How About a Vintage Pickup?

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by Touch, May 29, 2003.

  1. Touch


    Aug 7, 2002
    Boulder, CO
  2. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
    "Vintage" connotes "good" or "cool" in many musical situations.

    This is not one of them.

    The evolution of double bass amplification has been a wonderful thing. I started with a Polytone pickup and an Ampeg SB-12 in the 1960's (what I used prior to that in my youth is unmentionable and was completely ridiculous). They were not the good old days, as far as amplification is concerned. ;)
  3. Touch


    Aug 7, 2002
    Boulder, CO
    Yeah... but it IS big.
  4. Jayzuz. What's in there? Vacuum tubes or sumthin'?