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Active to passive

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Bassnoise, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Bassnoise

    Bassnoise

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    I recently got a rock bass by Warwick for cheap as it has some electrical issues I got it working once already and it sounds ok .... Nothing compared to my actual Warwick but.... It's stopped working again something came loose and I have yet to look.

    Anyway I kinda really want to have a passive bass in my collection I'm just wondering if this sounds like a stupid idea or feasible to some with more experience
  2. Grissle

    Grissle Supporting Member

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    If the pickups are passive you'll need new pots, 250k or 500k.
  3. 96tbird

    96tbird Supporter Supporting Member

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    Yeah if they're passive just pull the board and swap in some pots.
  4. Bassnoise

    Bassnoise

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    Cool thanks I dunno why pickups seem intimidating but I don't see it being a problem

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