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Introducing the Defiance Humbucker by Planet Tone

A well balanced yet very powerful humbucker! Handcrafted to yield tonal perfection to the musician looking for power with a dynamic top end. Wound to yield the highest in tonal fidelity, the Defiance Humbucker is made with a tonal spectrum that is very rich in mid-range for a very full, thick and meaty tone. It's monstrous by definition, yet very articulate in response. The top end is very rich, luscious and comes through the mix extremely well. The bottom end is nice and chunky, perfect for crunch and drop tunings. In addition, because the Defiance Humbucker has an output of 16.75k with a double Allen pole construction, it responds well when used directly with today's modern high gain amplifiers. It's...

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Planet Tone is born from Nico’s USA Pickups!

What an incredible year 2016 was! The company saw marked growth and major acceptance as one of the premier winding companies in the world today. That growth was not without lessons. However, looking back on our year. We realized that we could do many more things better including the marketing of the pickups, our incredible artists and fine dealers worldwide. As a result, Nico’s USA has changed its name to Planet Tone! This bold change is very welcomed. It's a marked step forward to enhance and embolden our share in the pickup marketplace. So look for a bigger presence in 2017!!

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