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Thunderbird pickups... any good replacement?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Delapaz, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. Delapaz


    Sep 30, 2010
    Frontman, Bass Player
    is there any good replacement for the Gibson Thunderbird Pickups? just bought my new gibson Flying V ltd run for xmass, and i was wondering about the pickups, seems they sound good, but some reviews say that they´re a bit "dead" and i was wondering about how to get it to sound more like my old peavey foundation, it has the hottest passive pups ever! i love that one, i´ll be very thankful if someone helps me with this...

  2. LHbassist


    Apr 4, 2003
    Reno, Nevada
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  4. DavidEdenAria


    Dec 13, 2013
    Curious what year is your Peavey Foundation?

    Mine is a 1985....great pickups and a great bass overall....folks seem to REALLY like the pickups in 80's Foundations!

    I have a cheap Epi bolt neck T-Bird, but love the thing...warmer than my Peavey Foundation with the solid Maple neck but could use a bit more clarity and output.

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