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Working At Seymour Duncan

Many people often ask how what it’s like to work at Seymour Duncan. The first major perk is that unlike some companies that are located where the labor is cheapest, Seymour Duncan is located right where it started in Santa Barbara, California – commonly referred to as the American Riveria. It’s about a 20-minute walk to the Pacific Ocean and the factory is quietly tucked into […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan 3rd Annual Notes For Notes Benefit

Being a company founded with the heart of musicians, we’ve always tried to give back whenever we could to support important causes. And one such cause near and dear to us is supporting kids’ music education. Three years ago we were approached by a local group called Notes For Notes that was doing some amazing stuff; building studios where kids could come and record, and providing […] Continue Reading

Framus Mayfield Giveaway

Whether you have been naughty or nice you have equal chances of winning this Mayfield Legacy. We’ve teamed up with Framus to give you a chance to put this Vintage Sunburst under the tree and make some great music. The Legacy is a semi hollowbody with laminated Mahogany top and back, solid Mahogany sides, a Mahogany neck with Rosewood fingerboard, and 22 frets featuring IFT (Invisible […] Continue Reading

My New Cherry Red Tele-Gib

Hey friends. Been working on a new project guitar based on the Tele-Gib I built for Jeff Beck back in 1974. At the time I was working at the Fender Soundhouse in London, and Jeff Beck was over at the CBS studios recording his second album. The “Tele-Gib” was a hybrid guitar that started out as a butchered ’59 Fender Telecaster, and once completed was used […] Continue Reading

Knaggs Guitar Giveaway

Seymour Duncan has teamed up with Knaggs Guitars, Maryland’s Boutique Guitar maker, to give away a special Knaggs Chesapeake Series ‘Severn Tier 1′ Trem in Aged Scotch. This instrument is one of Knaggs’ finest guitars, featuring a double-cutaway beveled Alder body with Sapele top and a Maple cap. The figured Rock Maple set neck comes with a Cocobolo fingerboard at an 8.5” radius, 25.5” scale, and an fingerboard inlays consisting of Abalone […] Continue Reading

Little Known Areas of the Seymour Duncan Website

We all know that most people end up on the Seymour Duncan website because they are looking for the best tone possible out of their guitar or bass. But there are many areas of the SD website you may not know about. This article will mention some of the lesser-known areas of the site, and hopefully you can spend some time investigating these areas, and just […] Continue Reading

Jimi Hendrix's 1963 Strat Visits Seymour Duncan

It was in the year 1965 that Jimi Hendrix was starting to get work as a session player, having just left playing for Little Richard. In that year he acquired a white 1963 Stratocaster. Jimi’s rise in the UK and eventually the United States is legendary and over those years Seymour had the chance to rewind some pickups for him including that white ’63 Stratocaster. Today, […] Continue Reading

History of Seymour Duncan Products

For 37 years Seymour Duncan has been developing products to help musicians find their voice and get the most out of their instrument. We thought it would be fun to look back at when some of our more notable products came out. Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Launches Online Store

People have been asking us for some time when we have will have shirts available – and for those who were aware of MJ’s secret pickup necklaces, when they would be available. MJ’s secret necklaces were usually reserved only for artists, but we are now happy to let you know that all these items and more are available at the Seymour Duncan Store. The site is: […] Continue Reading