Filtertron(and full HB) sized PickUp replacements

Discussion in 'The Pickup Place' started by Ricochet, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I’ve bought a set for way too much money just to satisfy my curiosity, but I haven’t installed them yet(Sounds lazy but I have amassed quite a little PU collection).
    I expect them to be somewhere in between those two, but really don’t know.
     
    Last edited: May 1, 2020
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  2. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Gretschie

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    Aug 16, 2019
    United States
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  3. Cass

    Cass Electromatic

    51
    May 24, 2020
    Melbourne
    Brierley also do a Filtertron style pick up.
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  4. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    For easy of your copy/pasting pleasure I compiled the entire list again.


    Gretsch USA
    https://www.gretschguitars.com/support/specs-explained/pickups

    Fender USA
    The Fideli'tron pickup. Not available from Fender but they do pop up on Reverb or Ebay now and then

    TV Jones USA
    https://tvjones.com/collections/guitar-pickups
    The pioneer of Filtertron replacements

    Seymour Duncan Custom shop USA
    http://customshop.seymourduncan.com/filtertron-for-gretsch/
    The pioneer of replacement pickups

    Lollar USA
    https://www.lollarguitars.com/lollartron-traditional

    Curtis Novak USA
    https://www.curtisnovak.com/shop/f-tron/

    Fletcher UK
    https://www.fletcherpickups.co.uk/filtertrons

    The Creamery UK
    https://www.creamery-pickups.co.uk/...tron-style-pickups.html#CLASSICBLACKCATNOEARS

    Mojo UK
    https://www.mojopickups.co.uk/

    Mojotone USA
    https://www.mojotone.com/Pickups_x/Mojotone-Filtertron-Pickups#/

    D’Allen USA
    https://www.dallenpickups.com/product_p/at-hrbl.htm

    Allparts
    https://www.allparts.com/products/pu-6192-filtertron-style-humbucking-pickup-with-cover

    Tom Holmes USA
    Made in '93 for Ed Roman guitars, Discontinued since, but do crop up at premium prices.

    Alnicotron Netherlands
    Discontinued, I suspect these were Asian imports.

    David Barfuss Germany
    https://www.barfuss-pickups.de/spezial-tonabnehmer/

    Eyguitar China
    https://www.eyguitarmusic.com/Filtertron-Style-PickupBridgeNickel_p_2461.html

    Roswell(WSC/Partsland) Korea
    http://wscmusic.com/categoryView.php?code=00410407&lv=3&c_type=&sub_view_1=1
    Housebrand of Music Store Germany

    Catswhiskers UK
    http://www.catswhiskerpickups.co.uk/humbuckers.htm

    Gabojo Greece
    https://www.gabojo.com/pickups/filter

    Porter USA
    https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/portertron-filter/

    De Lisle USA
    http://www.delisleguitar.com/shop/de-lisle-filtertron-style-bridge-pickup/

    WGS(Warehouse Guitar Speakers) USA
    https://wgsusa.com/vaughns-holy-grail-historic-v-trons

    McNelly Canada
    https://mcnellypickups.com/collections/humbucker-pickups/products/sparkletron

    MJS Canada
    https://www.mjscustompickups.com/
    does not list Filtertrons, but reportedly winds anything at request.

    Alameda guitars USA
    https://alamedaguitars.com
    Interesting switching options

    SoloDallas by Steffsen Belgium
    https://solodallas-shop.com/collections/pickups/products/solodallas-sdf63-filtertron-pickup
    For the “Malcolm” tone fans, limited serie.

    Guitar Fetish(GFS) USA
    https://www.guitarfetish.com/GFTron...lVk5UL881U1BkRaCZMwT2R5GFCNHZqt6oyrZMTDoiNlAs

    Dylan talks tone
    https://dylantalkstone.com/collections/dylanpickups/products/filtertron-cl

    Rio Grande USA
    https://www.riograndepickups.com/tex-tron-guitar-pickup

    Scheffer pickups The Netherlands
    https://www.scheffer-pickups.com/shop/

    House of Tone UK
    https://www.houseoftonepickups.com

    Radioshop pickups UK
    http://www.radioshoppickups.com/jazzmaster-filtertrons/

    Sunbear pickups UK
    https://www.sunbearpickups.com/beartron-pickups/iiufkw5rd4mf8dbx5b8l3nhyr6k1kd

    For completion's sake, the following manufacturers offer full humbucker sized filtertron, Dynasonic, or other interesting retro style pickups.

    Seymour Duncan USA
    http://customshop.seymourduncan.com/dynobucker

    The Creamery UK
    https://www.creamery-pickups.co.uk/...filtertron-style-pickups.html#gibson-paf-size

    Mojo UK
    https://www.mojopickups.co.uk/product/humbucker-dyna/

    Rio Grande USA
    https://www.riograndepickups.com/bbq-tron-guitar-pickup

    Lollar USA
    https://www.lollarguitars.com/lollar-humbucker-pickups/lollartron-humbucker

    Proto USA
    https://www.protoguitars.com/shop/widetron

    Porter USA
    https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/humbucker-pickups/portertron/

    Häussel Germany
    https://haeussel.com/index.php?id=23&L=1&tt_products[cat]=7&tt_products[product]=190&cHash=fd27881ce216a7cb0392a18b548a87ae

    Oil city UK
    https://www.oilcitypickups.co.uk/custom-shop

    Schuyler Dean USA
    https://schuylerdeanpickups.com/pickups/humbuckers/skytron

    McNelly Canada
    https://mcnellypickups.com/collections/humbucker-pickups/products/hb-size-sparkletron

    JBE pickups USA
    https://jbepickups.com/ftron/

    Budget Filter style pickups in abundance by the likes of Artec, Belcat, etc...
    Check Ebay, Reverb, Alibaba etc
     
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  5. Lacking Talent

    Lacking Talent Country Gent

    Aug 5, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    Very thoughtful / helpful of you!
     
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