Customer Testimonials

Pickups

At Matheas Guitars we understand the difficulty in choosing pickups. Whether you want to upgrade your current pickups or change your existing pickups, Matheas Guitars can help you decide what pickups will best suit you.

We do this by having two popular styles of electric guitars. A Stratocaster with interchangeable pickguards that slot on and off the guitar, and a Les Paul with pickups that slot in and out .This service is so you can try numerous styles of pickups so you can come to a conclusion as to what you most like.

Some of the pickups we stock and sell

  • Seymour Duncan
  • DiMarzio
  • Bartolini
  • EMG
  • Kinman
  • Fender
  • Gibson
  • WSC
  • Schaller
  • Jim Dyson
  • Also available on special order
  • PRS
  • Lindy Fralin
  • Rio Grande
  • Tom Holmes
  • Joe Barden
  • Don Lace
  • Tom Anderson

OUR SERVICES IN RELATION TO PICKUPS INCLUDE:

Electric

  • Replace volume or tone pot
  • Replace Pickup selector Switch
  • Replace output jack
  • Rewind of dead faulty coils
  • Wax potting of microphonic pickups
  • Calibrating pole piece heights/ output
  • Humbucking pickups adding 3 tone voicing switch
  • Shielding control cavity to minimize humming
  • Strat wiring modifications
  • Tele wiring modifications
  • 2 Humbucking pickup guitar wiring modifications
  • Stereo output wiring mod
  • Acoustic piezo pickup addition for Tele, Strat or Les Paul
  • Phase reversal of Pickups
  • Stereo Wiring conversion
  • Rewind single coil pickup
  • Rout body or Pickguard for pickup from
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Dismantling of coil
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Rewinding of coil
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Completed coil
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Waxing to minimize micro phonics

Acoustic

  • Fit Acoustic Piezo (under saddle) Transducer
  • Fit onboard preamp (internal Barrel Jack)
  • Fit onboard preamp (adjustable eq)
  • Fit acoustic magnetic soundhole pickup with endpin jack
  • Dual Signal Sources eg; Mic and soundboard transducers
  • Photo 1 of 2Acoustic with Fishman onboard system

    Note; Onboard preamp installation is not always recommended. The tone and value of an instrument can be adversely affected. Other options are available.

  • Photo 2 of 2Acoustic with Fishman onboard system

    Note; Onboard preamp installation is not always recommended.The tone and value of an instrument can be adversely affected.Other options are available.



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