One thing that I've been curious about is the variances in blackguard tele pickups. For example, I believe that most blackguard style tele replacement pickups seem to be wound in the low to mid 7k range. Then you hear about Roy's Nancy coming in at 5.9k. One pickup winder told me that these blackguard pups were originally wound with varying resistances, all over the map. Another guy told me that "the pickups in the '50s were most likely very consistent when they left the pickup winders at Fender, but after some time (dependent on climate) the wax starts to dry out and deteriorate, the enamel insulation starts to delaminate and deteriorate, moisture and oxidation gets in to the windings, and results in the resistance going up or down." If thats true, then maybe that explains why some teles (like Roy's) come in at 5.9k, or other such lower readings, maybe they were 7.5k-ish when they left the factory? Also, are were some virtually non-potted from the factory, explaining their current microphonics, or is that due to the wax drying out and breaking down over the years. I'm hoping that this will all be discussed in the new blackguard book. Hey, if we call the Tele Book the bible, what the nickname for Nacho's book gonna be?