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3 pickup basses!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ric4682, Nov 10, 2012.


  1. ric4682

    ric4682

    Jul 2, 2008
    The title says it all! Does anyone out there have any 3 (or more) pickup basses? I always found these to be interesting basses. Modded or stock!
     
  2. jay tay

    jay tay

    Aug 12, 2009
    Manchester UK
    The Black bass at the end is a Fender Urge with J-P-J configuration.

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  3. styro

    styro

    Dec 22, 2011
    - Music Mac Reflex HSS
    - Godin Shifter
     
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  5. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
  6. pklima

    pklima

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Sadly, this isn't real.

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    But this is.

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    Also, a TBer has made a few three-pickup basses shaped like oversized Strats - check those out in the luthier's corner.
     
  7. pklima

    pklima

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Clover Avenger looks nice with the unevenly spaced pickups.

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    I'd love a Vista Sonic.

    The ORIGINAL Burns Bison guitar had 4 pickups - I played one in Glasgow in 1962. The bass had pickups that were very similar, only being 4-pole.

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  9. FC Bass

    FC Bass Alembic and Mesa/Boogie junkie

    Jun 9, 2006
    Holland
    Alembic Elan JPJ:

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    Controls:

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    4 way pickup selector switch:
    1. P only
    2. P with J (from the bridge/neck pan)
    3. J only (from the bridge/neck pan)
    4. Standby
     
  10. pklima

    pklima

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    And in the "or more" category...

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    This one might not count since they're basically wired like one big pickup, but...

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    Back to three. Here's a signature ESP.

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    Fret King.

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    And if you'd like each pickup to be different...

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  11. I'm almost finished with this bass. Still working on the pickguard and bridge cover.

    Rick B.

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  12. esa372

    esa372 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    My old custom, The Mighty Kong:

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  13. sharp8874

    sharp8874

    Jan 10, 2011
    The first bass I made...
    The next bass I'm gonna make is gonna have 8 coils total

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  14. smcd

    smcd

    Jun 28, 2009
    Boston, MA
    Fender HM bass

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  15. smcd

    smcd

    Jun 28, 2009
    Boston, MA
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    Many people criticize these basses. I think they sound great.
     
  16. ronaldpdbrandt

    ronaldpdbrandt Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2011
    Suffolk County, NY
    Disclosures:
    Sponsored by The Letter G
    Here's my self-made Telemaster Bass VI, with tele pickups plus a P-90 in the middle:

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  17. rkingly

    rkingly "Playing Reverend Basses on a Regular Basis"

    Sep 8, 2007
    Virginia
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Reverend Guitars
    I'll play
     

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  18. autodidact

    autodidact

    Mar 13, 2011
    Lancaster, PA
    There is some serious stuff going on with that beast!

    What are the controls, and does it have a stereo out?

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