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Just put EMG 40DC and 40J in my Essex BG205

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Marley's Ghost, Aug 8, 2003.


  1. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Sound is very clean, completely quiet. Review to follow when I get a chance to test drive it thoroughly.:bassist:
     
  2. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Played for about 1 hour today. The pups are really loud AND quiet! Great ballsy tone. It seems line the low B is more clearly defined.

    Can't wait to get on stage next week and really crank it up! :bassist: :cool:
     
  3. BigTopBruno

    BigTopBruno

    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    nice!....I put 2 40DCs in my BG205, with an EMG BTC onboard pre-amp also, at 18 volts (which I strongly recommend!).

    It's a totally new bass with this upgrade...no comparison to stock.

    FYI, I also put on a Scahller roller-bridge...it drops right in.


    peace

    BTB
     
  4. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Thanks Bruno.

    Yeah, I have heard that 18v makes a big diff. Next upgrade.

    I was looking at a Badass II, but it sounds like th Schaller is a better fit. Where'd you get yours? Did it help the low B?
     
  5. BigTopBruno

    BigTopBruno

    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    I bought the bridge used, but I believe it's sold on warmoth.com. Yes...the B string can be properly intonated now.

    good luck

    BTB
     
  6. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Got any pics?
     
  7. BigTopBruno

    BigTopBruno

    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    here you go

    peace