more growl???

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by stanger503, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. im thinking of getting and essex p bass. but would a change in pickups really change the growl factor?and if so what would be the growliest p pickup available, money isnt a factor for the pickup if that were to influence any ones oppinion.
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    if you want growl, why not get an essex jazz bass?
  3. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    My Essex Jazz with MEC pickups growls like a Rott.
  4. Lockout


    Dec 24, 2002
    Where did you get your MEC pickups? Are they sold new anywhere, or did you get them used from someone?
  5. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    got em used. I guess someone didn't like them in his Warwick, but I love the sound.
    You should pm anyone who talks about changing the pickups in their warwick to something else and see if they'll sell you the MECs.
  6. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    I'm going to agree with everyone else here. P basses really aren't know for their growl. You'll have a much easier time getting growl out of a jazz bass.
  7. AaronWarren

    AaronWarren Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Sunny SoCal
    right now I am selling the entire MEC setup off my Warwick streamer stage 2... If you are interested email me at It is brand new.
  8. Lockout


    Dec 24, 2002
    Hmmm... I don't have any bass I could put them in right now, but I'll let you know if I think of something. :)

    4-string or 5-string?