SUHR THORNBUCKER PETE THORN SIGNATURE PICKUPS

Thornbucker pickups are born out of a desire to give guitarists a humbucking pickup set that has all of the best attributes of the coveted 50’s “patent applied for” style pickups… with none of the downsides.We have also included a few modern touches: four conductor wiring, a variety of spacings, and the consistency and quality that Suhr is known for.

We are happy to introduce the new Thornbucker + bridge pickup. It retains all the clarity, warmth, character, and mojo of the original Thornbuckers, and adds a bit more power and oomph. Great for players that like a slightly overwound PAF-type tone!

We’re overjoyed with the enthusiasm from players for the Thornbucker humbucking pickups! The pickups have been a resounding success, garnering praise for their extraordinary tone and balance. I’m truly honored and excited that so many guitarists are enjoying them as much as I do.

– PETE THORN

BALANCE.  WARMTH.  CLARITY.

Through our experimentation with all the variables: magnets, wire, covers, and winds, we made countless prototypes and listened. Eventually we hit on the formula that captures all of the essence of the most coveted 50’s “patent applied for” style pickups. If you are a player searching for a product that captures all the subtleties, nuances and feel of a great vintage pickup, then Thornbuckers are the perfect pickup for you.

RAW NICKEL COVER

Adding a cover to a humbucker will always make it sound a little sweeter, knocking off a bit of top end. The raw nickel covers are the most transparent ones we’ve found. They sound very similar to the uncovered pickup, just a bit sweeter.

Please note that because raw nickel covers are not plated, over time they will develop a natural patina, much faster than a chrome plated cover.

Specifications:

Thornbucker Bridge
DC RESISTANCE: ~ 8.5KΩ (50mm) ~ 8.9KΩ (53mm)
Thornbucker + Bridge
DC RESISTANCE: ~ 8.8KΩ (50mm) ~ 9.1KΩ (53mm)
Thornbucker Neck
DC RESISTANCE: ~ 7.2KΩ

MAGNET TYPE: Alnico IV

HOOK UP WIRE: 4-Conductor

Available Options

Nickel Chrome

Gold

Raw Nickel

Black

White

Zebra

Reverse Zebra

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