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Finding Tone with Jeff Potts

We switched out the stock Ibanez pickups in Jeff Potts’ guitar with some Nordstrand NVH Pickups.  So what’s the difference?  Check it out!   About the tone of Jeff Potts’ NVH This is a hot-rodded version of a traditional humbucker with an Alnico V bar magnet. It is slightly overwound … Continue reading

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Nordstrand Video Archive

Over the past several years we’ve put together dozens of bass demo videos documenting the latest happenings at the shop, demos of pickups and instruments, videos about building guitars and basses, discussions and jamming with some of our favorite players and videos about the creative process as a whole. There’s … Continue reading

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Gary Wicks (Manhattan Transfer) Visit

A few pictures and a link for this update episode. Gary Wicks from the Manhattan Transfer came by the shop a few weeks ago to get some Big Singles and a 2B preamp installed in his bass. Here are some photos:   Check out the following links to read more … Continue reading

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Humcancelling Strat Pickups and Shop Move

It has been some time since the last update! From here on out, our news should be more regular, as we have a bit of work to do cleaning up our space on the web! Please bear with us during this transition phase if any internet issues come up, and … Continue reading

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