PRS 57/08 Treble and Bass Humbucker Set

57/08…pretty much unobtainable (without buying a $$$$ PRS guitar) recreations of  PAF humbuckers , wound exclusively by PRS with the machine and wire Gibson used in the 50s.

SPECS

Treble (Bridge Humbucker)

MAGNET – unknown Alnico

Measured DC – 8.09K ohms

4 conductor cable

Bass (Neck Humbucker)

MAGNET – unknown Alnico

Measured DC – 7.88K ohms

4 conductor cable

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Those lusting after vintage style PAFs…  the 57/08s are amazingly big/open sounding and chime beautifully with lovely  harmonic overtones

The split coils also provides very nice single-coil like tones which are  a nice bonus, especially if you want to explore different coil combinations ala PRS 5 way rotary or 5 way style switching.

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The Hype is very real…and having been a avid fan of the hotter PAF on Steroids style 59/09 pickups in my Standard 24 (review coming soon) the 57/08s in a Les Paul style setup deliver a more authentic vintage vibe. Its a shame these really are hard to come by, but there is a very good reason why they hardly ever come up for sale.

SOUND SAMPLES

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