Inspired by mid 60s T Top humbuckers.

Pure TNT in the hands of certain Young players, creating Thunder from down under.

Really it's the sound of the late 60s and early 70s


42 gauge wire short 60’s style alnico 5 magnets.

Butyrate bobbins.


Neck 7.6k, bridge 8.2k  (average)


Sold individually in Neck or Bridge. Other bobbin colours may be available, please see our custom shop or contact us with your requirements. 


Oil City ‘Masterwound’ range

Our premium series: these pickups take on the top boutique makers worldwide, and set a new standard for tone.

‘Using the finest materials and with the most exacting assembly each Masterwound pickup is hand made, serial numbered and signed, by me alone’.

~ Ash

As fitted to Feline Guitars, Carillion Guitars, The Blackmachine B6 and many quality UK made custom instruments.


Cover Options
Pole Spacing
Mounting Feet
  • We wind pickups to order, please allow 21 days for build and dispatch.

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Oil City pickups have no connection with Fender Musical Instruments, Gibson or Gretsch.