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Replacing bridge pup in Lakland 55-01

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Acepiloto, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. Acepiloto


    Aug 25, 2000
    So I've had this bass, stock, for 12 to 13 years now. I've loved it, but I'm starting to think it needs some more oomph. I know I could replace both pickups with the Barts that fit, but I like the way the neck pickup gives me a good P bass sound. How much of a volume difference (overall and between the pickups) would there be if I put in a humbucker at the bridge as opposed to the split coil that's in there now?

    I also intend to upgrade the preamp to an OBP-3.
  2. brbadg


    Nov 10, 2006
    I don't get "oomph".Can't you turn it up or fix the eq to match the sound in your head?
  3. mustBmtd

    mustBmtd Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2012
    • Think about trying an Audere Pro JZ3 3band Tight on a 55-01
  4. mmbongo

    mmbongo Regular Human Bartender Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    If you're going to do both anyway, maybe try just the preamp first. That thing sounds horrid.
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