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Wilkinson Guitar Parts

Wilkinson Guitar Parts & Hardware

Trevor Wilkinson Vintage Guitars

High performance, low cost guitar and bass hardware designed by the UK’s leading guitar guru
– Trev Wilkinson.

Wilkinson brings many years of expertise and engineering knowledge to a new range of guitar and bass hardware.
 
These new designs may be LOW in price but they are BIG on features and function.
 
Wilkinson guitar and bass hardware was established 20 years ago in California and its simple, functional, user friendly designs have become "standards of the industry". 

They are demanded by professional players and discerning guitar companies around the world.
 
This new range pays homage to the more ‘traditional’ styles of the past but, by utilising many of the features of the unique Wilkinson designs, we feel that they are unsurpassed in tone, style and function. Extra special attention has been paid to all key areas of the manufacturing process.
 
Whether you are building a ‘vintage style’ instrument or a new ‘cutting edge design’ guitar or bass, you will find the answer to your hardware choice here in this comprehensive catalogue.

Wilkinson parts are fitted as standard on Electric & Bass guitars. 

 

Wilkinson Single Coil Pickup

WVSN Neck – £34.99

WVSM Middle – £34.99      WVSB Bridge – £35.99

A very accurate replica of a 60's style pickup.
 
Staggered polepieces with chamfered Alnico V magnets. Chamfering the polepieces focuses the magnetic field giving good highs but still allowing some mids to come through to stop the pickup sounding thin. Middle pickup is reverse wound/reverse polarity. Bridge pickup
is slightly overwound for better balance.

Wilkinson Single Coil Pickup

WHSN Neck – £34.99 

WHSM Middle – £34.99      WHSB Bridge – £35.99

Higher output version of the WVS.
 
Non-staggered flat polepieces, ideal if you use a lot of effects. Featuring Alnico V magnets, the WHS pickups are rich in harmonics and natural sustain.  Neck and middle pickups make the best choice for balance if you are running a Humbucker in the bridge position on your guitar. Bridge pickup slightly overwound for better balance.

Wilkinson Single Coil Pickup

WVTN Neck (covered) – £36.99      WVTB Bridge (covered) – £37.99

A matched pair of early 60's voiced pickups. This classic combination has been used for the last 40 years to create all styles of music from Country to Rock, Blues and even Jazz. Bridge pickup has raised polepieces for that extra bite.

Wilkinson Humbucking Pickup

WHHBN Neck – £27.99      WHHBB Bridge – £27.99

Open coil style Humbucker with a higher output than the WVC. Harmonically rich with tight lower frequency response. Special windings with ceramic magnets give good highs without sounding thin.  Nickel silver backing plates complete this high quality pickup.

Wilkinson Humbucking Pickup

WVHZN Neck – £37.99      WVHZB Bridge – £37.99

Whilst the original spec for Humbucker bobbins was black, a shortage of these items on the production line in the 1950’s resulted in bobbins being sourced in "virgin" material (ivory coloured plastic), hence when guitarists started to remove their brass covers, they discovered that some guitars contained what have become known as "Zebra pickups". Some people believe these are the best sounding humbuckers ever. I just think they look great, and by using the same windings as our WVC pickup, they are as authentic sounding as anything currently available.

Wilkinson Humbucking Pickup

WVCNCR Neck (chrome) – £52.99      WVCBCR Bridge (chrome) – £52.99
WVCNGD
Neck (gold) – £58.99      WVCBGD Bridge (gold) – £58.99
WVCNN
Neck (nickel) – £58.99      WVCNB Bridge (nickel) – £52.99

A true classic pickup, wound to the same specification as given to Trevor Wilkinson by the creator of the humbucking pickup design, Seth Lover himself. This is an accurate a PAF-style pickup as is available today.

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Wilkinson Special Pickups

W90N Neck – £39.99
W90M
Middle – £39.99
W90B Bridge – £39.99
W90SKN
Stacked Neck – £39.99
W90SKB
Stacked Bridge – £39.99

The P90 style of pickup has seen a resurgence in its popularity during the last few years, as players have really come to appreciate its unique tone. The W90 delivers a fatter sound similar to a humbucker, but retains the brightness and clarity of a single coil unit.
The W90SK is a stacked version of the W90 passive ceramic magnet unit. With black covers, the stacked W90SK offers improved hum cancelling response.

Wilkinson Special Pickups


WMSHN
Neck – £29.99      WMSHB Bridge – £29.99

Available in black only, these full size humbucking pickups are passive, ceramic magnet units, designed for neck and bridge position placement. They feature individually adjustable polepieces for balanced and accurate string response.

Wilkinson Special Pickups

WMSSNB Neck/Middle – £24.99

This single coil pickup is a passive, ceramic magnet unit, suitable for neck and middle position placement. Features adjustable polepieces for improved accurate individual string response.

Wilkinson Special Pickups

WMC301NCR Neck (chrome) – £38.99
WMC301BCR
Bridge (chrome) – £38.99
WMC301NGD
Neck (gold) – £42.99
WMC301BGD
Bridge (gold) – £42.99

These versatile narrow field humbuckers, with Alnico V magnets, have a sound all of their own. The perfect cross between the high end of a single coil and the warmth of a humbucker, with the added bonus of ‘no noise’.
Available with either chrome or gold cover options, complete with their own black collar surrounds.

Wilkinson Special Pickups

WC90NP90 Single Coil – Neck– £49.99
WC90B
P90 Single Coil – Bridge – £49.99

If you’re a fan of the P90 pickup but prefer the look of the polished nickel covers on the units fitted to some of the classic late 50’s/60’s and onward semi-acoustic electric guitars, then the Wilkinson P90 is also available in neck and bridge formats with a smart nickel cover, with the classic ‘dog ear’ pickup mountings.

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Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WBP – £37.99

Alnico V magnets and original spec dimensions give this pickup set a warmly authentic tone and sound. Offering a correctly-voiced medium output which is rich in harmonics, the WBP units deliver full hum-cancelling performance.

Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WPBE500 – £28.99

Designed for the traditional P-style of bass guitar, the WPBE500 is an active, ceramic magnet unit offering a good combination of warm tones, responsive performance and no-noise output.

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Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WBJBF Neck – £36.99      WBJBR Bridge – £36.99

Sized for front or rear for the correct retro-fit into your existing instrument, these impressive pickups give you the full spectrum of sounds you would expect from a high quality bass guitar.
Full toned, with crisp and clear note detail.

Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WJBE900F Front – £26.99      WJBE900R Rear – £26.99

These active, covered J-style pickups, accurately designed for ease of retro-fit, feature ceramic magnets for optimum performance and tone.

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Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WSM4 4 String – £37.99      WSM5 5 String – £37.99

Large double-row polepiece design for this humbucking bass pickup, available for either 4 or 5-string active bass guitars, offer a big-toned output. Featuring ceramic magnets, these pickups have a high
harmonic content reinforced with fat and funky bass tones.

Wilkinson Bass Pickups

WSME4 Active – £37.99

An active, fully covered pickup specially designed for the full range output of contemporary 4-string bass guitars. An active pickup which offers full-toned high-response performance and no-noise output.

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WKA400 Active EQ System – £52.99
Whether building your own bass guitar or upgrading the EQ system in your existing instrument, the high spec Wilkinson WKA400 EQ system is the complete answer. Features all circuitry detailing, cabling, connections and 4-control setup for a contemporary 9v-powered active Volume, Bass, Treble and Pickup Balance application.




Designed to work on guitars of all styles E-Z-Lok™ machineheads are the ultimate in the quest for perfect tuning stability.

Unlike ordinary tuners, each E-Z-Lok post has two holes.
This simple concept transforms each tuner into the tuner you want it to be. Want to string conventionally?
Then OK, do it! Want to change the tension over the nut? OK, use the upper hole to decrease the tension, use the lower hole to increase the tension.

Want to stay in tune when using a Vibrato/Tremolo system? Then OK, you can do this too.
Eliminating the wraps around a tuner post is a must do when using a vibrato system.

Thread the string through either the top or bottom hole, pull the string tight and make a wrap around the post then thread the remaining string through the second hole. Pull tight again and you now have a locking tuning key.

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Select the desired string angle over the nut and pass string through the upper or lower hole in tuner post. Pull the string tight, make a 90˚ bend in the string as it exits the post. Make one wrap of the string around the post
(thinner strings such as the high E & B may benefit from two wraps).
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Pass the remaining length of string through the other hole in tuner post and pull tight. Trim off the excess string and tune to pitch.
Stretch string and re-tune.
 
 

 

Wilkinson Tuners
Wilkinson Tuners
Wilkinson Tuners

WJ01CR Chrome – £34.99
WJ01GD
Gold – £51.99
Contemporary flat sided button with sealed housing and 45¾ fixing tag. 3+3.

WJ05CR Chrome – £34.99
WJ05BK
Black – £38.99
Classic mini oval vintage button with sealed housing and 45¾ fixing tag. 6-in-line.
E-Z-LOK™

WJ07CR Chrome – £34.99
WJ07BK
Black – £37.99
Contemporary flat sided mini button with sealed housing and 45¾ fixing tag. 6-in-line.
E-Z-LOK™


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Wilkinson Tuners
WJ807GD Gold – £24.99
Contemporary flat sided mini button with sealed housing
and 45¾ fixing, no screw, no tag. 6-in-line.

E-Z-LOK™
WJ44CR Green/Chrome – £37.99
WJ44CRCH
Cream/Chrome – £37.99
WJ44CRGD
Cream/Gold – £52.99
WJ44GD
Green/Gold – £52.99
Wilkinson Deluxe tulip style, 3+3 individual tuning keys,
with aged buttons. 3+3.

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Wilkinson Tuners

WJ15CR Chrome – £35.99
Wilkinson Deluxe direct replacement for vintage 3+3 on a strip, mini oval button style tuners. 3+3.


Wilkinson Tuners

WJ55CR Chrome – £39.99        WJ55GD Gold – £51.99
Wilkinson Deluxe individual 6-in-line
with classic mini oval vintage buttons.

E-Z-LOK™

Wilkinson Tuners

WJ55SCR Chrome – £39.99
Wilkinson Deluxe “6-on-a-strip” in line,
with classic mini oval vintage style buttons.

E-Z-LOK™


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Wilkinson Tuners

WJ303CR Chrome – £35.99        WJ303GD Gold – £51.99
Wilkinson Classic "Kidney Bean" Buttons. Sealed. 3+3.

Wilkinson Tuners

WJ309CR Chrome – £35.99        WJ309GD Gold – £51.99
Wilkinson Deco Style Buttons. Sealed Tuners. 3+3.


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Wilkinson Tuners

WJ28NCR Chrome – £37.99        WJ28NGD Gold – £51.99
Wilkinson Acoustic/Western Open Tuners. 3+3.

Wilkinson Bass Tuners

WJB650CR Chrome – £43.99
WJB650BK
Black – £44.99
WJB650GD
Gold – £62.99
Ultra smooth action with full size base plates.
Vintage style tuning keys. 2+2.

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Wilkinson Bass Tuners
Wilkinson Bass Tuners

WJBL175CR Chrome – £38.99
Ultra smooth action with full size base plates.
Vintage ‘elephant ear’ style tuning keys.
4-in-line. A smaller bass plate size allows 3 +1 configurations.

WJBL200CR Chrome – £43.99
Direct replacement for P and J basses, ultra smooth action with full size base plates. Vintage ‘elephant ear’ style tuning keys.
4-in-line.



Wilkinson Vibrato Systems Wilkinson Vibrato Systems

WVCR Chrome – £39.99
WVCSBCR
Steel Block – £44.99
WVCR-LH
ChromeLeft Hand – £39.99

WVCD Distressed – £49.99

WVC
Since its introduction in 1954, this classic design is the most copied guitar vibrato bridge ever.  The design is so simple and eminently usable it is a challenge to improve on it, but improve it we did!

Faithfully reproducing the size and weight of the original, this is a direct retro-fit for the "real thing" but with the added benefit of a push-in vibrato arm (rather than the troublesome original screw-in type).

We also staggered the string holes in the sustain block allowing the strings to follow the natural intonation line of the saddles, keeping the strings' "angle of attack" over the saddle's intonation point more consistent, eliminating annoying string "hang-up" giving unrivalled tuning stability.

Completing the assembly are the bent steel saddles built from the same gauge steel as the originals to retain the "vintage sparkle" that this bridge has become famous for.


WVC SB
All the features of the WVC with the added benefit of a
SOLID STEEL sustain block, a feature never before available in a vibrato bridge at this price point.

WV2CR Chrome – £47.99
WV2SBCR
Steel Block – £49.99

WV2
Two pivot screws are considered by some to give a better fulcrum action than the six screw "classic design". If this is your choice then this is the "vintage" bridge for you. This bridge is supplied with pivot posts that utilise inserts to give them the structural stability needed when only two fulcrum posts are used. Adjustable for height, this bridge can be "Floated" above the guitar body for ultra smooth vibrato effects. Push-in vibrato arm, vintage spec bent steel saddles and "stagger drilled" block are all featured on this model.

WV2 SB
Same specifications as the WV2 but with
a SOLID STEEL sustain block.

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Wilkinson Vibrato Systems

WVP2CR Chrome – £54.99

WVP
The exclusive Wilkinson Wave knife edge design gives this sleek bridge the smoothest action of any fulcrum vibrato available anywhere, at any price! Features include a stamped steel heat hardened top plate. Solid stainless steel saddles. Push-in arm and Wilkinson design stagger-drilled block for unrivalled tuning stability. A truly ultra modern look with classic values.

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WV6CR Chrome – £39.99
WV6SBCR
Steel Block – £49.99

WV6
Providing a bridge which offered the unsurpassed "tone transfer" of a 6-screw pivot system but with the smooth fulcrum action of a 2 pivot set-up was a challenge we could not resist.
By utilising the unique Wilkinson "5+1" knife-edges it is now possible. One hole to locate the vibrato laterally whilst the remaining 5 elongated slots eliminate the chance of screws binding in the holes, resulting in a "return to original position" second to none! Push-in vibrato arm, vintage spec bent steel saddles, and "stagger drilled" block are also included on this model.

WVPCR Chrome – £52.99
WVPGD
Gold – £69.99
WVPCSBCR
Steel Block – £56.99

WVPC
A modern twist on the classic design. Ultra smooth under a player's hand, with a sleek, low-profile surround restricting the sideways movement of the SOLID STAINLESS STEEL saddles, the WVP range of vibratos is the ultimate in comfort and performance. Ideally suited to more contemporary guitar designs, this family of bridges looks far more expensive than it is.
Features include a stamped steel "heat hardened" top plate with
6-screw pivot mounting. Push-in arm and Wilkinson design
"stagger-drilled" block for unrivalled tuning stability.

WVPC SB
A solid steel sustain block creates the ultimate WVPC bridge.

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Wilkinson Vibrato Wilkinson Vibrato

WVS50K Chrome – £51.99

WVS50
Featuring the exclusive Wilkinson knife edge design, these precision-machined vibrato systems feature steel base plates, push-in arms and 'locked-down' ultra smooth stainless steel saddles for perfect 'return to zero' performance every time.

WVS5011K Chrome – £59.99

WVS50
Featuring the exclusive Wilkinson knife edge design, these precision-machined vibrato systems feature steel base plates, push-in arms and 'locked-down' ultra smooth stainless steel saddles for perfect 'return to zero' performance every time.

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WVP6CR Chrome – £54.99
WVP6SBCR
Steel Block – £59.99

WVP6
A 6-screw vintage-style system but with the smooth fulcrum action of a 2 pivot set-up. The unique Wilkinson "5+1" knife-edge eliminates the chance of screws binding in the holes, resulting in a "return to original position" second to none! Push-in vibrato arm, stainless steel saddles, and "stagger drilled" block make this an ideal upgrade for your old vintage bridge.
WVP6 SB
Solid steel sustain block version of the WVP6.

WTBCR Chrome – £32.99
WTBD
Distressed Chrome – £42.99

WTB
This classic 3-saddle design has been around for over 50 years and is still regarded as the ultimate "Tone machine". Now with the staggered brass saddles, we have achieved individual string intonation never before available in a design of this type. The baseplate is a faithful reproduction of the original and is steel – this is very important in a bridge of this style due to the effect it has on the magnetic field of the pickup mounted in it.

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Wilkinson Vibrato Systems
Wilkinson Bridge

WBBCCR Chrome – £22.99
WBBCBK
Black – £22.99
WBBCCR-LH
Chrome – Left hand – £22.99


WBBC
This bass guitar bridge is a perfect example of the saying, "less is more". Authentic barrel-style brass saddles mounted on the correct gauge bent steel baseplate creates the perfect reproduction vintage bass bridge, as fitted to the original instruments. Whether you are looking to replace your existing bridge or creating a handmade instrument, this should be your first choice for "classic tone".

GTBLCR Aluminium – £29.99

GTB
This style of "wrap-over" guitar bridge/tailpiece combination has seen a resurgence of popularity in the last few years.
Its appeal and sound quality lie in the simplicity of the original design. However, individual string intonation left a little to be desired. Now with the addition of a movable G and B saddle, many different string gauges can be perfectly tuned to make your guitar sound even better.

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