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Changing stingray tone aguilar preamp? Pickup?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Tony Flow MMMM, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Tony Flow MMMM

    Tony Flow MMMM

    Dec 4, 2012
    So I'm looking to change the sound of my stingray. I have a two band and find the sound compressed especially when ran into effects. None my other basses have this issue.

    I'm considering an aguilar preamp. Anyone have experience with these on a stingray.
  2. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    Are your other basses active or passive?
  3. Tony Flow MMMM

    Tony Flow MMMM

    Dec 4, 2012
    Mixed.. But stingray is compressed. I have both active and passive.
  4. 73jbass

    73jbass Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    What effects?
  5. that is not how I would describe any of my Ernie Ball basses.
    What kind of strings?
    Whats your amp?
  6. Tony Flow MMMM

    Tony Flow MMMM

    Dec 4, 2012
    Well it's mainly with my q tron. Sounds like el poo poo
  7. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
    with the 2 band being pretty relaxed in the upper midrange, i could see how the ray wouldnt drive a filter very well. any thought to putting in a series/parallel switch?