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Fender P BASS with Bartolini PU & PA

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by David Vega, Oct 1, 2002.

  1. David Vega

    David Vega

    Aug 28, 2002
    Puerto Rico
    Im going to change Dimarzio pickups in my 72 Fender Pbass with rosewood fingerborad to Bartolini model 8SU and preamp HR 2.2AP, Treble/bass control.

    Any feedback or suggestions in this configuration. I'm looking for different tone in my Pbass without buying a new bass. I'm trying to get like or close the sound of a bass with two pickup configuration.

    Thanks for your inputs!!
  2. Unless youre NEVER gonna sell it, or it is a PERFECT drop in, I wouldnt do it.

    Even breaking the solder joints on "vintage" basses make the value drop.

    Just take that into consideration.
  3. If I understand you correctly, it already has a set of aftermarket pups in it. Changing to Barts would be no big deal if that is the sound you are looking for. I personally would go for the SD vintage models that sound like the sweet old pups that came with it.

  4. David Vega

    David Vega

    Aug 28, 2002
    Puerto Rico
    The pbass do not have the original bridge and tuners.

    What "SD" stand for??

  5. Seymore Duncan.
    BassLine Antiquity series.
  6. David Vega

    David Vega

    Aug 28, 2002
    Puerto Rico
    What is your feedback on Bartolini versus Seymor Duncan?

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