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early 90's SR500 question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Rokknbass, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Rokknbass


    Nov 14, 2011
    I have an early 90's SR500 that seems to have lost it's "Shine". Had it looked at and tech found nothing unusual, but I have been playing it 20 years and know the sound is a little flat. Was wondering if the pre-amp is not working as should?
    Can i replace the pre-amp or pick-ups and get it's shine back or?
    also it has the P/J configuration, are they active or passive with active pre-amp?
  2. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Dunwoody, GA
    Sorry, but I have to ask... have you changed the strings?
  3. Rokknbass


    Nov 14, 2011
    yep, tried new strings