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Is this even possible/worth a try?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by mebusdriver, Feb 5, 2003.

  1. I own an Ibanez BTB. The pups sound terrible and I want to put some new ones in there. Only I want to put in a humbucker and a jazz. With the set up that comes with the BTB I've been told that this is impossible. I don't know much about pups and you all do so I figured I'd ask. What do you think?
  2. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    With Bartolini soapbars you could use only one coil out of a dual-coil and it would have some similarity to a J pickup although it wouldn't be identical.

    I don't know of anyone that puts just a single coil in a soapbar shape.
  3. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    I dunno what the dimensions are for BTB pups, but I was
    thinkin' EMG. That is, an EMG35DC & 35J, or EMG40DC & 40J...

    9122551. 9122555.