverse Polarity. Why do pickups use this? - To cancel hum, reducing unwanted noise. Does it change the tone at all? - No, it doesn’t. There ends the simple...

18 September 2021

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Resistance is useless!

25 April 2021

Resistance is useless. Most guitar pickup manufacturers will list a specification for their pickups. The most common spec given is a DCR reading (Direct Current Resistance) taken from the coil. The...

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Special Sauce, Unicorn Dust, Voodoo and Mojo?

28 March 2021

🌶️ 🦄 In this business I am often informed of a guitar pickup "It's just wire wrapped around a magnet". This is a literal interpretation of what a pickup is, but it doesn't explain what the...

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Why do two magnets repel or attract eachother?

28 March 2021

Why do two magnets repel or attract each-other? Richard Feynman explains the complexities of attempting to answer this question:

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