K-Line guitars introduces a line of PAF humbuckers

After a reported seven years of research and development.

American guitar maker K-Line Guitars has launched a range of hand-wound PAF-style humbuckers.

The pickups join the brand’s already available Strat-, Tele-, and P-90-style pickups currently available from K-Line.in our catalog. K-Line says it put seven years of research and development into reverse-engineering vintage PAFs, to make humbuckers that are exact to the specifications of the originals, as well as their wind patterns and coil tension. PAFs are well known for their asymmetric coils that produce a very clear, snappy tone distinct to the vintage style.

Every pickup is wound by hand, one at a time, by K-Line guitar’s Chris Kroenlein. The in-house pickups come standard on all K-Line Guitars, as well as being available separately.


The pickups can be custom ordered with various specifications, including 7.2K, 7.6K, 8.0K, and 8.5K configurations. There’s also the choice between degaussed Alnico II, Alnico V and III magnets, and open double black, zebra, or covered nickel silver finishes. 49.2mm or F-Spaced configurations are also available by request.

The K-Line humbuckers list for $150 per pickup and can be purchased as a set or individually. Find out more over at k-lineguitars.com.