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Sheptone vs. DiMarzio Winner Declared

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Sheptone vs. DiMarzio Winner Declared

The response to last month’s launch of the Wanker has been absolutely amazing. Some folks didn’t get it. Some were offended. But the majority not only got it, they laughed their butts off.  Look, we’ve all been wankers at some point in our lives. Really, we have.  If you deny it, you’re lying.  It’s part of our genetic code.  It’s a scientifically proven part of every guitarist’s DNA.  But the reality is this: if you’re gonna wank, you might as well wank with the best tools you can get your hands on. There have been lots of pickups that are...

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The Wanker Is Here

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The Wanker Is Here

In celebration of all guitarists known to crank—or wank—their way to sonic bliss, players are finally free to enjoy themselves, wanking their way to self-expression without blowing up their tone or alienating their bandmates with our new Wanker humbucker. Built specifically for strat-style shred sleds, the Wanker was developed for players who like to push boundaries with higher output. Popularized in the 1980s, these pickups were overly wound just to provide higher output, but that approach came at a high cost in tone. Meanwhile, we are a manufacturer that has earned its reputation for pickups that capture the best qualities of...

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