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Pickup suggestion for fretless P

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by saaronanderson, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. saaronanderson


    Mar 6, 2012
    I am building a fretless P from some spare parts. Does anyone have a suggestion on a P pickup that would produce a better sound for a fretless?
  2. DrSpunkwater


    Sep 17, 2012
    I think Bill Lawrence's P46 is the best P pickup I've ever heard, period. Be prepared to widen your pickguard cavity, though.
  3. saaronanderson


    Mar 6, 2012
    Yeah. I have some in another build. They do sound great. I just didn't know if there was some specific pick up that was known to work well with fretless. After all is said and done I may end up going with another Lawrence.
  4. Laurent

    Laurent Supporting Member

    May 21, 2008
    Napa, California
    Aguilar AG-4p60 or Seymour Duncan Antiquity II.
    Dimarzio Model P is another option if you want a more assertive (but not aggressive) tone.

    Come to think of it the Seymour Duncan SPB-1 would also be very nice. Great value pickup.

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