Vintage III Humbuckers with Mickey Murphy

"The Deacci Vintage IIIs have totally transformed my LP with crisp and bright bridge tones and a beautifully warm neck." - Mickey Murphy, December 2016 MICKEY MURPHY is a contemporary finger style guitarist and composer from County Down, N. Ireland. He has released two solo instrumental albums 'Turais' in 2011 and his second Album  'Heartstrings',  which was produced [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:38:27+00:00December 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackhat I Stratocaster pickups with Kieran Smith

A massive thanks to Kieran Smith for a brilliant rootsy blues playing with our vintage hot set of strat pickups. Also a very special thanks to Dave Molloy for his recording wizardry, and the most fantastic setting for recording our Blackhats. Blackhat single coils are for the player who wants more output from their strat in [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:39:12+00:00November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Pure Vintage Zeros in a Gibson 335 with James Mulvaney

Irish session guitarist James Mulvaney needed little introduction, so when he asked us which set of pickups we recommended for his Gibson 335 guitar, the answer on this occasion was simple. Pure Vintage Zeros. On occasion we will recommend the marginally hotter Pure Vintage Ones, but the goto set for an almost guaranteed win in [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:39:24+00:00October 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackhat II HSS Strat set demo with Neil McCarthy

Every once in a while you simply have your socks blown off, and when I logged in to Facebook one morning and saw this video posted by Neil McCarthy, this was most definitely another of those times. Up until that point Neil was a series of lines of text in a Facebook Instant message. We discussed [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:39:37+00:00October 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Ragh Guitar – Deacci Custom Vintage PAF style Humbucker & P90 combo Set

We are delighted that Ragh Guitar are using Deacci Pickups in their guitars, we are also just as pleased to say that Grant MacKay (owner of Ragh Guitar)  is the kind of guy who will listen to advice and then tell you to "£$$£"£"$ off and wind them the way he wanted anyway !.... On [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:03:16+00:00August 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Making a Deacci Humbucker

Deacci pickups are wound on a precision CNC winder using our own winding algorithm, and assembled and tested in our workshop in Ireland. We hope you enjoy the following photo descriptions of building a Pure Vintage II humbucker. First, each bobbin is loaded in turn onto our winder, and the correct winding script is selected and [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:39:55+00:00July 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Pure Vintage I’s in a real 1959 Les Paul

Deacci Pure Vintage humbucking pickups make it into all sorts of guitars from the cheap and cheerful to one off luthier builds. Even Gibson's own custom shop Reissues regularly get our pickups as an upgrade, but to our knowledge this is their first time in a real 1959 Les Paul. Customer email below in its entirety. Hi Declan, [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:03:16+00:00July 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

ST I & II Stratocaster Single Coil sets

We proudly add to our product range, two new sets of Stratocaster Single coils. Available in both Alnico V & II , both sets are vintage voiced to produce the sounds and tones associated with the best of the 50s and 60s Stratocasters. These sets are designed to provide a tonal upgrade for your Stratocaster style [...]

By |2016-07-11T20:23:58+00:00June 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Kieran Smith Demos our LP59-II Humbuckers

Kieran Smith called to the workshop the other day to have a pickups wiring checked, and he ended up doing a demo of our Pure Vintage II Humbuckers. This set always works very well with Les Paul and SG guitars. Apologies for the video quality, this was an unplanned recording, and thanks Kieran for allowing [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:40:06+00:00April 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments