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Late NPD! 1971 P Bass Pickup

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Bass4ThePublic, Dec 27, 2020.


  1. Bass4ThePublic

    Bass4ThePublic Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2019
    Kansas City
    Hello, a couple weeks ago, I bought these 71 p pickups for a sweet deal from a TB'er in the classifieds. I'm blown away by the tone here. I installed them in my MIM P, and the instrument came alive! I have sound demos, of course. Strings are couple month old Rotosound Swing Bass stainless steels. Signal chain is Bass -> Seymour Duncan Studio Compressor -> IRIG -> Garageband straight DI
    Demos:
    War Pigs- Black Sabbath with 1971 Pickup

    Original Riff With 1971 Pickup

    Original Riff with Aguilar 60's P bass pickup for comparison


    The Pup in the bass
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    The date on the pup indicating 1971
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  2. Bass4ThePublic

    Bass4ThePublic Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2019
    Kansas City
    Have a set of GHS Precision Flats on the way and a TUSQ nut, will report back with demos once those are installed
     
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