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Get all the pickup tones that are "hiding" in your electric guitar or bass.
Our passive upgrades mean your performances or recording sessions
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Telecaster Upgrades

001, $65.99, Telecaster Upgrade — For Standard Telecaster or similar instrument with two pickups. A chrome metal upgrade with our T2-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your upgraded instrument a total of 6 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

002, $67.99, Telecaster Upgrade — For Deluxe Nashville Telecaster, Modern Player Telecaster PLUS or similar instrument with three pickups. A chrome metal upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch, and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your upgraded instrument a total of 35 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

003, $68.99, Telecaster Upgrade — For American Elite Telecaster HSS, Modern Player Telecaster PLUS, HH Telecaster or similar instrument with four pickup coils. A chrome metal upgrade with our T4-Switch and your choice of our VT-2 or VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your upgraded instrument (depending on your choice) 68 or 102 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

004, $93.99, Telecaster Thinline Reissue Upgrade — A 3-ply White upgrade with our T2-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your instrument with two single-coil pickups 6 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

005, $95.99, '72 Telecaster Thinline Reissue Upgrade — A 3-ply White upgrade with our T4-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your instrument 68 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

006, $95.99, '72 Telecaster Custom Reissue Upgrade — A 3-ply Black upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your instrument with one single-coil pickup and one 4-wire Humbucker pickup 35 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

007, $95.99, '72 Telecaster Deluxe Reissue Upgrade — A 3-ply Black upgrade with our T4-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your instrument 68 pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1]

Stratocaster SSS Upgrades

010, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White SSS Upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

011, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Black SSS Upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

012, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White Pearloid SSS Upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

013, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Brown Tortoise SSS Upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). Install Ease: 1]

Stratocaster Special / Limited Edition SSS Upgrades NEW

015, $90.99, Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline Upgrade — A 3-ply White 8-hole SSS Upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your upgraded Stratocaster 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

Stratocaster HSS Upgrades

020, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White HSS Upgrade comes with your choice of our T3Plus-Switch or T4-Switch. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35, 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

021, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Black HSS Upgrade comes with your choice of our T3Plus-Switch or T4-Switch. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35, 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

022, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White Pearloid HSS Upgrade comes with your choice of our T3Plus-Switch or T4-Switch. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35, 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

023, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Brown Tortoise HSS Upgrade comes with your choice of our T3Plus-Switch or T4-Switch. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35, 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

Stratocaster HSH Upgrades

030, $90.99, HSH Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White HSH Upgrade comes with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

031, $90.99, HSH Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Black HSH Upgrade comes with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

032, $104.99, HSH Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White Pearloid HSH Upgrade comes with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

033, $104.99, HSH Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Brown Tortoise HSH Upgrade comes with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument 35 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

Stratocaster HH Upgrades

040, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White HH Upgrade comes with our T4-Switch and your choice of our VT-2 or VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument (depending on your choices and pickups) 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

041, $90.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Black HH Upgrade comes with our T4-Switch and your choice of our VT-2 or VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument (depending on your choices and pickups) 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

042, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply White Pearloid HH Upgrade comes with our T4-Switch and your choice of our VT-2 or VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument (depending on your choices and pickups) 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

043, $104.99, Stratocaster Upgrade — A 3-ply Brown Tortoise HH Upgrade comes with our T4-Switch and your choice of our VT-2 or VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives your Stratocaster or similar instrument (depending on your choices and pickups) 68 or 102 pickup tones. Available in "bare" version (you supply pickups) or "loaded" version (includes our AweSome pickups). [Install Ease: 1]

Brian May Guitar Upgrades
For Red Special, BMG Special, Burns Guitars

065, $94.99, Brian May Upgrade — A 1-ply White Upgrade with our S3-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives you 35 pickup tones. Uses your stock Tri-Sonic style single coil pickups and control knobs. [Install Ease: 1]

066, $94.99, Brian May Upgrade — A 1-ply Black Upgrade with our S3-Switch and our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly. Gives you 35 pickup tones. Uses your stock Tri-Sonic style single coil pickups and control knobs. [Install Ease: 1]

Jazz Bass Upgrades

090, $80.99, Jazz Bass Upgrade — An upgrade with our T2-Switch and our VT-1 Volume-Tone Control assembly to give you 6 pickup tones on your upgraded Jazz Bass or similar instruments with 2 pickups. [Install Ease: 1]

091, $83.99, Jazz Bass Upgrade — An upgrade with our T3Plus-Switch and our VT-1 Volume-Tone Control assembly to give you 35 pickup tones on your upgraded Jazz Bass or similar instruments with 3 pickups. [Install Ease: 1]

092, $83.99, Jazz Bass Upgrade — An upgrade with our T4-Switch and our VT-1 Volume-Tone Control assembly to give you 68 pickup tones on your upgraded Jazz Bass or similar instruments with 4 pickup coils. [Install Ease: 1]

Other Bass Upgrades

093, $80.99, Mustang Bass PJ Upgrade — An upgrade with choice of either our T2-Switch to give you 6 pickup tones or our T3PJ-Switch to give you 21 pickup tones on your Mustang Bass PJ or similar instrument projects with PJ pickup coils. [Install Ease: 2]

094, $80.99, Player Jaguar Bass Upgrade — An upgrade with choice of either our T2-Switch to give you 6 pickup tones or our T3PJ-Switch to give you 21 pickup tones on your Player Jaguar Bass or similar instrument projects with PJ pickup coils. [Install Ease: 1-2]

096, $69.99, JMJ Road Worn Mustang Bass Upgrade — An upgrade with our T2P-Switch to give you 4 pickup tones on your JMJ Mustang Bass or similar instrument projects with P pickup coils. [Install Ease: 1]

098, $112.99, Classic Vibe Bass VI Upgrade — An upgrade with choice of either our T3-Switch to give you 13 pickup tones or our S3-Switch to give you 35 pickup tones on your Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI or similar instrument projects with 3 pickup coils. Gives you those "impossible to get" Spaghetti Western pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1-2]

Pickup Switch Upgrades
Assembled and Tested

120, $25.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T2P-Switch will give you 4 pickup tones on all your Precision Bass instrument projects. [Install Ease: 1-2]

121, $25.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T2-Switch will give you 6 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with two pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

122, $26.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T2Plus-Switch will give you 6 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with 4-wire humbucker pickups. Two of these switches (combined with other parts) will give you 102 pickup tones, several of which are QuadraBucker(tm) pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1-2]

123, $28.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T3-Switch will give you 13 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

124, $29.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T3Plus-Switch will give you 35 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

125, $33.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T3PJ-Switch will give you 21 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with PJ pickup configurations. [Install Ease: 1-2]

126, $28.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested S3-Switch will give you 35 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

127, $29.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T4-Switch will give you 68 pickup tones on all your instrument with four pickup coils. [Install Ease: 1-2]

128, $30.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assembled and tested T4Plus-Switch will give you 102 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with four pickup coils. [Install Ease: 1-2]

Pickup Switch Upgrades
User Assembled KITS

Special Note: The following user assembled KIT versions of our Pickup Switch UpgradeTM products also gives you the flexibility to replace the included mini toggle switches with functionally identical ones, but with a different color (gold, black) or shape (e.g., flat paddle) which we do not offer.

130, $18.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T2P-Switch KIT will give you 4 pickup tones on all your Precision Bass instrument projects. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

131, $18.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T2-Switch KIT will give you 6 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with two pickups. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

132, $20.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T2Plus-Switch KIT will give you 6 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with 4-wire humbucker pickups. Two of these switches (combined with other parts) will give you 102 pickup tones, several of which are QuadraBucker(tm) pickup tones. [Install Ease: 1-2]

133, $20.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T3-Switch KIT will give you 13 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

134, $21.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T3Plus-Switch KIT will give you 35 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

135, $26.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T3PJ-Switch will give you 21 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with PJ pickup configurations. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

136, $21.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself S3-Switch KIT will give you 35 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with three pickups. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

137, $21.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T4-Switch KIT will give you 68 pickup tones on all your instrument with four pickup coils. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

138, $23.99, Pickup Switch Upgrade — This assemble-it-yourself T4Plus-Switch KIT will give you 102 pickup tones on all your instrument projects with four pickup coils. [Assembly Ease: 1, Install Ease: 1-2]

Other Switch Products

140, $14.99, Middle Pickup Switch M1 — This is a user installed product that controls the middle single-coil pickup of instruments with HSH pickup configuration. This switch is used in combination with our T4-Switch in this HSH pickup configuration. [Install Ease: 1-2]

141, $14.99, Pickup Switch M2 — This is a user installed product that controls the "series-parallel" pickup connections of instruments using two of our T2Plus-Switch products or one of our T4Plus-Switch products. [Install Ease: 1-2]

Volume-Tone Control Assembly

151, $29.99, VT-1 Volume-Tone Control assembly — Stacked Volume-Tone control with chrome knobs for upgrade projects with tight body cavity space constraints where our VT-2 assembly cannot be used. For use with our T2/T3/T3Plus/T4-Switch products. [Install Ease: 1-2]

152, $19.99, VT-2 Volume-Tone Control assembly — A completely wired Volume-Tone control assembly for your upgrade projects. Uses quality Bourns controls. For use with our T2/T3/T3Plus/T4-Switch products. [Install Ease: 1-2]

153, $22.99, VT-3 Volume-Tone Control assembly — A completely wired Volume-Tone control assembly for your upgrade projects. Uses quality Bourns controls (Volume is standard, Tone is Push-Pull). Used with our T4-Switch to give you 102 pickup tones from your HSS instrument with one 4-wire humbucker pickup or HH instrument with two 4-wire humbucker pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

154, $25.99, VT-4 Volume-Tone Control assembly — Two completely wired quality Bourns Push-Pull potentiometer controls for your upgrade projects. Used with our T4-Switch and our M1 switch to give you 276 pickup tones from your HSH instrument with two 4-wire humbucker pickups. [Install Ease: 1-2]

M1-PCB Boards

160, $2.45, M1-PCB — A circuit board that simplifies wiring push-pull pots and mini toggle switches. Gives you true bypass for older pedals and other gear. Lets you configure it for different connectivity needs. [Install Ease: 1]

AweSome Coil Wound Magnetic Pickups

Stratocaster Pickups

700, $48.99, Black Rail Humbucker Pickup — A Strat-style Black 4-Wire Rail Humbucker Pickup for any position.

701, $48.99, White Rail Humbucker Pickup — A Strat-style White 4-Wire Rail Humbucker Pickup for any position.

Complete Instruments

380, $299.99, Standard Stratocaster Style Guitar — This incredible guitar has features you only see on instruments that cost a lot more. Take a closer look at this guitar and see for yourself. Hardshell locking padded guitar case is available (see bottom of this product page for details)

381, $999.99, Deluxe Stratocaster Style Guitar — This incredible guitar has 35 pickup tones and sounds like every electric guitar ever made. You get Blues, Jazz, Metal, Surf, Country, Tin-canny pickup tones from one instrument. Take a closer look at this guitar and see for yourself. Hardshell locking padded guitar case is available (see bottom of this product page for details)

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Shipping Details

Shipping: All Upgrade products are shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS).
AweSome Instruments are shipped via United Parcel Service (UPS).
Shipping Details: Shipping generally occurs within three business days of payment.
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Other Information

All products have a 30-day money back guarantee from purchase date. Ask questions before purchasing. Purchaser assumes all risk of liability with respect to the installation and use of these products.

These upgrades do not work with active (battery-powered) pickups or piezoelectric pickups.