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Artec Alnico V PBass pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by bumperbass, Mar 27, 2013.


  1. bumperbass

    bumperbass Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2012
    Anybody ever tried these? Says they are Alnico V, 8.5K resistance. I see a lot of posts for Artec preamps, but not pickups. Just wondering if these might be a poor man's vintage pickup, maybe for a backup, frankenbass, or even a main player?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Artec-Alnic...936?pt=Guitar_Accessories&hash=item257c1b9b30

    They're $30, w/shipping, so for me at least, that's not a gamble I want to take, so that's why I'm asking if anybody's tried these.

    My first thought is you don't get something for nothing, but it's been known to happen!
     
  2. Alexdeth89

    Alexdeth89

    May 7, 2012
    Hermosillo
    that dc resistance is a bit low, for me 11.5k or even 10k is far better. If you like alnico pickups, there are many sellers offering brand new squier p pickups for the same price. At least that's a very well known company, which artec is not.
     

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