Originally Posted by sean001
My one niggle was I would like to see the string covering the coil be wrapped tighter or closer. I can see some wire through the string. This has no effect on the sound at all but as I've found myself covered in beer, soda, or rain at various times, I like to see my pickups sealed up real well. That said, maybe Rob didn't worry about wrapping this one too tight. It was brave of him to send this pickup out on the honesty system. He very well could never have seen it again.
That's no big deal. First off, the wire is coated. Second, they're wax potted. The string is there to protect the coil from blunt objects, not liquids.