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Basses with 3 or more pups! (pics)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jazzin', Jun 20, 2005.

  1. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Show your, or any other basses with 3 or more pickups. They're kinda rare, and alot of them look really cool. I wanna see them!
    I'll start it off with Stu Hamm's Urge II
  2. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK

    Basslab STD V with the rough crystal pickups, also available with dual soapbars. I would love to have three pups just for the hell of it, sometimes a single central pickup has something the others lack, gonna watch this thread with interest.
  3. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Can't forget good old bootsy either can we?

    4 pups, that must be awesome.
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Does that dummy pickup on Alembics really count as a 3rd pickup? From what I've heard, it doesn't produce any sound itself, but acts as a hum canceller.
  5. I count 5 J p'ups.
  6. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    He has 4 here.
  7. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    with a single pick up you can find a good sound,
  8. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Ahhh.. my bad..

  9. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Stopped me from posting mine, not that I wouldn't be above that anyway ;)


  10. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Gah, my bad, my brain is still recovering from exams :bag:. Was thinking of the one with 4 pups that someone else posted.
  11. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Burns Bison
    Burns Marquee

    Just found those in random browsing just now, no idea about details, can't find bigger picks either but the 3 are all there for sure.
  12. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Lousy pic of my Phanton "Custom".
  13. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    Is this cheating?

  14. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    -That's- cool!!

  15. squierplayer120


    Nov 17, 2004

    I don't think anyone other than Nigel could/would play that.
  16. Viviuos


    Jul 15, 2004
    Nehawka, Nebraska


    A little bit of overkill?
  17. squierplayer120


    Nov 17, 2004
    It's Nigel Tufnel from Tap's guitar. He's always over the top. Made by Ernie Ball. I'll bet that was a great brainstorming session ::cough:: stoned! ::cough::
  18. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass ****

    Feb 25, 2005
    west coast
    There was an "interesting" guy around town that was making his own gear for a while, semi-wishish, but not crooked. He made a 5 stringer with 5 J-style pups set-in length wise, one under each string!!! I got no pics but I thought it may be worth mentioning.
  19. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    would that work?
  20. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    It's the vintage Sunn tachometer that makes that axe for me;)
    Rev 'er up and let's see what she's got!