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The Classic Blues is the highest output of our "vintage" style strat sets. Wound with a high wind on full strength Alnico V magnets, this set delivers punch and presense, and plenty of attack. 

The Classic Blues set uses rod magnets with our "Modified Vintage Stagger" allowing for great string to string balance on a wide range of instruments.

Each pickup is fully wax potted to reduce any microphonic feedback, and comes supplied with screws, latex height adjustment tubing and an installation guide.

Neck 6.3k / Mid 6.4k / Bridge 7.0k


Tech Specs

Classic Blues Neck Classic Blues Middle Classic Blues Bridge
Model S3N S3M S3B
Magnet Alnico 5 Rod Alnico 5 Rod Alnico 5 Rod
DCR 6.3k 6.4k 7.0k
Inductance 2.4H 2.5H 3.0H
Stagger TR Vintage Modified TR Vintage Modified TR Vintage Modified
Hookup Wire Vintage Braid Vintage Braid Vintage Braid
Winding Direction Clockwise Counter-Clockwise Clockwise
Polarity North Pole Up South Pole Up North Pole Up

Classic Blues

Classic Blues

The Classic Blues is the highest output of our "vintage" style strat sets. Wound with a high wind on full strength Alnico V magnets, this set delivers punch and presense, and plenty of attack.

Neck 6.3k / Mid 6.4k / Bridge 7k | RWRP as standard

Regular price $85.00 USD
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The Classic Blues is the highest output of our "vintage" style strat sets. Wound with a high wind on full strength Alnico V magnets, this set delivers punch and presense, and plenty of attack. 

The Classic Blues set uses rod magnets with our "Modified Vintage Stagger" allowing for great string to string balance on a wide range of instruments.

Each pickup is fully wax potted to reduce any microphonic feedback, and comes supplied with screws, latex height adjustment tubing and an installation guide.

Neck 6.3k / Mid 6.4k / Bridge 7.0k


Tech Specs

Classic Blues Neck Classic Blues Middle Classic Blues Bridge
Model S3N S3M S3B
Magnet Alnico 5 Rod Alnico 5 Rod Alnico 5 Rod
DCR 6.3k 6.4k 7.0k
Inductance 2.4H 2.5H 3.0H
Stagger TR Vintage Modified TR Vintage Modified TR Vintage Modified
Hookup Wire Vintage Braid Vintage Braid Vintage Braid
Winding Direction Clockwise Counter-Clockwise Clockwise
Polarity North Pole Up South Pole Up North Pole Up

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Damien Portelli
Quality at an affordable price.

Have bought probably about 10 Tonerider pickups over the years now and I'm never disappointed by the sound, versatility and quality of these pickups. Have these in 3 of my guitars now and would happily use them again in future mods or projects.

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Dr. Alexander Schmitz
replace fender custom shop PUs...

.... because they're so much better - amazing. just bought my second pair. will go on with the humbuckers. the quality is unreal.

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Chusss
Great tone

I received this set a few years ago and never really had a chance to install them, I was also very hesitant to replace my original fender pickups. 6 months ago I made the decision to test them and I have been really satisfied with the sound I got from those pickups. My strat never sounded that good, The bridge has a nice bite to it and the neck is rich and smooth. I love this set and I have been really enjoying new tones created with the help of this set. If you want my honest opinion, you really need to test these pickups yourself.

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Johnny Crowe
Great Pups

I just swapped out a £350 set of Duncans to put the Classic Blues in my strat. Maybe its how the Toneriders go with my amp/set-up, but they just sound more alive and have character than the big named brand. These pickups really are underdogs and well priced.

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rblievanos
awesome tone

Bought them for a 2016 MIM strat that has very bassy ceramic pickups. I installed the Classic Blues set and oh my, the guitar came to life. Now it sounds just like a Strat should sound. Think Frusciante or Hendrix. The Neck and Middle pickups are very articulate, They retain clarity when using overdrive and distortion, with a very pleasant chime in the upper mids. The Bridge pickup is a little bit hotter, but the Alnico V magnet avoids losing that nice chime. The bridge sounds awesome with distortion for lead tones while every note rings with clarity and punch.