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Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®

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£369.00
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£369.00

A Collaboration between Lambertones & ObsidianWire // The Lambertones Custom Loaded Pickguard

Super Easy, Solder-less Install

  • Lambertones Loaded Pickguard
  • Built with Obsidian® Pro-Wired™ Electronics
  • Your choice of Lambertones pickups
  • Fully shielded pro-grade Obsidian® pickguard

Custom Shop: Built to Order

Fast Build Time: Ships in 2-4 Business Days

Express Shipping Available: DHL Express

Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®
ObsidianWire prewired pickguard with 1 ply black and parchment white knobs and pickup covers
Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®
Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®
Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®

You Design It, We Build It...

Lambertones Loaded Pickguard for Strat®

A Collaboration between Lambertones & ObsidianWire // The Lambertones Custom Loaded Pickguard

Super Easy, Solder-less Install

  • Lambertones Loaded Pickguard
  • Built with Obsidian® Pro-Wired™ Electronics
  • Your choice of Lambertones pickups
  • Fully shielded pro-grade Obsidian® pickguard

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The Wiring

Option 1. SSS // ObsidianWire™ Custom Blender for Strat®

  • Stratocaster Blender Mod
  • Play Neck + Bridge Pickups Together
  • Master Tone
  • Master Volume

With a master volume and master tone control the Custom Blender Harness packs your traditional Strat® tones into a smaller space, leaving the third tone control free.

This becomes the blender control, adding the ability to blend the neck and bridge pickups in together. This is amazing for adding a range of musical mids to your lead tone (like the bell like effects David Gilmour gets in his signature Strat) or for adding some twang to your rhythm, just like you find in the middle position on a Tele®. When you need a complete wall of sound, you can even mix all three pickups together by flicking the five way switch to position 2 or 4

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Option 2. HSS // Custom Lambertones HSS for Strat®

  • A Lambertones // ObsidianWire™ Collab.
  • Custom built for HSS Strat®
  • TUNABLE SPLIT COIL (for fuller single coil sounds)
  • Pickup Matched Tone Controls (500k & 250k)
  • IGNEOS™ Firm Grip Pots
  • Fits Fender® HSS Strat®
  • Fits Squier® HSS Strat® with Adjustments

The Custom Lambertones HSS is the result of a design collaboration between Lambertones Pickups, and ObsidianWire, with a TUNABLE SPLIT COIL control for your humbucker, and Obsidians new range of super sturdy, 'Firm Grip' IGNEOS™ tone and volume controls.

The Pickups

Option 1. SSS // Lambertones Triple Shot

Based on John Mayer's favorite 1964 vintage Strat, but with enhanced clarity and consistency. Alnico magnets paired with a unique wire and tension combination produce beautifully smooth and velvety lead lines. The Triple Shot features a slightly chunky and springy low-end, clean and crisp highs, massive quack in positions 2/4, and all without a heavy and overbearing mid-range.

Neck 3.6k / Mid 4.15k / Bridge 3.95k DCR

Option 2. HSS // Lambertones Triple Shot & Grinder

The Triple Shot set as above with the upgrade to a Lambertones 'Grinder' humbucker in the bridge (Nickel Cover)

The GRINDER is higher output, and has been compared to a vintage P.A.F. with a modern flare. The GRINDER pushes breakup at the source while still maintaining incredible note articulation.

Neck 3.6k / Mid 4.15k / 6.05k (AlNiCo VIII)

The Look

Choose your favorite pickguard and knob combo.

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Check out some of our favorite combos Here

The Install

Solderless Loaded Pickguard Install

Solderless Install

All Obsidian® loaded pickguards allow for a quick and easy solderless install using our own solderless Pro-Wired™ Electronics

Fitting

Loaded Pickguards (for Strat)

Obsidian® loaded pickguards for Stratocaster® are made to fit modern Fender Strat® bodies with 11 hole pickguards perfectly. Other bodies including Squier, import and after market type guitars may need adjustments to routing, or screw hole placement. 

  • Mounting Hole Pattern: Modern Fender 11 hole
  • Control Cavity Routing: Fits genuine Fender Stratocaster
    Other guitars may need adjustment
  • Cavity depth: Minimum 34mm (1.26”)
    7-Way wiring always require full depth cavity around tone controls
  • Pickup Cavity Routing: Check pickup compatibility before ordering. Humbucker loaded pickguards require full size humbucker routing.

Control Plates (for Tele)

Obsidian® loaded control plates for Telecaster® are made to fit modern Fender Tele® bodies perfectly. Other bodies including Squier, import and after market type guitars may need adjustments to routing, or screw hole placement. 

  • Mounting Hole Spacing: 150mm from center to center
  • Control Cavity Routing: Fits genuine Fender Telecaster
    Other guitars may need adjustment
  • Cavity depth: Minimum 34mm (1.26”)
    7-Way wiring always require full depth cavity around tone controls
  • Pickups: ObsidianWire Pro-Wired Electronics are generally made for standard two wire pickups.

    For different wire types select the Custom Universal harness. the Custom 4-Way harness requires a three wire neck pickup, or a solder join to add a new wire.

Control Plates (for Jazz Bass)

Obsidian® loaded control plates for Jazz Bass® are made to fit modern Fender Jazz Bass® bodies perfectly. Other bodies including Squier, import and after market type guitars may need adjustments to routing, or screw hole placement. 

  • Control Cavity Routing: Fits genuine Fender Jazz Bass
    Other guitars may need adjustment - Minimum // width 24mm - length 128mm - depth 30mm
  • Pickups: Electronics are made for standard two wire pickups. Other pickups may require modification or soldering.

The Shipping

ObsidianWire Custom Shop Item:

This item is part of our Custom Shop range, built to order, one at a time in Christchurch New Zealand.

Build Time: 5 - 10 Business Days

We aim to build all custom shop orders within 5 - 10 business days (excludes weekends and public holiday). If we expect any delays we will let you know as soon as possible.

Shipping: Ships direct from Christchurch, New Zealand

All custom shop items ship direct from Christchurch, New Zealand. Please allow extra time for International shipping. Check for additional info on our shipping policies below

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Customer Reviews

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brett burlison (Lyme, US)

Custom Shop: Loaded Pickguard for Strat® (SSS)

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Liam Howard (Brisbane, AU)

Custom Shop: Loaded Control Plate for Tele®

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Raphael R. (Geneva, CH)
It sucks....

...that i now don't know what to do with my other guitars that don't have this upgrade!

Just kidding, i love them! The overall tone, 7-way switch and included treble bleed mod are exceptional and a lot of fun! Installing was incredibly easy!

Absolutely recommend it!

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James Russell (Chadds Ford, US)
Amazing tone

I really love the look and sound of this!

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Michael A
Squire Strat Upgrade

I purchased loaded pickguard with Tonerider TRS1 Pure Vintage for a Squire Stratocaster (SSS). The installation took about 45 minutes (add time for cleaning/re-stringing). This is a super easy install/upgrade and my guitar looks and sounds great (much improved).

Pro-Wired™ Pickguards & Control Plates

  • Solderless Install

    Quick & Easy install using with Obsidian® solderless wiring

  • Custom Built

    You choose the specs, and we build it for you, right here in our Custom Shop.

  • Pro-Grade

    World class components and build quality for world class tone and durability