For all you folks who want it right down to the last detail -- have we got
something for you.
We've all seen the vintage restoration projects and
modified guitars that are missing their original pickups. Sure, you
can buy new toasters to fill the holes -- and fine pickups they are -- but
that one-size-fits-all backing plate just doesn't look right to the
discerning eye and the detail-oriented.
What to do? Check us out, of course. Hot off the presses,
we're happy to offer vintage-style backing plates to bring your pickups
back to spec. These precision aluminum parts are drop in
replacements for the factory plate, and virtually indistinguishable from a
We offer two styles of plates: the solid plate used on the very first
flat-back toasters, and the later version used on the classic toasters
from the late 50s through early 70s. Even better, both styles are
available for surface-mount pickups (as shown in the pictures) or with
threaded mounting holes for use on a 400-series guitar or a bass.
For looks, quality, and accuracy: there is simply no other choice for
The mid-50s flat-back:
The classic late-50s-60s backing plate: