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Pick up sounds?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by mebusdriver, Feb 27, 2003.


  1. I'm sorry for asking such a dumb question but I need answers. What does a humbucker sound like? What does a single coil sound like? Please feel free to explain sounds of anything I left out. Everyone always talks about pick ups but I'm a beginner at them and I don't know the difference. Other than the look.:meh:
     
  2. Nato

    Nato

    Jun 2, 2002
    I general single coils sound thinner than humbuckers but have more of a defined sound in some ways, But then again humbuckers are more punchy. I love then both and my favorite pickup configuration is MM/J, it gives ya the best of both worlds IMHO. But i would suggest just going to your local music store and trying out the different kinds of basses, that will help more than anything.
     
  3. Corwin81

    Corwin81

    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA