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Novak Charlie Christian P Bass

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Couvy, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Couvy

    Couvy Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2000
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
  2. Bob Lo

    Bob Lo Supporting Member

    May 5, 2011
    Buffalo New York
    I recently installed this pickup in a P-bass and I'm getting a very well defined,wide dynamic range.It's cleaner than the DiMarzio model P,which I have in another bass,and is not as dark as the SD 1/4 pounder it replaced,IMO.I'm using it in a bass I use mostly in a Blues band,loaded with GHS precision flats.I'm lovin' it.
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  4. tlvernon


    Jan 26, 2011
    Dayton OH
    Very interesting ...would love to hear more...
  5. Here's a clip of my MIM P with the Charlie Christian pick up in it. Had it for a couple years now, and I really love it. Compared it to a Nordstrand I had, and the Novak Charlie Christian won out.

    First two clips are the Charlie Christian:


    Last is the Nordstrand:
  6. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member

    What is the name of that tune in the last two clips?

    And.....is Novak still in business? Web site appears to be down.
  7. Yeah, I just checked his website, it's up and running just fine for me.
  8. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member

    I did finally get onto the site and ordered a PB-CC. Thanks.

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