Pfalz goes Black Forest
A customer from the Black Forest asked me to build a replica of a Peter Florance TE-50s Telecaster set. Peter Florance's pickups have a very good reputation and the pickup set he sent me for reference sounded very good indeed. "Cloning" pickups is always a difficult task. Often you don't know exactly which materials were used in the construction, and in the end, especially with smaller manufacturers, there is a lot of manual work involved, which in the end influences the sound of the pickup.
So I tried my luck and the customer was more than satisfied with the result. You can hear the result here:
The customer liked the pick-up set so much that he ordered a second, under-wrapped set from me. You can hear the result here: