Icon ’52 Tele

The Iconic 52 Tele Tone 

Kent Armstrong is the second generation of guitar wizards the Armstrong family has produced, indeed Kent’s own son Aaron now famously creates pickups too and Kent’s father Dan ran a great guitar repair shop in New York City. With such a lineage its unsurprising to learn that their pickups are some of the best in the world and have been used by great such as Jimmy Page, Rory Gallagher, Matt Bellamy and even members of the TonePedia team have them in some of their own favourite guitars. Kent himself work alongside the world famous pickup designer Bill Lawrence before moving to the UK. 

1952 Tele single coil bridge and neck pickups using authentic 42 gauge Formvar wire and alnico 3 magnets for that true vintage tone that everyone demands from the boutique winders.

Icon ’52 Tele technical specifications

Manufacturer Kent Armstrong
Pickup Configuration S-S
Guitar Style Tele
String Number 6
Output Standard
Active? No
Potted? No
DC Resistance 6
DC Resistance 7.8
Alloy Type Alnico 3
Wire Type 42 AWG
Signal Leads Stranded Pushback Cloth
Insulation Type Heavy Formvar
Plastic Material ABS
Based on an era? '50s
Based on famous model? 1957 Fender Tele Pickups
Made In Korea
Manufacturer Part Number TVTC1B

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