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Can anyone help me ? I have a doubt about Carl Thompson basses.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bass42, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. Bass42

    Bass42

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    Anyone know what kind of PU is theses ones ? Carl Thompson used them for his basses during late 70's !

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    it's a Schaller Bassbucker, I think a model 10/404. they haven't made them in years. I haven't seen one pop up used in at least a year either, though I haven't been actively looking for them.

    Your best bet for getting one is probably parting out a vintage Carl Thompson, that should say something about their scarcity.
  3. Bass42

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    Yes ! You right ! Old Schaller 10 -404 ones.

    The only humbucker PU Schaller offers nowadays is the 232 , but you have to buy the mounting frames, sold separately .

    Many thanks

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