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Fishman piezo bridge on warwick

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ga_edwards, May 1, 2001.


  1. ga_edwards

    ga_edwards

    Sep 8, 2000
    UK, Essex
    Has any one tried this yet? I'm particulurly interested to know what it sounds like on a Thunb BO, and if I could send mine off to get it fitted (if it sounds any good).

    If it gives a good acoustic tone, it strikes me as being bit cheaper than getting an electro acoustic bass, and one less bass to take to gig's
     
  2. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur GollihurMusic.com

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
    I have been using (and selling) GraphTech Piezo Systems - http://www.gollihur.com/kkbass/graphtech.html ) and while they are very cool, I would not want you to think that adding them or other piezo systems to your bass will automatically deliver an acoustic tone. While such mimicry seems to be partially achievable with guitar, I don't find that to be the case with bass, unless the instrument has a good acoustic-type tone, and/or if you go to a more acoustic sounding string like certain flats and some nylon coated strings.

    It's a wonderfully different sound, but not an acoustic one.