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Ibby P/J Roadstar?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JoeyZ, Mar 30, 2009.


  1. JoeyZ

    JoeyZ

    May 9, 2005
    I'm looking at my '85 Ibanez Roadstar thinking "What the hell kind of pickup is that?
    I mean, it's got one Giant soapbar-like pickup in the middle and a weird...jazz-like pickup at the bridge.
    The bigger of the two is obviously a P-style setup just shoved into a larger plastic surrounding, but that bridge pickup is creeping me out!!
    check it out:
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    And if this is indeed a p/j setup would it sound good with flats?
     
  2. lmfreeman9

    lmfreeman9 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2007
    Arizona
    Everything sounds better with flats!
     
  3. synaesthesia

    synaesthesia

    Apr 13, 2004
    UK

    They are Ibanez pickups, FWIW, a PJ config in a soapbar mould. If they freak you out anymore and you want to part with them, PM me.;)
     
  4. snappytom

    snappytom

    Aug 17, 2005
    ChicagoLand
  5. synaesthesia

    synaesthesia

    Apr 13, 2004
    UK
    Ibanez used the word Roadster first, then changed to Roadstar. Michael Wright should be able to verify this, look up his book on Guitar Stories.
     

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