Best PAF Pickups

It seems just about everyone is looking for the Best PAF . Virgil Arlo makes what many Pro players consider to be the Best PAF Humbucker. Many players have gone so far to pull out the vintage PAFs from their guitars from the 1950's and 1960's in favor of the tone a reliability Virgil Arlo Model 1959 PAF pickups.

The Virgil Arlo 1959 PAF Humbuckers are the secret weapon of top Touring & Session players all over the world, from Austin & Nashville to LA, NYC & beyond, some of the best pro's rely of the tone of their Arlo's for their main guitars.   

Best PAF Pickups - Tonal Characteristics

  • Clarity
  • Dynamics
  • Touch-Sensitive
  • Warmth

These characteristics perfectly describe the Virgil Arlo 1959 PAF Humbucker set & is the reason so many top pro's rely on them in their main guitars.

Watch the video below to experience first hand the tone of the best PAF style pickups made.

This Nashville based pro ripped out his vintage pickups from his 1959 ES-335 and upgraded his tone big time with the Virgil Arlo 1959 Set.

Best PAF Pickups - Virgil Arlo 59's

Virgil Arlo makes one type of Humbucker. It's called the model 1959 it;s based on some of the better of examples of vintage PAF's. This set of pickups is considered by all types of players to be the best paf humbuckers ever made from any era. There are players specializing in Blues, Rock, Jazz, Fusion, Country, Rockabilly, Classic Rock and even metal that swear by these pickups because of their warmth, clarity and dynamics

These days the market is flooded by pickup makers and they each make a bunch of PAF sets. Virgil Arlo makes what many pro's consider to be the perfect PAF Humbucker pickup. They like them so much they typically order several sets for all of their main guitars.

Best PAF Humbuckers - Music Styles

  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Fusion
  • Rockabilly
  • Country
  • Classic Rock

Virgil Arlo PAF Humbuckers are universally loved and considered the best pickups made because they cover just about any style. Most Virgil Arlo players have played dozen of different type of pickups before finding their tone with a set of the model 1959 pickups.





 Best PAF humbucker Pickups - top uses 

  1. 1950's Gibson Les Pauls w/ Virgil Arlo Pickups

  2. 1960's Gibson SG's w/ Virgil Arlo Pickup 

  3. Vintage ES-335's w/ Virgil Arlo Pickups

  4. Custom Shop Guitars

  5. Guitars from the 1980's and 1990's

  6. Modern Humbucker Guitars

  7. MIJ Copies

Best PAF Pickups