Tom Chambers NC
"I love my AP11 pickguard - sounds great clean & dirty! It made my 300 dollar Fender (Squier) sound like a 1,000 dollar American Standard Strat. Has more sonic versatility, with a flip of toggle switch you get Strat & Tele sounds. Next purchase, a Carvin guitar."

Phil Juneau, AK
"My 12yr old son installed an AP-11 loaded pickguard into my Mexican Strat. (It's that easy.) That only-OK, kinda-blah guitar absolutely came alive! It now sings and sparkles the way a clean Strat ought to, with a top end shine that seems to act like a presence control on an amp, and never gets lost even as I back down the tone . Note that Carvin wires up these assemblies a bit differently than you might be accustomed to, with all pickup combinations running through the tone control, allowing the player to sweeten the bare bridge and middle, (Very Nice), and to add the bridge in series to either the middle or neck pickups. I prefer this setup to Fender's any day, but it's the pickup's sweetness that really floors me."

Charles R. Treadway Greensboro, NC
"I have a Fender Stratocsater, a fine playing and sounding instrument, but it always seemed like it lacked something. Well, after purchasing and installing the AG2W I now know what it was. Thanks for turning my so so guitar into a really fine sounding one. Very high quality. Fit and finish are great.I highly recommend Carvin products. A bargin at any price."

Tom Chambers North Carolina
"I have been wanting a Carvin since 1981. I ordered the AG1W; now I have professional sound in my Fender Squire. Only 250 bucks! But it sounds like a $1000! Thanks, next guitar will be a Carvin!"

Chris Atlanta, GA
"Dropped this in my custom Strat many years ago and have always loved the rich tone from blues to metal through Mesa Boogie amps. Recently I auditioned a Mesa amp, and the seller said, "That is great tone. I never heard the amp sound like that with my Fender" THANKS Carvin for an affordable solution to upgrading the electronics. These pickups are also low noise, low feedback too! I like these better than my active EMGs in my other Strat."

Kenni Kibodeaux Tampa, FL
"I replaced some worn out pickups in a guitar that was given to me by my parents. Cheap and came with it's own amplifier. It took me a few years to customize it the way that I wanted and when it came time to reinstall the pickups into the pick guard all of the pieces weren't there. I saw the pre assembled set from Carvin and said that this was the way to go. The best money ever spent. Makes that old Yamaha scream and I have recieved compliments after compliments on the sound and playability that it has and without my AG1W pickup assembly that wouldn't be too possible. Thanks to all of the GREAT members of Carvin who do what needs to be done when it comes down to actually being there for musicians like me. HIGHLY RECOMEND the whole assembly!"

Barry McLean Bessemer City, NC
"I dropped the AG1 Assembled Pick Guard into a beat up, noisy pawn shop Peavey Predator and was floored by the tone and different combinations I can get. This guitar now soars and sings through my Carvin SX-100 Amp. I have two other decent sounding guitars that now take a back seat to this one and I have changed my mind about purchasing a Fender Strat. Carvin rules."

Len D Exton, PA
"I'm now a believer!! Dropped this kit into my son's old 'starter' Fender Squier Strat and the guitar was totally transformed, sonically at least, into a classic, high end sounding Strat. Outstanding 'chime' in all pup positions, excellent quack in positions 2 and 4. The guitar always felt and played reasonably well for its price point but sounded thin and character-less. So I had been shopping for a $1,500 'American Deluxe' Strat. Instead, for only $129, I got all the sound I wanted, including the mini-switch that alters the tone (possibly 'Tele' like?). Wow, I saved $1,370 by taking a chance with Carvin which, because of their return policy, wasn't much of a chance at all. And, I called in the order on a Thursday and it was at the door on Monday; awesome!! I'm a fan!!!"

Len D Exton, PA
"I'm now a believer!! Dropped this kit into my son's old 'starter' Fender Squier Strat and the guitar was totally transformed, sonically at least, into a classic, high end sounding Strat. Outstanding 'chime' in all pup positions, excellent quack in positions 2 and 4. The guitar always felt and played reasonably well for its price point but sounded thin and character-less. So I had been shopping for a $1,500 'American Deluxe' Strat. Instead, for only $129, I got all the sound I wanted, including the mini-switch that alters the tone (possibly 'Tele' like?). Wow, I saved $1,370 by taking a chance with Carvin which, because of their return policy, wasn't much of a chance at all. And, I called in the order on a Thursday and it was at the door on Monday; awesome!! I'm a fan!!!"

Scott Davenport Greensboro, NC
"I had the AG1K (left handed) mounted into my Fender Squire. Original pickups and pickguard were white, I ordered my AG1K in black to give the guitar a little meaner look. After having it installed and a professional setup done the finished product was better than i could have hoped for. This product will take any "starter" model strat to the next level."



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