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PAF and 90 Guitar Pickup Humbucker AlNiCo 2 Rod Magnets – HS-GPAR-2 with flat top Fueature:
* Magnet Merial: AlNiCo 2 / Alnico II / A2
0.187 in / 0.195 in
0.471 in 0.630 in 0.650 in 0.665 in. 0.671 in 0.688 in 0.693 in. 0.710 in 0.719 in. 0.780 in
* Magnetizing Options:
Do Not Magnetize / North Up / South Up
A2 long / Scooped mids, chimey highs, warm sweet tones, loose feel, low end response with smooth, singing highs. Many builders use Alnico 2 magnets in the bridge pickups of solidbodies. 0.187″ (4.95mm) diameter, sold individually.
Polepieces are supplied unmagnetized for easy handling and pickup assembly, and are sold individually. To magnetize the polepieces in the assembled pickup, use two Guitar Repair Magnets (round base magnets / cuntersunk magnets). The Alnico 2 magnets are marked red on one end to tell them apart from Alnico 5.
In the order of magnetic strength, Alnico 2 is actually in the middle when compared to Alnico 3 and Alnico 5 rod magnets. Alnico II rod magnets were used in the earliest Telecaster guitars of the 1950’s. Alnico 2 Alnico II A2 Vintage Rod Magnet for Guitar Pickup
These are the same vintage clone PAF Alnico bar magnets used for all Vintage PAF and P90 pickup models. All ThroBak Alnico PAF guitar pickup magnets are CHINA made and custom cast to vintage PAF and P90 Alnico magnet specs.. Our guitar pickup magnets are available for customers that want to experiment with guitar pickup magnet swaps. Made in CHINA. WARNING! CUSTOMER MAGNET SWAPS WILL VOID WARRANTY. THERE IS A REAL RISK OF PERMANENTLY DAMAGING YOUR PICKUP IF DONE IMPROPERLY. THROBAK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM USER MAGNET SWAPS.General Alnico properties.
Choose Alnico PAF and 90 guitar pickup magnets for the best in true vintage Alnico magnet tone. MADE in CHINA.:
A2 long / Scooped mids, chimey highs, warm sweet tones, loose feel.
A2 short / Scooped mids, spankier tone than long A2.
A3 long / Very weak, nice clarity for use in P90 pickups but very low output for PAF pickups.
A4 long / Balanced mids, treble and low end, drier toned than A2.
A5 long oriented / mid dominant, focused tone, jazzy cleans.
A5 short oriented / mid dominant tone, fatter toned than long oriented A5.
A5 long unoriented (Illinois) / Great low end clarity with good mids.
A5 long unoriented (Indiana) / Less low end clarity more treble snarl, good mids
So what can you expect from these magnets?
Alnico II is a lower output magnet that is smooth and usually has just a bit of warmth.
Alnico V has more scooped mids and tighter in the low end. Provides some bite and sparkle.
Alnico VIII is generally between Ceramic and Alnico V, with quite a bit of magnetic pull, punchy with upper mids but a little more warmth than ceramic.
|Part No.||Magnet Merial||Dimensions in Inches||Magnetizing||Top Style|
|HS-GPAR-2||AlNiCo 2||0.187 / 0.195||0.471 / 0.630 / 0.650 / 0.665 / 0.671 / 0.688 / 0.693 / 0.710 / 0.719 / 0.780||Not Magnetize / North Up / South Up||Flat / Vintage Bevel|
|HS-GPAR-3||AlNiCo 3||0.187 / 0.195||Not Magnetize / North Up / South Up||Flat / Vintage Bevel|
|HS-GPAR-5||AlNiCo 5||0.187 / 0.195 / 0.250||Not Magnetize / North Up / South Up||Flat / Vintage Bevel / Modern Bevel|
|HS-GPAR-8||AlNiCo 8||0.187 / 0.195||Not Magnetize / North Up / South Up||Flat|
HS-GPAR-4 : AlNiCo 4 also be supplied.