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Seymour Duncan SHPR-1 P-Rails Bridge Humbucker - cream

$89.95

Seymour Duncan SHPR-1 P-Rails Bridge Humbucker - cream

$89.95
SKU:
SD-SHPR-1bC
Weight:
0.50 LBS
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Product Description

The Seymour Duncan SHPR-1 P-Rails Bridge Humbucker -  cream. FREE shipping in the USA!

Application
Ground breaking, patent pending design allows a full-size humbucker to split to either a “real deal” P-90 or a traditional single coil. Perfect for a wide variety of styles including country, pop, surf, jazz, blues, classic rock, and heavy rock.

Description
Until now, if you wanted humbucker, P-90, and vintage Strat® tones, you’d have to haul three guitars to the gig. Enter P-Rails™. It’s a full-size humbucker that splits to either a full-size P-90 or a special Alnico-powered single-coil Rail pickup. The humbucker sound is full and expansive, owing to the mis-matched coil configuration. The P-90 is a super fat. And the Rail coils, when used together, sound like the “2” and “4” positions in a great Strat.

Complete setup
P-Rails are best used in a matched neck and bridge set. To get both humbucker and P-90 tones, use a two-way switch (push-pull or mini-toggle). To have humbucker and P-90 tones and bring in the added dimension of the single-coil Rail, use a three-way switch (DPDT on-off-on).

Guitars
P-Rails can be used in any guitar set up for a traditional humbucker or Trembucker. A single P-Rails will bring added dimension to your guitar. However, to optimize P-Rails’ unique splitting capabilities and get the best single-coil Rails tones, use a neck and bridge set.

Available mods
Normally, in humbucking mode, P-Rails are wired in series, for a high-output sound that works great for classic rock and heavier tones. However, when wired in parallel, the coil mismatch produces a very usable P.A.F.-style humbucker tone with less phase cancellation associated with standard parallel wired humbuckers, complete with present upper-mid “bloom” and pronounced string articulation.

Players
Peter Stroud / Sheryl Crow Band, Blues Saraceno, Eric Miker / Decemberadio

Specifications

Mode
DC Resistance
Resonant Peak
Neck
   
Humbucking
12.87KOhm
4.6KHz
P-90
7.25KOhm
3.6KHz
Rails
5.60KOhm
7.0KHz
     
Bridge
   
Humbucking
18.80KOhm
3.0KHz
P-90
10.20KOhm
3.1KHz
Rails
8.56KOhm
6.0KHz
 

Magnet: two Alnico 5 bars Cable: four-conductor

Returns:
Most pickups can't be returned once installed because of the installation process that requires soldering, etc. Seymour Duncan however offers a fantastic 21 Day Return Policy! Here's the details:
Seymour Duncan / Basslines offers our 21 Day Real World Exchange Policy on all new pickups purchased in the U.S. and some other participating countries, which states the following: If for any reason you're not satisfied with the pickup's sound or construction, return it and your receipt to your dealer, or direct to the factory within 21 days for exchange with another pickups of equal or lesser value. To do this, please just send us an email and include your invoice number and the new pickup you'd like to exchange towards.

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