Monty’s Guitars offers Gibson-style PAF tones with its new UnderSpun pickups

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British electric guitar pickup and repair specialist Monty’s Guitars has added a new humbucker to its range, the UnderSpun PAF.

As the name suggests, the model recreates the tonal characteristics of Gibson PAF humbucking pickups, but reads lower in DC than an average PAF: approximately 6.8k in the bridge and 6.1k in the neck.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.