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New pickups heading my way! (Wal Content)

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by sandmangeck, Dec 26, 2012.


  1. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    I've got a pair of pickups heading my way that were inspired by Wal and hand built.
    I should have them in a couple of weeks. Alnico poles, 18mm spacing.

    Here are some pictures.

    I am now debating on which preamp to get. I'm leaning toward the Pope Flexcore or the ACG 01.

    Any thoughts?

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  2. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    Another picture.
     

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  4. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

    SGD's Wal clone preamp should do nicely :)
     
  5. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    I bet it would be a perfect fit. Unfortunately SGD has said that the pickups and pre won't be available seperately. And we don't know when they will be released.

    I am looking into the Audere 4 band pre as well.
     
  6. Stealth

    Stealth Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia
    These appear to be MPU's pickups, are they not?
     
  7. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    ACG Preamp. I had one in my G&L L2000.
     
  8. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
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    Looks like it.
     
  9. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    You no longer have it? How did you like it? Which version did you have?
     
  10. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    They are indeed from MPU. I am grateful that he agreed to make them for me. I should have a review soon!
    :cool:
     
  11. Skelf

    Skelf Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2005
    Moffat D&G Scotland
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  12. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
  13. renniw

    renniw

    Nov 30, 2004
    Lévis (Québec)
    See post 832...
     
  14. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    Ah, I just saw that. Thank you!
     
  15. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
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  16. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2006
    Northern California
    I honestly don't think you can do any better than the ACG EQ01 (well other than the EQ03 that's only available on ACG basses) as it is a phenomenal pre and will help with the Wal vibe. I prefer it over the Wal preamp actually.
     
  17. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    Yes. I believe I am going to go with the EQ-01, I'll just have to offload a couple more items.
     
  18. sandmangeck

    sandmangeck Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2007
    Colorado
    Received them today. Have a 4 band audere classic on the way as well. Can't wait to install!
     



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