We hand-build pickups for guitar, bass, and anything else you may need a pickup for. Since 1985 we’ve been seeking out the most innovative ways to perfect that nuanced tone or recreate a sound you thought had been lost somewhere in 1963…


Our Story

We are a small, dedicated team devoted to hand-crafting the best pickups in the world. We put love and attention into each and every detail of our pickups to give you that perfect tone. Hearing your notes come through our copper wound magnets makes our world go round.

MEET Curtis & the Team

From the Journal

Hi Curtis, they sound fantastic mate! I played the Tele through a Fender Princeton Blackface and it rocks!! – Fred Fairbrass

Right Said Fred

It sounds insanely good, and I am extremely happy with the purchase. Curtis Novak, you rock. Hard. I mean every word of it. Thanks for your fine work and a great product! – Ron Thompson

Little Joe Blue, John Lee Hooker, Lowell Fulson, Etta James and Big Mama Thornton.

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Have a question about windings, covers or just want to shoot the breeze? Pick up the phone and call 760.820.4434 or just hit us up here!

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