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1959

  • Vintage correct black vulcanized fiber work (bottom flatwork 0.093", top flatwork 0.062")
  • 0.195" Alnico V vintage staggered polepiece magnets, Vintage bevel top
    E: 0.671  A: 0.671  D: 0.710  G: 0.710  B: 0.630  E: 0.650
  • Normally wound with Heavy Formvar

Cochlea Custom

  • Vulcanized fiber work (grey bottom flatwork 0.093",black top flatwork 0.062")
  • 0.187" Alnico V sand cast polepiece magnets on the low E, A, D strings 
  • 0.187" Alnico II sand cast polepiece magnets on the high G, B, E strings 
  • E: 0.671  A: 0.671  D: 0.710  G: 0.710  B: 0.630  E: 0.650
  • Smooth, well balanced output. Punchy attack and well defined bass response associated with the Alnico 5 while producing the warm swelling vintage tones you get from the Alnico 2.
  • Heavy Formvar is our most popular magnet wire for this pickup

​$150Per Set

Dexterity
Polarity
Configuration
Pickup Covers
Pickup Tension Method
Height adjust screw head
Height screw finish
Magnet Wire
Output

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1969

  • Vintage correct vulcanized fiber work (grey bottom flatwork 0.093",black top flatwork 0.062")
  • 0.187" Alnico V vintage staggered polepice magnets, flat top
    E: 0.671  A: 0.671  D: 0.710  G: 0.710  B: 0.630  E: 0.650 
  • Normally wound with Plain Enamel 

From vintage correct to completely custom, we've got you covered. Have a particular tone in mind? Outlined below is the configurations used in the most popular years in the evolution of the Strat sound. For those looking for a versatile platform that covers all your bases, check out our Cochlea Custom configuration. No matter what your style Cochlea Guitars offers you the opportunity to choose the specifications of nearly every aspect of your pickups. 

1954 

  • Vintage correct black vulcanized fiber work (bottom flatwork 0.093", top flatwork 0.062")
  • 0.195" Alnico 3 vintage staggered polepiece magnets, Vintage bevel top
    E: 0.671  A: 0.671  D: 0.710  G: 0.671  B: 0.630  E: 0.650
  • Normally wound with Heavy Formvar

1965

  • Vintage correct vulcanized fiber work (gray bottom flatwork 0.093",black top flatwork 0.062")
  • 0.195" Alnico V vintage staggered polepiece magnets, Vintage bevel top 
    E: 0.671  A: 0.671  D: 0.710  G: 0.710  B: 0.630  E: 0.650
  • Normally wound with Plain Enamel