Best Strat Pickups

It seems everyone is looking for the Best Strat pickups. Virgil Arlo makes what many Touring and Session players consider to be the Best Strat pickups ever made. Many players have gone so far to pull out the vintage pickups from their guitars from the 1950's and 1960's in favor of the tone a reliability Virgil Arlo Strat Model 1954 pickups.

The Virgil Arlo Strat pickups are the secret weapon of top Pro's all over the globe, from Nashville and Austin to NYC, LA and beyond, top working pro's rely of the tone of Virgil Arlo pickups for their main working guitars.     

Best Strat Pickups - Tonal Characteristics

  • Warmth
  • Clarity
  • Dynamics
  • Touch-Sensitive

These characteristics perfectly describe the Virgil Arlo Strat pickup 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 strat pickups made.

Best Strat Pickups - Virgil Arlo 54's

Virgil Arlo makes one type of Strat pickup. It's called the model 1954. Not because its based on a certain year. 1954 was the first year for the Strat and that is why it's called the 1954 model. This set of pickups is considered by all types of players to be the best pickups ever made in 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 several Strat sets. Virgil Arlo makes what many pro's consider to be the perfect pickup. They like them so much they typically order several sets for all of their main working guitars.

Best Strat Pickups - Music Styles

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

Virgil Arlo Strat pickups are consider 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 1954 pickups.


Best Strat Pickups by Virgil Arlo Video Review

 Best Strat Pickups - top uses 

  1. 1950's Vintage Strats w/ Virgil Arlo Pickups

  2. 1960's Vintage Strat's w/ Virgil Arlo Pickups

  3. 1970's Vintage Strat's w/ Virgil Arlo Pickups

  4. Custom Shop Strat's

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

  6. Modern Strat's

  7. MIJ Strats 

  8. MIM Strat's

Best Strat Pickups