1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)
  2. Because Photobucket has chosen to in effect "take down" everyone's photos (unless you pay them), we have extended post edit time in the Luthier's Corner to UNLIMITED.  If you used photobucket and happen to still have your images of builds, you can go back and fix as many of your posts as far back as you wish.

    Note that TalkBass will host unlimited attachments for you, all the time, for free ;)  Just hit that "Upload a File" button.  You are also free to use our Media Gallery if you want a place to create albums, organize photos, etc :)

A pup/electronics question for bass-makers

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Basschair, Aug 11, 2005.


  1. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    Yes, I know, this isn't the electronics and pickups forum, but over there I'm seeing mainly replacement-related info. I'm interested in answers from the luthier's perspective, so here it goes:

    I'm considering Aero series K pickups for my next bass (6 string fretless), and am wondering a few things...

    First off, anyone put these (or other Aero models) in their builds? Any issues that you came across which others (such as me :D ) should be aware of? What did you think of how the pup matched your bass tone-wise (a very loaded question, I know)?

    Second, I've read that the Aguilar obp-3 has matched well with these. Again, can anyone verify or contradict this?

    Feel free to give your general thoughts on Aero pickups, though I won't ask as that's probably one that should go in the other forum. Thanks for your help!

    -bc-