Z-Core 5 Modern Set™

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Z-Core 5 Modern Set™

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In This Set

  • Bridge: Z-Core Modern 5™ (ZMD5)
  • Middle: Z-Core Vintage Hot 5™ (ZVH5)
  • Neck: Z-Core Vintage Hot 5™ (ZVH5)

Recommended Controls Kits

  • Kit #1: (3) CTS 500k audio taper pots
  • Kit #1A: (2) CTS 500k audio taper pots, (1) 250k no load tone pot
  • Kit #2: (2) CTS 500k audio taper pot, (1) Bourns 250k no load blend pot  
  • Kit #2A: (1) CTS 500k audio taper pot, (1) CTS 500k no load audio taper pot, (1) Bourns 250k no load blend pot
  • Kit #9: (3) CTS 275k audio taper pots  
  • Kit #9A: (2) CTS 275k audio taper pots, (1) 250k no load tone pot
  • Kit #11: (2) CTS 275k audio taper pot, (1) Bourns 250k no load blend pot
  • Kit #11A: (1) CTS 275k audio taper pot, (1) CTS 250k no load audio taper pot, (1) Bourns 250k no load blend pot

Description

The Z-Core 5 Modern Set is a step up in output from the Vintage Hot. The neck and middle pickups are targeted at an output just slightly hotter than true “vintage” output, but because of our unique design they still retain the vintage response. The bridge is a modern high output “boutique” flavor of Strat, with a powerful but still very Stratty attack like our Legacy Series SV5. This set can work with either 250, 275 or 500 k controls. Use 275 (kits 9 & 11) if you want to open up the high end just a bit (we think that's the best option for this intermediate output set). Use 500 (kits 1 & 2) if you want to open up the high end a lot. Select the kit with an "A" for a no load tone pot wired to neck and middle (or a no load master tone for the kits with a blend).

Controls Kit Assembly Information

  • Assembled sets are fully wired with controls, 5-way switch and capacitor mounted on a cardboard template.
  • They don’t include pickguards, knobs or a switch tip.
  • Sets are wired with Strat spacing. Please let us know if you have anything non-standard.

* Left-handed "Z-Core" pickups are only available from the Custom Shop. If you want this feature for a set, here is an option.

** Pickups may take 10-15 days before ready for shipment. Lefties are considered special orders and may take up to 3 weeks before ready for shipment.