We’ve been getting great feeback from the Anthem PAF’s. People love the hand wound replicas, and the tones. We’ve been tweaking some recipe things with the Anthems and we will soon be releasing a special version of the Anthems sometime within the next few months. Similar winding patterns will be used, with some changes to … More Brian’s Blog: Anthem PAF Shots
Dom Polito of http://www.classicalbumslive.com recently joined the Porter artist family, and he’s been using a heavy relic set of Anthem PAF’s in his Gibson Les Paul. Dom is the director of the Zeppelin music, and the Anthems give him the tones he needs for the classic Page Tones. Here’s a video Dom did for us … More Brian’s Blog: Anthem PAF video from Artist Dom Polito
We’ve recently hooked up with LA musician and producer Doug Grean, who’s been playing with Scott Weiland on some of his christmas shows. Doug’s playing a Hagstrom Archtop and came to us looking for a custom tone for this specific gig and sound. Doug put in two Smooth Humbuckers in the Archtop and, and new … More Brian’s Blog: Porter Smooth Humbuckers Live!
Internet gear review dude, Gearmanndude has been rocking the Porter Standard Tele set for a few months, now and has recently shot a clean and dirty video of the pickups, playing through the positions and different licks. The Porter Standard tele set was the first tele set released by Porter, and we’ve had great feedback … More Brian’s Blog: New Video Reviews from Gearmanndude
UPDATES ADDED JUNE 20th 2015. Updates in BOLD. We wanted to add some information to this to help you further determine if new pickups could be right for you. We get a lot of requests about which pickups we’d recommend from our line and upgrading stock pickups in various guitars. One of the things I … More Brian’s Blog: Is my guitar a candidate for new pickups?
We’re getting into the SSH and HSH pickup configurations really soon. One of the great things I discovered about my 1998 American Standard Strat is that it’s got the “Swimming Pool” route underneath the pickguard. It’s not only a good playing guitar, it makes for the Perfect test guitar for new pickups and pickup combinations. … More Brian’s Blog: Testing HSH, and the demo strat.
“Scratch and dent” sale time! These are pickups that have been installed in demo guitars, or did not pass inspection visually, or were out on demo to guitar shops and builders. If you aren’t obsessive with a little wear and tear, you can get these for a screaming deal. (They are going to get beat … More Scratch and Dent Sale!