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Ok, I know %^* about pickups....

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by CYoung, Nov 6, 2001.


  1. CYoung

    CYoung

    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    Ok, I admit I know very little about various pickups. I know what active, passive, and humbucker mean, but the differences between brands and styles has me a bit confused. If you don't mind, post some links so I can research this matter. I have read and searched a good bit here on TB and it has helped, but I am looking for more explanation of the type of sounds various makes and styles of pickups have. Thanks!
     
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

  3. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
  4. CYoung

    CYoung

    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    Thanks guys, I shall enjoy reading over these today. If any of you have others, please post them for me. I am trying to avoid asking the dreaded newbie questions like "What is the best pickup....." I know those are annoying and I prefer to do some research first.