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need help with a good ste up for....

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ratamahatta, Nov 1, 2003.


  1. ratamahatta

    ratamahatta Guest

    Sep 8, 2003
    selah
    Im building a five string and i need help for a good pickup configuration, all i know is theyre gunna be emg's but i have no clue about what kind or the placement, i need something that can play different kinds of music cuz my band plays a lot of metal but we play a lot of greenday too and theyre very different.
    thx
     
  2. I'm curious, why EMG's?

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    Treena
     
  3. ratamahatta

    ratamahatta Guest

    Sep 8, 2003
    selah
    My bass instructor recomended them.
     
  4. ratamahatta

    ratamahatta Guest

    Sep 8, 2003
    selah
    i tried some basses at guitar center and found that i like the bartolini (spelling) humbuckers the best. what do u think. have you had any experience with those pickups, good or bad?
     
  5. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    DO a search. THey are quite popular here.