Our Alnico 5 XX comes directly from the factory and has been carefully selected worldwide as one of the best available around. Hifi performances, tone balanced with less trebles presence and beautiful crispy if hard strummed. Mids are full with presence, bass focused thick deep.Modern alloy Alnico 5 sandcast staggered mags .187″/ 4,75 mm no bew. Less acidity than vintage with balanced highs freq. solid texture of mids and more low bottom end. Tone slightly compressed to open with dynamic, rounded, enanched response & more presence. the XX modern alloy still keep the classic strat tone full and with breath, sustain and armonic overtunes for a versatile and classy tone, smooth but thick and solid.