The History Behind Lollar Pickups

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The History Behind Lollar Pickups


In addition to designing and producing extraordinary archtop, solid-body electric and lap steel guitars, Jason is a noted authority on nearly everything related to electric pickups.


For more than a decade Jason Lollar has designed and built some of the most sought-after pickups for electric guitar, bass and steel guitar. If you’re on a quest for tone, he can help. Lollar Pickups personally build more than fifty different models of pickups for a variety of instruments.


Lollar is also the author of ‘Basic Pickup Winding and Complete Guide to Making Your Own Pickup Winder’, which demonstrates his expertise in the field. His book has been credited as the spark that created a new movement in aftermarket and boutique pickup manufacturers.


Additionally, many amateur and professional luthiers and guitar electronics tinkerers have learned a great deal about pickups using Lollar’s book. Even if you never plan to wind your own pickups, his book is a valuable reference for any musician interested in gaining a better understanding of tone and sound in electric instruments.


Check out Jason Lollar’s lesson on Pickup Adjusments below:


Lollar Pickups are now available in Australia via Gladesville Guitar Factory.