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Need some flippin help!!

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Gandolf Bassist, Sep 8, 2001.


  1. I am going to go ahead and change the Pups on my Ibanez. Now I would like to change the Pups on my Explorer bass. It has two humbucking Pups. I would like to put a basslines MM style in the bridge position, now I dont know what to do with the other one. I need help! Thanx for any responses in advance. Hopefully someone WILL answer this time!
     
  2. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    G-B,

    I'm wonderin' just what kind of Explorer you have.
    Is it like this one?...

      [​IMG]
     
  3. Hey notduane, yes it is that, but mines black:D
     
  4. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    Hmm...I think there might be a concern there RE string-spacing.
    Granted, the M/M's got those big-@$$ polepieces, but there
    could be some mis-alignment. Some routing would be required
    to accommodate those "ears" (tabs) and (most likely) different
    outside dimensions of the M/M...

    [​IMG]

    You might wanna' consider a Bart BB, BC, M3, or M4, depending
    on the dimensions of your current pups. Most of those Bart
    models have blade style polepieces in three configurations --
    split-coil (P type), dual-coil, and triple coil. Plus, each has
    different windings for "deep", "brighter", and "brightest" tone.

    If ya' wanna' go that route, grab a ruler and check the dimensions
    of the pups that are currently on your Explorer. Then peruse
    the Bart Dimensions catalog for the best fit (least routing ;) ).

    For those (PDF) Bart catalogs, click here.
     
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Barts, yeah, that's the ticket! Love those Barts.
     
  6. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    Tee-hee :p NO I don't sell`em. I AM thinkin' about becoming
    a Bergantino distributor, though ;)
     
  7. Hey notduan I believe I may go the way of the barts.
     
  8. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    :D Cool beans! Glad to help.
     
  9. Cool beans? Wouldn't warm or hot beans be tastier to eat?
     
  10. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    That dern Gabu :D I never used that expression till I come here.
     
  11. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
    "flippin;" help?? I resembal that remark!:cool:
     
  12. Prague77

    Prague77

    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    any idea where i could order some barts online?
     
  13. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
  14. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    [​IMG] smart-a$$ ! [​IMG]

    Mars online has a few to choose from -- kleek :)
     
  15. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
    I could'nt help it..he just opened himself so good for that one.
     
  16. Prague77

    Prague77

    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    any idea what bart p'up would fit a conklin gt-4?
     
  17. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Soapbars, Humbuckers. EMGs, Bartolinis, Seymour Duncan etc. all make them.
     
  18. Prague77

    Prague77

    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    I know, but do you have any idea what specific size of bartolini pick up would fit the gt-4? i can't d/l the pdf catalog from bartolini.net because im using the schools library computer.
    :/
     
  19. flipperwhite

    flipperwhite

    Jul 12, 2001
    usa
    hay prague77 your not sore are ya?
     
  20. Prague77

    Prague77

    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    pfffft i didnt get it at first anyway...untell i read that other post. :p
    simpsons.com wasnt even about the cartoon, its some search engine that has an endless amount of pop ups. i was sitting here typing away looking for bartolini on it. now i feel stupid :p hehe