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Noisefree Series #2- L280/L290

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 Wilde Bill Lawrence Noise-free Series The L280 series for Strat and Tele was launched in 1995. It has been almost 25 years and is still one of the best noise-free pickups on the market because of its versatility and innovation to what it can bring. The L290 series was launched two years later in 1997 and is our most popular bridge pickups, converting many players who did not typically use their bridge position before! Bill wanted to design a versatile noise-free pickup, which he achieved, with ceramic magnets. Please find below an excerpt of the “Ceramics vs Alnico” write-up by...

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Noisefree Series #1- Intro about the design

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Wilde Pickups: Bill Lawrence’s Noise-fee Design-Series #1  The noise-free pickups that we are producing today was first launched with the L280 design, for both strat and tele in 1996. Bill added later: the L200, L290SL, and L298 series. This is an introductory video talking a little about the design and showing what the strat noise-free design looks like. There are a lot of fun details to talk about, so we decided to make a series of the Noise-free videos, this is the first! We will do videos for the different designs and for strat and tele. Please leave a comment...

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Shannon Buffing L500s!

Shannon buffing the L500 pickups. Part of the final procedure is that we buff our high gloss parts right before they are shipped to you. I know this is not for everyone, but some people might enjoy watching a five minute video about buffing! So enjoy!

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L-500 Series

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  Becky talks about the origins and what inspired the idea for the first open coil blade design humbucker: the L-500 series! She also talks about what the L500 can bring and how the L500 series is used by players in many different genres: from jazz, blues, metal, and MORE!  Bill as a designer always created multi-faceted pickups. He said his pickups were not one trick ponies. (Note, Shannon said first open coil humbcker , the correction is first open coil blade humbucker.)

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The L90-High Performance Pickup-Then and Now!

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The L90-High Performance Pickup-Then and Now!

Hi, this week Becky and I wanted to feature the high performance L90 pickup. When Bill launched the L90 in 1976 it was made in the 4.0H and 6.0H inductance. For modern players Bill expanded the line to include the 2.0H, 2.8H, and the 8.0H. If you want to know about the history and modern applications of the L90 please watch the video!

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