The DiMarzio DP260 PAF Master Neck Model is truly special. It has a great balance of full, richness with a throaty tone but it's not too fat and notes still come through nice and clear, with beautiful smooth and creamy highs. One variation that's highly sought after by vintage PAF players is a pickup that is quiet, bright, and very dynamic. DiMarzio gave it just the right amount of windings to allow the pickup to sing, sustain and still be articulate. The PAF Master Neck Model: vintage just got better.
DiMarzio has done the research and seen all the mythology around pickups made with NOS wire, unoriented magnets, butyrate bobbins, vintage alloys, unbalanced coils, et al. DiMarzio prefers to focus on results rather than on replicas. The PAF Master Neck Model uses several of their patented ideas to create a pickup that pays tribute to the original sound without imitating it. Instead of "accidentally" unbalancing the coils, they've tuned them to different frequencies to get the same effect without compromising hum-cancellation. Use with the DP261 PAF Master Bridge pickup for a well balanced vintage sound.