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Swap EMG's out for Nords?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by stepswork4me, Dec 28, 2012.


  1. I just picked up a used bass that has EMG 40 hz's and the EMG B64 pre in it and I'm considering changing them out for Nord Big Splits and the 3b pre. Anybody know if this will work size wise as a direct swap or have anyother opinions on the matter?


    Like I have to ask.... :D
     
  2. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    You can order the Nordstrands in the 40 shape and get the spacing correct as well. I believe bestbassgear.com can handle that kind of order, it'll just take some time.

    And I've never tried the 3B, but Nordstrand makes great stuff.
    What kind of bass is it?
     
  3. It's an ltd f-205. It's probobly going to serve as a backup to a custom with a big split at the bridge and mm3 at the mm position.
     
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  5. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    You'd just have to measure the string spacing above each pickup, then they would make you a set that fits properly. But it's possible.
     
  6. Thank you.
     
  7. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    No problem! You should definitely post progress updates, too. I'd love to hear how things turn out for you.
     
  8. Yes, Sir. It may be a bit. I want to compare the two, first. I'm waiting on the custom.
     



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