Designed to be Different

Precision Winding

Deep dive the gear forums on pickup winding and you'll see tons of voices claiming that handwinding and variable tension is where the magic is. We challenge that concept and have the data to prove it. Every set that leaves our shop is within 1% tolerance of every pickup we've ever shipped. No more wondering if you got a lemon model. Whether you're playing to your dog or you're on stage for 100,000+ fans, the Lambertones are the same.

Made in USA

We fully believe a product should be able to stand on its own, where the location of manufacturer doesn't automatically qualify/disqualify it from a perceived quality. That said, we're proud to design, manufacture, wind, fulfill in house here at our shop in Southern California.

Crafted with Care

Premium Materials

We exclusively use nickel-silver baseplates for our soapbar and JM style Ristrettos to reflect the magnetic field appropriately, giving a punchier and more consistent sound with every amplitude of playing.

Flexible Applications

Each Ristretto set comes with a 3-wire lead option, giving the highest flexibility in wiring opportunities. Having a 3-wire allows you to have a series/parallel tonal option with a 4-way switch or a Fender style S1 switch. In addition, if combined with another style pickup of a different manufacturer a 3rd wire allows you to reverse the winding direction to maintain phase. The pickup leads are the highest quality possible cloth covered pre-tinned Gavitt wire to give you the best signal chain start and an easy solder connection.

Shipped with Style

Premium Packaging

Every pickup set comes in its own premium box with laser cut foam and every cover has mm thick 3M protective shielding to aid in a successful install without scratches or scuffs.

Special Gift

Every pickup set is shipped with a special gift for you to enjoy. We're very passionate about this and hope you love it as much as we do, so tag us in an Instagram/Facebook post and we'll repost it to our story!

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SB
04/21/2020
Sean B.

I bought a used Fender Tele thinline with P90s, and it sounded a little muddy. But then I put some Ristrettos in it and I can't BELIEVE the difference. These have both clarity AND a full sound. I'm especially impressed by the neck pickup's ability to maintain clarity and brightness without adjusting EQ. The ordering process was also great. I sent them a photo of the guitar to get advice in what to get. They emailed me right back and gave me some advice about upgrading the tone pots while I was at it (which I did). Once ordered, I received pretty regular emails from them with little things like YouTube videos showing off how they sound, etc. The package itself is a fun experience to unbox--like opening a new Apple product. My experience with Lambertones has been so good I plan to get the Cremas for another guitar next!

MV
05/14/2022
Mike V.
United States

Amazing !!

Amazing pickups, percussive, and just perfect

SK
04/08/2022
Sihoon K.
United States United States

Best Pickup

Anyone wondering pickups to your axe? This is it for me. Amazing pickup clarity is insane. Also customer service is as great as its pickup

SM
04/05/2022
Scott M.
United States United States

Sweet Tone

These are by far some of the nicest P90’s I’ve ever had the pleasure of being. Truly inspiring to play and the articulation of tone is literally mind boggling.

Lambertones Pickups the Ristretto Review
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03/27/2022
Devin
United States United States

Ristretto reputation holds true!

As a P90 lover myself I had to check out the Lambertone Ristrettos. Needless to say I was extremely pleased! The punchiness of these pickups through overdrive offer the pleasant crunch that stands out in a worship mix. These pickups cut through in such a wonderful way. They compliment washy tones as well as big choruses. They are EXTREMELY dynamic. You can get a wide variety of uses just by controlling your attack, making them more diverse than any P90 I’ve ever played. Thanks Lambertones!

Lambertones Pickups the Ristretto Review