punch and bite

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by dremy2006, Nov 14, 2013.


  1. dremy2006

    dremy2006

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    Good day all, I'm lookinh for some pickups that will give me punch and bite on the high end. for a 5 string bass 34" scale lenght 24 frets... 19mm spacing... humbuckers.... thanks
  2. vdub75

    vdub75

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    soap bar sized humbuckers or music man sized? active or passive?
  3. Sheffield

    Sheffield

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    EMGs. The 40DCX if you want maximum bite, the 40CSX if you want bite that won't kill all the things.

    Pair those with an Aguilar OBP-3 if you want a really aggressive preamp, or an EMG BQC System if you want a flexible/quiet/clean preamp to pair with the above two pickup types.
  4. dremy2006

    dremy2006

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    Thanks
  5. dremy2006

    dremy2006

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    Soapbars ... active

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