Klein vs Novak Precision Pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by BECKER, Sep 6, 2020.


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  1. BECKER

    BECKER

    Jan 24, 2016
    Simply looking for any thoughts on these two manufacturer’s precision pickups. (Especially the ‘59 and CC.) Klein ‘59, Klein ‘62, Novak PB-V or Novak PB-CC. Looking to assemble an aggressive and biting 70’s style ash/maple rounds p bass. Aggressive finger style with some pick use and some slap. I’m contemplating an overwound Lollar P and maybe a DiMarzio Model P right now too, but not looking for comment on those two. Those pups are fairly well known. Looking for a mostly even spectrum across the pickup. Fairly aggressive and contained lows, present to ever so slightly scooped mids and a slightly subdued high end.
     
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  2. seafarer_paul

    seafarer_paul

    May 31, 2009
    Kauai
    I have the Klein 58. It does sound like a true 58. I compared them and was impressed as to how close they sounded.
     
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  3. punchdrunk

    punchdrunk Inactive

    Jun 22, 2013
  4. Grinderman

    Grinderman

    Dec 21, 2013
    Los Angeles
    Thread dredge. I just built a new '58-based P with the Klein Epic '58 and it does sound great.
     
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