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any experience with the SD "Vintage for Jazz" pups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by PasdaBeer, Aug 4, 2004.


  1. PasdaBeer

    PasdaBeer

    Nov 2, 2002
    Santa Rosa California
    SandStorm Designs
    just wondering if you can get a good slap tone outa these guys, or leave them for the pure jazz basses?
     
  2. luknfur

    luknfur

    Jan 14, 2004
    DIXIE
    FWIW:

    I don't recall being impressed by the set I had but I've heard some good reports. So nothing that would indicate a probable thumbs down. You can read the Dimento J pup experiment to catch my impression.

    Pup recommendations to me are sketchy as there are too many variables: player, rigging, strings, acoustics of the bass, style of play, on and on....... But you can narrow the playing field and that helps.

    At any rate, in my experience, a rearly toastie pup is hard to find. You just have to try 'em and see. Even like pups won't necessarily sound the same, machine-wound or not.