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10 dots per pick-up??????

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by cliff harris, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. cliff harris

    cliff harris

    Jul 18, 2003
    Lima, Peru
    Hi there TB´ers!!!!!!

    Just 1 quick question. i just got a 5 string and my pick-ups have 10 of those lil´metal dots (2 dots per string). is this better than 1 dot per string or worse???? and what r those thingys exactly for?? better output or somethin´?????? dunno...

    Thanks in advance!!!

    Up the Irons!!!!!!!! :bassist:
  2. The "Little metal dots" are actually the Pole peices(Magnets that pick up your strings movement) My guess is that you've got Jazz bass pickups in there...It's (to me) designed to be a slightly thinner, but more mid rangey sound...lotsa growl but still a good prominent thump...Not necessarily better but it's a different approach...It's kinda my style, but my style is "whatever sounds good" not "Jazz basses rule" or "Jazz basses suck" "or Sting Rays are the only way to thump" If it'll get me the sound I like, It's what I want.

    If the bass gets you the sound you're after...Then it's what you need to use...

  3. cliff harris

    cliff harris

    Jul 18, 2003
    Lima, Peru
    Thanks!!!!!! great replies! oh, and please would you check my post on the Basses (BG) forum??? pretty please! got a question there that maybe you can answer.

    Up the Irons!!!!!!! :bassist:

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