Modern or Gatton T-Bridge – Which JBE Pickup Should I Buy?

As you can imagine we get this question a lot. The answer really depends on the style of music you generally play and what you want from your Tele. General Guidelines As a general guideline, select the Gatton T-Bridge for Rock-a-Billy and Classic Country styles and...

Does my pickup need to be rewound?

“My pickup reads “open”. Can I get it rewound?” The answer to this question is a resounding….”it depends”. This is not the answer you may have expected. But, the good news is that the pickup may still be viable and does not need a rewind, even though it measured...

Create a Virtual Pickup using Series Parallel Wirings

Read  how to create a “Virtual Pickup” using a low cost modification employing the concept of Series/Parallel wiring.   It is a rather long discussion and we hope that you will find it beneficial. The concept of Series/Parallel can be confusing because it can be...

Installation and Height Adjustment Procedures

PROTECT YOUR WARRANTY. FOLLOW THESE IMPORTANT INSTALLATION AND HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES. Do not use a power screwdriver or drill. USE HAND TOOLS ONLY! NEVER use excessive force when tightening the installation/height adjustment screws. STOP WHEN SCREWS ARE...

Resistance [R] specs as a means of pickup comparison

WHY WE RESIST “RESISTANCE”: UPDATE “What are the resistance specs of your pickup”? The question is routinely asked as a way to compare pickups of different manufacturers before making a purchase decision. Publishing the spec on our website would be an easy way to...