Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy Holidays from Seymour Duncan!

Snowmen

It was the night before Xmas, two days from the gig. My new band had told me “Your tone we don’t dig!” My old Strat hummed like a tree full of bees. My once sparkling Tele now sounded like cheese! … Continue reading

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Dustin Kensrue

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Dustin Kensrue – Thrice Since the release of the P-Rails back in 2008, people have found many different ways to change a guitar into a multi tone machine.  If you are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Dustin from Thrice Finds a Unique Way to use P-Rails

Since the release of the P-Rails back in 2008, people have found many different ways to change a guitar into a multi tone machine. If you are not familiar with the P-Rails, it’s time for an introduction. The P-Rail is … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan Honors Two Long-Time Employees

Jose

Product expertise and commitment to quality go deep at Seymour Duncan, in part because we have so many employees with extensive experience, skill, and dedication. This month we’re paying tribute to the long tenure of two very skilled staffers: Leticia … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan receives two nominations for the prestigious Music & Sound Awards

We were thrilled to hear the news that Seymour Duncan received two nominations for the prestigious  Music & Sound Awards, presented each year at  NAMM by Music & Sound Retailer magazine. The company was singled out in the Accessories category … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan Liberator Solderless System, Part 1: The Two-Minute Pickup Change VIDEO

Have you seen the new Seymour Duncan Liberator Solderless System? Watch Frank install a pickup in just under two minutes using the Liberator Solderless System. And you can’t miss, even if you try, his yellow guitar. Tell us what you … Continue reading

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Think Outside The Black Box: Make Any Pickup Active With Seymour Duncan Blackouts Modular Preamp

If you love the sound of active pickups but want to try it with a different look, Seymour Duncan has an ingenious solution. Blackouts Modular Preamp takes the preamp out of the pickups and integrates it with the volume pot. … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Solder Joint

strat-pickup

By Seymour Duncan Tech Guru Scott Miller Have you ever tried to solder to the back of a volume pot, only to watch the joint pop off like a champagne cork? Though we may not want to admit it, we’ve … Continue reading

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Introducing Liberator—the Solderless Pickup Change System from Seymour Duncan

Bye, bye, soldering iron. Today, Seymour Duncan announces Liberator, a new Solderless Pickup Change System.  With Liberator installed, anyone who can use a screwdriver can change pickups! Liberator is a bare-wire Lockdown system integrated with a volume pot. In other … Continue reading

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39 Stripes new album Beyond Broken

Tampa, Florida-based Christian rockers 39 Stripes announced the release of their first full-length project, Beyond Broken, October 26, 2010. The album’s debut singles “My Desire” and “Mustard Seed” are currently vying for adds at Christian AC and Rock radio. Produced … Continue reading

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