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MM pickups: Bartolini or Basslines?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Guy Dude Bro, Sep 4, 2002.


  1. Guy Dude Bro

    Guy Dude Bro Guest

    Aug 31, 2002
    Duluth, GA
    I have a Warmoth bass with a single Basslines MM pickup with coil splitting. Would replacing it with a Bartolini sound significantly different/better? I play anything from Punk/rock to jazz and I like to slap a lot.
     
  2. FalsehoodBass

    FalsehoodBass

    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    the bart would sound different, but both are quality pickups.

    Visit the Lakland website, and look in the FAQ. There is an article talking about the differences in sound between Bartolini and basslines MM pickups.

    if i were you i'd stick with what i had.
     
  3. I agree. Barts will be smoother, and with a sweeter midrange, but will change the character too much, I suspect, for the music you are playing.