Harmonically rich hybrid humbucker that uses one coil from the 59 Model neck and one coil from the higher output Duncan Custom model.


The59Custom Hybrid is a medium output, gritty sounding humbucker thatsparkles with upper midrange harmonic content. The brainchild of ourincredibly knowledgeable forum members, this humbucker is the result ofexperimental coil swapping in order to push into new tonal territory.The mismatched coils, and the alnico 5 bar magnet keep the low end niceand tight, and give the mids a grind that is perfect for hard rock andmetal. Plenty of crunch and bite on top as well. When split, you getthe 59s 7k coil for a more distinct single coil sound.Pair with the 59neck or Jazz neck model for a nicely balanced setup..Hand built inSanta Barbara, CA, the 59Custom Hybrid uses mismatched coils, an alnico5 bar magnet, nickel silver bottom plate, 4-conductor lead wire formultiple wiring options, and is vacuum wax potted for squeal-freeperformance.

Recommendedfor blues, rock, pop, and classic rock, the Seymour Duncan SH-16B sunique hybrid construction pairs a '59 screw coil with a Custom slugcoil for crisp, clear highs, powerful lows, and a complex midrangegrowl. Use it in the bridge position with any vintage-output neckhumbucker, such as the '59n or the Alnico II Pro. Suitable for anywell-balanced dual-humbucker guitar and it works equally well withmaple and rosewood fingerboards.


  • Combines sweet highs and clear lows with both clean and overdriven tones
  • Comes with mismatched coils and different wire gauges for this uniqueconfiguration
  • Suitable for any well-balanced dual-humbucker guitar and it works equally well with maple and rosewood fingerboards
SKU 11102-86-Z
Barcode # 800315038008
Brand Seymour Duncan
Unit Of Measure ea

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