Handmade American Pickups

Planet Tone features boutique handcrafted American pickups. Each pickup is carefully handmade to order by expert craftsman in Commerce City, Colorado, USA.


Premium Humbuckers

Hand crafted to yield the finest American tone. Our humbuckers are perfectly matched and offer our signature Prestige warm tone.

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American Single Coils

Made to offer the iconic and signature tone Strat® and Tele® guitars are known for. No matter your prefered pickup, you are guaranteed the best in tone.

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Precision Crafted P90s

Our pickups are crafted to growl like a high quality P90 should. Thick, meaty tone that is clear, warm and hi - fidelity. Simpy unparalleled.

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Custom Pickguards

You dream it, we make it. Expert soldered American made loaded prewired pickguards, fully custom to your specifications.

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The Evolution of Planet Tone

Re-Defining Boutique Pickups

Starting in 2008…

Our mission: Create pickups that offer the best tone available. From our humble beginnings in a small shop, we have evolved to deliver great tone to some of the finest artists in the industry today.

Quality and Tone Second to None

Our goal has always been to make a pickup that is the best available on the market today in craftsmanship, tonal quality and value.

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Custom Loaded Pickguards

You design it. We build it.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Send us a message below.

Where are your pickups made?

Planet Tone hand crafts all their premium pickups in Commerce City, Colorado, USA.

Planet Tone: Boutique or Production?

While we may appear to be a very large production company, we are a boutique winder with a new philosophy on winding. Boutique quality at real prices.

Do you ship worldwide?

Yes, we ship to all locations worldwide. For larger orders, request a custom shipping quote.

Do you make custom pickups?

Yes! Have a unique tone or configuration in mind? Contact us, and we will bring your special creation to reality!

What is the best way to choose a pickup?

So many choices! So many tones! We can help guide you to pick out the best tone possible for your playing style. Send us an email or call today!

How long does it take to get my pickups?

All pickups are made to order. Based on current volume and demand our average wait is 1-2 weeks on smaller, individual orders. Thank you for your patience and kind support!

Are you ready to experience tone?

Tired of your stock pickups? Or perhaps you are not satisfied with your current tone. Let us provide you with the best tone possible. Call or email today.

Planet Tone News

The latest tone tips, product news and info about our artists.

Planet Tone welcomes TTM Guitars

Planet Tone welcomes TTM Guitars to our family of builders! Makers of innovative and retro shred style guitars, TTM has been making guitars for over 20 years. Distributed worldwide, TTM has established itself with attractive guitars and an amazing roster of artists. In addition, TTM has common ties with Planet Tone with guitar greats Phoenix […]

Catching up with Scott Abene of TSK & Flight

Prog Rock is alive and well thanks to guitarists like Scott Abene! Planet Tone has been fortunate to work with amazing talent through the years and one of those gems, no doubt, is Mr. Abene. Not only is he incredibly fun to chat with, he is a wealth knowledge, not just in music, and comes […]

Tone Tips: Balancing The Output of Your Pickups

One of the questions we receive frequently is people wanting to know why one pickup sounds louder than another. You know, imbalanced pickup volumes. Perhaps you’ve experienced it or are dealing with it now. Some guitars have a pickup slightly imbalanced. The neck, middle or bridge pickups simply sounds louder than the rest. Or opposite, […]

Southern Heritage: The Blues & Rock Humbucker

Southern Rock has captivated the hearts of guitar fans everywhere. It’s the clashing of three passionate components – rock, blues and the South. If you are a fan of Southern Rock, names like Duane Allman, Warren Haynes, Dickey Betts and Derek Trucks – just to name a few – are something special. Not only are […]