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6 string MM style pup?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by N*Joy, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. N*Joy


    Nov 30, 2002
    Birmingham, UK
    I've been looking around the makers sites all day but can't find much - particularly triple coil designs. I'm just flirting with the idea of putting together a 6er with a big fat exposed pole humbucker or triple coil monster in the musicman style. Anyone ever come across one of these or is it a (pricey) custom jobby?
  2. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    Apparently Carey Nordstrand is willing to do custom stuff these days and his new website ( is up and running so go take a look.
  3. +1

    The delanos are real great and the 6string MM they make is a quad coil design, so you can also use only one side and it will still be humbucking
  4. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    I checked out one of Carvin's MM 5 string pickups, and it sounded terrible. Looked like it was a simple two-pickup in one case deal. Regardless, it was totally unimpressive to me. FWIW . . .
  5. elros


    Apr 24, 2004
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi built MM-style splittable humbuckers in wood covers for my 7-string Listerud bass. Great stuff! Big fat sound in parallell mode, honky clear sound in serial mode.
  6. N*Joy


    Nov 30, 2002
    Birmingham, UK
    You've all been very helpful - thanks for the links, I'll have to save this thread!
  7. j3b3r


    Aug 19, 2000
    I have Carvin BK4A with MM carvin pickup in the brigde.

    It sounds terrible !! don't use it !!