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Keep my John East MMSR preamp?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Dasgre0g, Oct 7, 2017.


  1. Dasgre0g

    Dasgre0g Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2007
    Austin
    I'm just looking for a couple second opinions. I have a musicman stingray classic 5 that was sold to me with a John East Music Man 3 knob stacked preamp. I also have the original preamp. I'm thinking of returning it to stock. Opinions? 20160108_045704_atc_1506086452844.
     
  2. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Is it possible for you to go to a music store and compare a stock Classic 5 next to your John East loaded bass?
     
  3. Dasgre0g

    Dasgre0g Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2007
    Austin
    It's weird because I remember how they should sound. And it's actually very close. You just get a little more Bass and you get to screw with the mids. It's almost out of principle.. I started to think that they did this entire instrument in the specific way for a specific reason... simple, vintage, and solid. But here I am running extremely high tech preamp
     
  4. ctmullins

    ctmullins fueled by beer and coconut Supporting Member

    Apr 18, 2008
    MS Gulf Coast
    I'm highly opinionated and extremely self-assured
    East stuff rules. I'd keep it. If you don't, let me know!
     
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  5. Dasgre0g

    Dasgre0g Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2007
    Austin
    I will definitely let you know