Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by SoComSurfing, Mar 17, 2002.

  1. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Any input on these choices?

    Bartolini NTMB 3-band preamp with mid band select switch

    Aguilar OBP-1 18v preamp

    EAST 3 band preamp with bypass
  2. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    Are you having something built, Adron?
    My new FBB will have the Bart NTMB w/ 3 J's;
    I've got the Aguilar in the DB924 format.
    If the East is the same as the J-retro, I hope to get one of those too, once the pedal version comes out.

    We could do a 3-way with them-
    Let me rephrase that...
    a preamp taste-test shootout?
  3. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    As of now I'm still considering my options. I'm debating now between a Warwick and having an FBB built. They're both gonna be a ways off, though. What are you having Matt build you now?
  4. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    4 string fretted, 2.5" @ 24th fret
    34" scale wenge fingerboard
    marbled claro walnut top/black walnut body wings
    Lupus body shape
    Claro walnut headstock veneer
    5 piece wenge/mahogany neck-thru
    Black ABM bridge, Hipshot Ultralite tuners
    Bartolini 3J setup, Bartolini NTMB preamp
  5. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Just to clear this up....the "East Preamp" is indeed the "U-Retro" preamp built by John East in the UK that I distribute here in the US. One of my dealers didn't like John's name of his unit a few years back and decided to call them "East Preamps".

    Sorry for any confusion.
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