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dragonfire precision pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by unclebass, Dec 23, 2012.


  1. want to know opinions on dragonfire precision pickups. have seen a few good reviews, but respect this rooms opinion. blacktop jazz bass, needs 2 pickups. should i get different resistance pickups to play at equal volume?
     
  2. BassLife77

    BassLife77

    Nov 13, 2009
    San Diego
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  4. Nev375

    Nev375

    Nov 2, 2010
    Missouri
    1. If my bass was worth upgrading, I would not choose dragonfire pickups. I'd save for a good set from a well respected source.

    2. Selecting 2 different inductance measurements will be a crapshoot at best whether it will get you identical output from each position.

    3. Theres more to pickups than inductance. Theres magnet type and strength, shape of the coil... etc...

    4. You are not likely to find 2 identical model brand pickups offered in different inductances unless you have them custom wound.
     
  5. bolophonic

    bolophonic

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
    Never heard of them.
     
  6. joelb79

    joelb79 Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    Lansing, Michigan
    Real helpful to the OP to post like this. Sigh.

    http://www.dragonfireguitars.com/product_info.php?cPath=124_127&products_id=991

    I think some dragonfire pickups are active; from what I've seen on ebay. Double check but I think that is the case. You would need to find room for the battery and make sure you use the 25k pots the supply

    FWIW- I read this

     
  7. bolophonic

    bolophonic

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
    Relax, dude.
     
  8. Some people really hate the idea that inexpensive pups can sound good. It really messes with the snob mentality!
     
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  9. sharp8874

    sharp8874

    Jan 10, 2011
    I have the passive PJ set and love them! They are pretty loud and sound great IMO
     
  10. thanks for the responses, no need to replace pickup, able to find and repair problem.:hyper:
     
  11. Jrhodenberry

    Jrhodenberry

    Feb 10, 2013
    I have a PJ set in my MIM they are a great deal for the money. When compared side by side with my American standard bass they sound like junk.
     



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