The Original Traditional 

*Bill Lawrence Guitar Pickups

Made in California USA  

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Disclaimer: Jzchak Wajcman dba “*Bill Lawrence USA“, is not associated with the designer *Bill Lawrence since 1984.

Jzchak Wajcman is the founder of the original 1965 “*Bill Lawrence” Guitar Pickup Company (Lawrence Electro Sound)

The “Bill Lawrence" trademark is solely owned by Jzchak Wajcman, dba “*Bill Lawrence USA” and is the one and only legal source and manufacturer of all “*Bill Lawrence” musical products.

What is a trademark? A trademark includes any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from goods manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods. In short, a trademark is a brand name. of the






L500XL Made by Jzchak Wajcman DBA *Bill Lawrence USA

Jzchak Wajcman, the Original founder of the 1965 Lawrence Electro-sound Company and the owner of *Bill Lawrence guitar Pickups co. made the L500 Pickup in this ORIGINAL DIMEBAG DARREL DEAN FROM HELL GUITAR. Stewart Mc Donald Also sold these pickups. Dime says in a Video recording that he was buying his *Bill Lawrence pickups from Stewart Mc Donald. 


The authentic Original L500XL in the Original Dimebag Dean From Hell Guitar

If you are looking for an authentic Original L500XL same as in that original DIMEBAG DEAN FROM HELL GUITAR, please check out 4 points: 

1. The back of the pickup must have the original imprint from the original tooling in the Plastic housing "*Bill Lawrence USA"

2. It must have the thin blades.

3. The housing color must be Black

4. The resin in the pickup must be Black and filled all the way to the top of the bobbins

The authentic L500 Pickups are still made today from the same original tooling as the original pickup in the ORIGINAL DIMEBAG DARREL DEAN FROM HELL GUITAR.     







"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was shot dead at a rock concert on Wednesday aged 38, was the lead guitarist of the hard rock bands Pantera and Damageplan, and one of the most influential musicians on the heavy metal scene. Abbott died when a rampaging gunman climbed on stage during a Damageplan gig at a nightclub at Columbus, Ohio. Initially, many members of the audience thought that the deranged man was part of the act. Three fans also died and several other people were injured. Abbott's brother survived the attack.  


Dimebag Darrell

Pantera was formed in 1981 in Dallas, TX. The band was constantly evolving musically from the inception of the band. Their first record, 1983's Metal Magic, showed the band paying heavy debt to the bands that were their main inspirations. Heavily in the KISS/Aerosmith vein, Metal Magic was a precursor of things to come. As the album gained momentum the ensuing notoriety of the band led to support slots on national tours with Dokken, Stryper and Quiet Riot. The band began to rise above their influences and began to develop their own sound on their next release "Projects In The Jungle." It was around this time that Pantera guitarist Darrell Abbott changed his name to Dimebag Darrell. The band released Power Metal, which introduced current vocalist, Phil Anselmo to the mix. The band's sound was becoming more and more aggressive. Dimebag Darrell turned down an offer to join Megadeth in order to concentrate on conquering the world with Pantera. In the mid-90's Dime began his long-standing relationship with Washburn and Randall. The collaboration led to the design of the Dime 3 line of guitars co-designed by Dimebag himself. Modeled after Dime's favorite Dean guitar the Dime 3 is one of the finest heavy metal machines available today. A Floyd Rose tremolo, *Bill Lawrence active pickup, Seymour Duncan rhythm pickup and custom "Dime-approved" finishes. With 1990's "Cowboy's From Hell," Pantera set the world on it's collective ear, delivering the mandate, "METAL IS BACK!" The band, fueled by Dimebag's ultra modern, bonecrushing guitar riffage made metal in vogue again a trend that all but disappeared with the popularity of alternative rock. With subsequent releases "Vulgar Display Of Power" and "The Great Southern Trendkill" Pantera claimed it's rightful place as the standard bearers of heavy metal. Dimebag Darrell is a walking textbook of modern metal guitar techniques, liberally spraying bone-crushing power chords, dissonant intervals, tremolo arm insanity and a shredding lead voice worthy of the masters. In addition to his Washburn guitar the other key element to the Dime sound is the scooped mid, high-gain solid-state sound of his Randall Amplifiers. 1999 saw over a year's worth of Research and Development came to fruition with the unveiling of Dimebag's signature Randall amp, the Warhead.  

Guitar World Presents #79 Darrells final Intervew!





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SwampKaster Guitars

by Jzchak Wajcman DBA Bill Lawrence Guitarpickups California USA



The bodies:

Are made of hand selected Swamp Ash from the deep wet Swamps of Louisiana.  This is the most highly resonant and most sought after tone-wood for solid body guitars, and the same wood that was used for classic solid body guitars of the early 1950's.


The Pickups:

Are all the Original Traditional *Bill Lawrence made in California USA

Final assembly and set-up is done in San Diego California USA



In 1965. Wajcman founded the original Lawrence Electrosound Guitar Pickup Company, the first Company ever to manufactured *Bill Lawrence Pickups.

Jzchak Wajcman is the only source that manufacture the original L-500's with the "*Bill Lawrence USA" stamped on the back of the plastic housing.

The L-500 pickups are the same as Stewart McDonald sold for almost 20 year and are the same as the original Dimebag and Nuno pickups in the Washburn guitars made by Wajcman for the original Dimebag Dean from Hell guitar.


In 1984 Third National Bank sold to Wajcman's company Degalim inc. all the assets covered by lender’s lien including and without limitation all copyrights, trademarks and trade names including the trademark and trade name “Bill Lawrence and “Lawrence Products”, and any derivation thereof.

In 1985 Degalim  and Bank assigned the “BILL "LAWRENCE" Trademark and trade name to Jzchak Wajcman.  


* Disclaimer: Jzchak Wajcman dba “*Bill Lawrence USA“, is not associated with the designer *Bill Lawrence since 1984.