The Adder – Whatever Happened To That Thing?

The AdderI was recently thinking about pickups (hey, it’s something I do a lot) and I suddenly remembered something I saw in a guitar magazine back in 1991. It was a little gadget: evidently just a chunk of metal that you placed over your pickup’s pole pieces to alter its magnetic field. I strained my brain for months trying to think of what this damn thing was called. I even put it to the brains trust at The Gear Page forums, and a few people seemed to vaguely remember it, but nobody could recall actually seeing one out there in the wild. Well, today I found an old 1991 Guitar World in the garage and hey presto! Here it is! Read More …