Gibson P90 Soapbar Creme

PickupBefore Gibson developed the legendary PAF humbucker, the P90 Soap Bar single coil was built into most Gibsons as a standard pickup. In the 70s and 80s this classic was overlooked, but in recent years the Soapbar has experienced a renaissance in many guitars. An especially popular combination: mahogany guitar with P90. Nowadays hardly any manufacturers have such a model as part of their product range.

What many guitarists love about the P90 / 94: Open sound and dynamics of a single coil pickup along with the bite and (if desired) distortion of a humbucker. The ideal pickup for Blues-/Crunch-sound. In comparison to the original, the P90 has greater output. A very hot tip for slide guitarists as well!

  • SOAPBAR, The original
  • Manufactured since 1946
  • Single coil
  • Characteristics: much more output, more power, rough and dirty, ideal for blues and rock n roll
  • Alnico magnets
  • Colour: Cream

Further information

Wiring 2-Conductor
Output Medium
Cover Yes
Colour Cream
Position Bridge, Neck

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I purchased a pair of these,neck and bridge to convert a '91 all-gold Deluxe from its original Mini Humbuckers to P90's,wanting to keep it 100% Gibson even if modified...obviously I've done it in such a way as to be totally reversible and I've kept the minis but can't see myself ever switching back!....these P90's are just perfect,excellent string to string balance requiring little polepiece adjustment,quite low noise for a single coil,no squeal and super punch and clarity when clean turning to harmonically rich and deep crunch as the gain goes up...they work really well with pedals ranging from Tubescreamer to Big Muff to a pretty vicious BOSS FZ3 and handle very high gain with ease...
I was initially playing through a Blues Deluxe but also use the LP with SS amps and just love the sound of these! Full marks to Gibson on these!
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