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Gibson P-90 Single Coil with Soapbar Cover Pickup

First introduced in the early 1950s, Gibson’s legendary P90 singlecoil pickup produced a raw powerful tone that helped define the blues and rock and roll in their formative years.


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Today, the P90’s traditional combination of high output and brilliant tone is still considered a favorite among many top musicians. Known by such familiar nicknames as the "Soapbar" and the "Cobalt," the P90 still cuts through any type of music, all while displaying amazing tonal sensitivity for everything from blues and rock to mellow jazz riffs. It’s perfect as a vintage replacement, and features vintage, braided two-conductor wiring. It’s also fully wax potted to eliminate any chance of unwanted microphonic feedback.

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Output: 9.1
Position: Both
Magnet: Alnico V
Wiring: 4-Conductor
Details: '50 Historic tone, warm and soulful

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The P-90 is what Gibson had before the humbucker, and they have been doing it right from day one. The Gibson P-90's are not as fat as most other ones, but do have a distinct woody and midrange-y characteristic not found in most other P-90's. I really like the vintage tones that you can get from these by putting them in just about any P-90 routed guitar. My favorite instrument with Gibson P-90's is the Blueshawk. The hollow body combined with a varitone switch and Gibson's P-90's give you the perfect blues tone with a million different options. For a pickup from such a well-known company as Gibson, these are relatively cheap. Give one a try if you are looking for some P-90's in your life! Sam Ash Employee Review

Clay Murphy

Castleton, IN

P-90 Single Coil with Soapbar Cover Pickup

5.0 1


Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product.  The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

About Gibson:
As one of the most legendary names in music, Gibson guitars have made their way into the hands of countless players ranging from beginners all the way through to some of the world's most iconic players like Slash, Jimmy Page, and Ace Frehley... just to name a few. Sam Ash is proud to be an authorized Gibson dealer, where we carry everything from the more traditional models like the Gibson Les Paul and SG to the more obscure guitars like the Gibson Explorer, Firebird, and Flying V. Trying to find the Gibson guitar of your dreams? Whether you're a budding guitarist, a seasoned pro, or somewhere in between, the knowledgeable musicians on the Sam Ash team are here to help you find your perfect instrument. Give us a call at 1-877-701-5592 and speak to an expert today!

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