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New pickups help???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by theaxel, Feb 10, 2014.


  1. theaxel

    theaxel

    Jun 9, 2011
    I've got a Riverhead Unicorn that ive been using as a practice bass for quite some time because something has gone wrong with the electronics, but due to the fact that i need a small bass to travel on a bus with i want to buy some nice pickups for it.
    http://dwyers.id.au/ant/guitars/pics/riverhead_body.jpg

    I dont really have a clue what to get, i was thinking some emgs as they look like they'd fit pretty well(can route the whole bigger if need be.)

    I do want them to be humbuckers though.
     
  2. What style of pups? P, J, soapbar? For P and J pickups Seymour Duncan's are better IMO. Anything else EMG

    Edit: just seen there was a picture, I'm on the phone app :).
    EMG's
     
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  4. You're in the wrong part of the forum. There is a pickups section, where you will get answers and a lot of folk suggesting you do a search too.

    Davo
     
  5. Wallace320

    Wallace320

    Mar 19, 2012
    Milan, Italy
    I think you can place a pickup of that proportion, maybe even lettin' those original screwhole there, underneath new pickup, by utilisin' EMGhz or EMG35 and Duncan "blackouts" or "phase".

    Cheers,
    Wallace
     
  6. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I would see about getting the electronics repaired before I would start cutting the bass.
     



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