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Are these pickup guards?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by alexis=bassist, Sep 29, 2008.


  1. alexis=bassist

    alexis=bassist

    Sep 4, 2008
    l_617beb96d2b317fe9035035b6c5a410b.

    P1030207.

    Is that another pickup in between tha 2 pickups or
    is it sumthing else...pickup guards?


    If its not another pickup,wut is it made of and wut do they do?:help:


    Anyways thanx!


    -peace:smug:
     
  2. those are called "ramps"...made popular by jazz/fusion bassist, gary willis...

    the idea is that the ramps are located under the strings close to the strings,
    to prevent your fingers from digging in too much and therefore permitting
    both speed and consistent attack.
     
  3. newbold

    newbold

    Sep 21, 2008
    Toronto
    and those look like jazz/fusion inspired basses.
     

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