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Best MM replacement pickups? Lane Poor?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by dmaki, Dec 5, 2000.

  1. dmaki


    Apr 29, 2000
    I'm thinking of building a bass with 2 MM pickups. Is Lane Poor a good choice or do you know of a better replacement? An included pre-amp isn't really needed or necessarily wanted...

    - David
  2. j3b3r


    Aug 19, 2000
    bartolini and basslines make very good MM replacement pickups, specialy bartolini. They have a very wide choice of coil design just like Lane Poor has.

    I'm building my bass too, I use a EMG40cs soapbar pickup.

    look into http://www.bartolini.net
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Anyone have any idea what's up with Lane Poor? The site's down.
  4. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    i love the seymour duncan music man pickups on my 8 strings.

    custom made, 8 strings wide. sound awesome.
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    How do you get them to custom make them? I would like some 6 string ones.
  6. Larzito


    Aug 1, 2000
    Dallas, Texas
    tried the Seymour Duncan preamp and pickup (stainless) in one of my Sterlings...took the balls clean out of an Ernie Ball MM. Try the Lane or the Bartolini.

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