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Lakland JO5 or DJ5. Which preamp?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by B String, Jan 27, 2006.


  1. B String

    B String Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2002
    Los Angeles
    What kind of preamps are you guys putting in your Lakland
    DJ5 and JO5's? Why??
     
  2. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Sadowsky outboard for me. They sound great passive too.
     
  3. sb69coupe

    sb69coupe

    Aug 9, 2004
    Raleigh NC
    +1 on both. I took my Sadowsky pre with me to audition the DJ and JO 4 stringers, and I really loved the sound with both basses.
     
  4. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    I pretty much only use the pre when going for that glossy scooped slap sound. Mine is a DJ5 with fralins.
     
  5. BartmanPDX

    BartmanPDX Supporting Member

    I've got a J-retro in my DJ5.

    LOVE it. Tons of flexibility.
     
  6. B String

    B String Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Where are you guys? I know some of you have preamps
    in your Lakland 5's. C'mon, give with the info y'all.