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Seymour Duncan SH-16 '59/Custom Hybrid Humbucker Pickup Black Bridge

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Style: Black Bridge

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Mismatched coils and Alnico 5 bar magnet for great low-end grit and grinding mids and plenty of of top-end bite.

The SH-16 ’59/Custom Hybrid is a medium-output humbucker pickup that sparkles with upper midrange harmonic content and grit. The brainchild of Seymour Duncan incredibly knowledgeable forum members, this humbucker is the result of experimental coil swapping in order to push into new tonal territory. The mismatched coils, and the Alnico 5 bar magnet keep the low end nice and tight, and give the mids a grind that is perfect for hard rock and metal, with plenty of crunch and bite on top as well. When split, you get the Custom’s 7k coil for a more distinct single-coil sound. Pair with the ’59 neck or Jazz neck model for a nicely balanced setup.

Hand built in Santa Barbara, CA, the 59/Custom Hybrid medium-output humbucker pickup uses mismatched coils, an Alnico 5 bar magnet, nickel silver short leg bottom plate, 4-conductor lead wire for multiple wiring options, is vacuum wax potted for squeal-free performance, and is available in standard humbucker or Trembucker spacing. This harmonically rich hybrid humbucker uses one coil from the '59 Model bridge and one coil from the higher-output Duncan Custom model.


  • Medium-output humbucker pickup
  • Mismatched coils
  • Alnico 5 bar magnet
  • Nickel silver short leg bottom plate
  • 4-conductor lead wire for multiple wiring options
  • Vacuum wax potted for squeal-free performance
  • Standard humbucker or Trembucker spacing
  • Hand built in Santa Barbara, CA

Take your tone to new heights and lows with this great humbucker. Order now.


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