Is this a Tim Shaw bridge pickup?

trapdoorspider

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I have a 1990 Gibson SG standard — the unusual sidejack model. A previous owner apparently replaced the pickups with older models. The neck has an OBL pickup, and the bridge has this. I didn't think to check the ohms before putting everything back together, but from what you see, could this be a Tim Shaw pickup? Thanks!
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ARandall

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Looks like it. That ink stamp is one of the Shaw features. Nominally that is a 'neck' pickup I think.....the 1st 3 digits are a batch code, and they are in pairs like 498/499. They were for the installers so they knew at a glance which had the longer hookup wire fitted so it would reach for the neck slot.
Other than that there was no difference in construction.
 

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Why would you ask the same question you asked in 2019???

 


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