Since 1998, my guitars are fitted with my own property designed handmade passive pickups. These triple blade humbuckers are technically unique and are individually handcrafted for me by Kent Armstrong himself. All of my pickups are custom wound, therefore 'made to measure' in order to fit the player's needs. Solder tags for the connexions and threaded inserts in the wings are used for ulimate longevity!

The unique appearance of the pickups comes from part of the process which creates them - the units are resin cast, eliminating the need for any form of cover. The humbuckers are built in a rubber mold into which the magnets and coils are inserted, a special aerospace grade resin is then pored over the entire thing, resulting in a perfectly sealed and shielded pickup.
From 1996 to 1998, my early creations came originally fitted with the Bill Lawrence L500 XL humbuckers. I still offer them as an option because those pickups are part of my early guitar building history. Back then, I used to order them directly from StewMac. Those humbuckers are currently manufactured under the name 'Bill Lawrence USA''. Some pictures of my early builds which are fitted with those pickups can be found on the bottom of this page.

All my current guitars are fitted with either a rare 'new old stock' USSR military specs aluminium foil paper-in-oil 0.022uF 'K40Y-90' or a rare 'NOS' Russian 'FT-2' 0.022uF TEFLON capacitor!


My signature '3D blue carbon fiber' and '3D Kevlar' electric guitar control cavity interior designs are my original inventions/creations and are protected by copyright:

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