Pegcity’s Fatboy Specials are high output coils with some serious grunt and snarl. For those that want to push their single coil equipped guitars to new heights. The higher output coil results in more midrange punch and higher compression. The Fatboy Specials are loud, aggressive, dynamic, yet clean up nicely when the volume is rolled off. The bridge and middle pickups have a steel plate attached to give just a little more punch.
The Fatboy are high output but don't be fooled, These are very versatile pickups. From country to metal, jazz, blues, you name it the Fatboy Specials got you covered.
High output coils boosting lower mids for extra grunt.
Important consideration: Due to the high output of the Fatboy coils, You may want to use a higher value potentiometer. 300k or 500k would help to restore a small amount of the highs that are reduced by the high dc resistance.
RWRP middle pickup for hum cancelling
Wax potted for squeal free operation
Steel baseplate added to bridge and middle position to boost inductance for extra tight bass and slightly more pronounced mids.
Upgraded my Strat with this neck pickup and instantly fell in love. As guitarists we use so many funny adjectives to describe our sought after tones. Kris was able to take these adjectives and find me a pickup that perfectly suited my needs. The Fatboy neck opens up the tone, clearly outlining upper harmonics and punch in the mids. Add some gain and doesn't lose definition in a mix.
Pick ups are very well built and packaged with care. Kris is an absolute legend of his craft as well as customer service.
I recently added a Fatboy Special neck pickup to one of my main guitars, and was blown away by its clarity and silky smooth sound. On high gain its crystal clear and articulate, on clean it has a beautiful presence and projection. Highly suggested to anyone who values a well rounded, clean neck tone!
These pickups are well-built and sound amazing. Whether clean, overdriven or heavily distorted, they are easily my favourite sounding strat pickups out of the variety that I own, which includes some from the Fender Custom Shop. These ones replaced a noiseless set and I’m very happy with the change. While they are my first set of Peg City pickups, they’re definitely not my last.