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Is there anything worse than pickup covers?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ric5, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 29, 2008
    I grow organic carrots and they are not for sale
    Old Fenders and Rickenbackers have pickup covers ...

    I just truely hate those damn things!!!

  2. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

  3. The *need* to tell everyone else what one doesn't like.
  4. DeanT

    DeanT Send lawyers, guns and money...

    Actually there is something worse -- the holes left behind when you take off the pickup covers.
  5. envika


    Nov 27, 2007
    Bronx, NY

    but you can't see them from stage, so just take the things off if you don't like them. i think they have shielding properties too though...
  6. I loath the bridge cover.
  7. *Joke* TB clubs. :spit:
  8. Mark4


    Oct 21, 2007
    They look kind of cool.
  9. the_fonz


    Nov 27, 2006
    Kane, PA
    teen pregnancy
  10. My 17-yr-old cat's breath.
  11. Ozonbass

    Ozonbass Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 29, 2007
    hideous....pffft! :)

  12. AAAGH- MY EYES!!!
  13. Apparently the ones on older Rickenbackers had something to do with the tone of the pickup, the covers were also a good chunk of stel or somethign IIRC. New ones are plastic. None the less I will have to go ahead and say that I love the look of them :D on th Rick's especially.

    And i will say that teenage pregnancy as mentioned above would be worse than the pickup covers.
  14. A poke in the eye w/a sharp stick.
    A kick in the nuts.
    A kiss from a bearded aunt.
    -not neccesarily in that order...
  15. envika


    Nov 27, 2007
    Bronx, NY
    Your face.

  16. ...brown shoes with a blue suit (courtesy of Dashiell Hammett), how it always seems to rain the day you get your shoes shined (courtesy of T-Bone Burnett), when you pull the wrong cord on a venetian blind and it goes up instead of down (courtesy of Mad Magazine)...
    huh. That last one doesn't make sense, does it? Well, it's about 45 years years old. I may be misremembering. Always seemed meaningful to me though...
  17. PMS
  18. don't forget ED... :crying:
  19. the_fonz


    Nov 27, 2006
    Kane, PA
    IBS with Constipation
    it's oxymoronic
  20. This thread getting closed(inevitable, of course)right as you're about to post the worst possible thing...

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