Bright, punchy, and aged to perfection, the Antiquity II Surfer
for Strat Set captures all the classic singe coil tones from the 60’s.
Take your Stratocaster on a ride through decades of seminal
genre defining tones from rock, surf, country and blues with the
Antiquity II Surfer Set.
The Antiquity II Surf Neck provides that smooth and
chimey bounciness that only a Stratocaster can produce. Our specially
calibrated alnico 5 rod magnets and custom scatter wound coil give the
treble attack a subtle sweetness without losing any of the harmonic
The middle pickup in the set is RW/RP for the perfect hum-free cluck in the 2 and 4 positions.
Antiquity II Surf for Strat Custom Bridge pickup is wound to have extra
midrange and output for a more versatility. We wind these 50% hotter for
more mids, and then slightly soften the treble attack by degaussing the
alnico 5 rod magnets. It cuts through the mix much more easily than a
traditional Strat bridge pickup, while still retaining that classic
Stratocaster tonal character. Solos will jump out more musically, and
chords will ring with the perfect amount of midrange sparkle.
built in our Custom Shop, each pickup is aged to look and sound like a
1960s original. We use vintage correct blue/yellow cloth pushback lead
wire, light gray bottom flatwork, and custom aged covers for just the
right look. They are all lacquered and wax potted.