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55-94 preamp options

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by HarveyMellman, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. HarveyMellman


    Feb 2, 2013
    I have a Lakland 55-94 deluxe with Bartolini pick-ups and pre-amp. The pre-amp having died needs replacing. I'm not looking to change my sound but to keep things as close as possible. It seems Bartolini does not make the exact same pre-amp. I welcome suggestions.
  2. Bobster


    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
  3. HarveyMellman


    Feb 2, 2013
    It's close the original has 3 way selectable mids , 250/500/800.
  4. Bobster


    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Mids are selectable on the 5.4

  5. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    Think about replacing it with the Hanson LH3....

    I have heard the LH3 and Barts combo is great....

    I happen to like the LH3 with the newer Hanson pickups ....
  6. pickles

    pickles Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Pretty similar to an ntmb if you want a strait swap. I actually have a bart pre from a usa lakland jo5 that i ripped out to go passive. Could probably be persuaded to sell it to you.

    Id suggest swapping to a sadowsky pre with vtc! My 55-94 was awesome with a sadowsky outboard.