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Westone/Aria "Magnabass" pickup specs/differences?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by CID Vicious, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. CID Vicious

    CID Vicious

    Nov 5, 2013
    Bay Area, CA
    Don't want to hijack the Westone Club and I've seen plenty of others ask...

    Have a Westone Spectrum ST, according to the catalog it has a singleMagnabass I pickup.

    There's a I, II, III, IV, & V. What are the differences? Mine seens to be a pbass type but the III is as well?

    There's also a "Westbone mod" where you add the missing pole pieces to essentially make a humbucker out of it. Dual coils and 16 spots for slugs.

    Figured this was a part of the Cliff Burton lore...MBII in the black n gold.
  2. Carmine


    Nov 3, 2007
    I have the same question about Westone Spectrum Bass pickups- the Magnatone I II or III pickups all used the same outer shell, but I can't find any internal specs for the different designations anywhere- does anyone know, or know where to get the info??

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