Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Rusty Kramer (Schaller) Pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by xsogol, Aug 19, 2005.

  1. Let me preface this post by saying I have bought identical Schaller (from the old Kramer factory) P pickups from the seller in the link below (that were not rusty seconds) and they were AWESOME.

    Rusty P Pickups

    He's selling some P pickups that have slightly rusted pole pieces....how badly would this affect the tone of these pickups? Should I shy away from these ones? Thanks! :bassist:
  2. jim primate

    jim primate bass guitarist.

    the rust would probably not affect the tone much if at alll.
  3. luknfur


    Jan 14, 2004

    I bought one of the double J's and it wasn't an issue. Not unusual to see rust on older pups. The double was in a sealed plastic pack. Condensation maybe, or maybe a crate of 'em floated ashore : -)