Bass Lines Phase II SSB-4b Bass Bridge Pup
I finally finished my Electra Long Necker Bass with
the installation of a new Seymour Duncan Passive
Soapbar 4 String Bass Bridge pickup. $54 off eBay.
I used search and didn't find much info on this
I was unable to repair the original pickup,
I'm looking for a different pickup ring. I had to
enlarge the body cavity a little...... What ever,
here's the new Bass Lines.
Here she is decked out,
The only gripe I have with this pickup is that the
output is a little low. But I can get a good mix of
Other than the low output, this pickup is a good
mate to the stock neck pup, which has a real nice
sound. I'm real pleased. It has a lot of treble and a
solid mid range. It is very clear and it can growl just
fine. Think, a cross between an EMG and a Bart and
you pretty much have it. I would not hesitate to
recommend this pickup.
I just wanted to give an update on
the Bass Lines pickup.
After adjusting the pickup height, I
found that I can even out the out-
put of both pups. That makes a lot
of difference. Now, I can change the
settings without having to change
the volume on the amp.
The other nice thing is, it sounds
good to me. I like it even more as
I get it settled in.
How about a fuzzy brown pickup
Just a thought. It doesn't photo-
graph well, and it may just be
temporary. But it's cheap. We'll
Thanks for posting this. I have an SSB that I may use in an eight-string build currently underway. Reviews of the SSB pickups are pretty few and far between, so I'm glad to hear that you're pleased with it! Out of curiosity, what style of music are you using it for?
I'm old and disabled. I play classic rock, blues
and country mostly. I just play at home any
more. After the wife died and the kids left,
bass became more of a hobby with me,
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