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Seymour Duncan Phat Staple?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by barebones, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. barebones

    barebones Bare Bones Bass Builder Supporting Member

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    Ran a search, found nothing. Anyone familiar with these:

    http://customshop.seymourduncan.com/phat-staple-for-bass/

    If I had all kinds of extra cash, I'd buy them just because they look cool! But, of course, I don't, sooo...

    Just curious if anyone has any experience with them. I've always enjoyed the simple little SPB-1, so the Phats may not be up my alley at all.
  2. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member

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    Looks cool. Love to hear what it sounds like.
  3. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

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    A bass oriented variation of the old P90 staple pickups SD makes a reproduction of?
  4. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN Supporting Member

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    If they sound as good as they look ya' got yerself a winner!
  5. Dogghouse

    Dogghouse

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    Disclosures:
    Bass Guy @ Seymour Duncan
    This Custom Shop piece is a hit with some touring artists who like a variation on the traditional P Bass vibe. It's a bit clearer sounding without as much roundness. It plays great in a live mix. Good cut.
    Yeah, we do need some demoz on it.
  6. uOpt

    uOpt Supporting Member

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    I have such a set for guitar.

    They are awesome. They aren't at all like P90s. P90s have bar magnets on the bottom and passive polepieces. These have active rods like Fender pickups, but the rods are much longer. And they still have the larger diameter coil.

    [​IMG]
  7. KF2B

    KF2B

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    Anyone tried these?

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