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Sadowsky 5 string soapbars

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by jongor, Jan 16, 2005.


  1. jongor

    jongor

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    Anyone use these pickups?

    Impressions?

    2 or 4 wires?

    Thanks
    :bassist:
     
  2. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    They sound great, warm round huge in tone. :bassist:
     
  3. jongor

    jongor

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    Thanks MM...

    Is there a preamp that you used with them?
     
  4. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member


    Yes the Sadowsky preamp.
     
  5. jongor

    jongor

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    Cool, what bass are these pickups in?

    If it's a Sadowsky, would you measure the position of them for me?

    Thanks
     
  6. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    I dont own a Sadowsky with these pick ups but when i am in Roger Sadowsky shop i allways play them.
     
  7. todd 4ta

    todd 4ta

    Apr 3, 2003
    Indiana
    Seymour Duncan is coming out with a new passive soapbar model, the Basslines Phase II Passive Soapbar, that is supposed to be very close to the Sadowsky soapbars (Seymour Duncan makes the soapbars for Sadowsky). The current Basslines soapbars are active.

    I asked the SD guys if they make an off-the-shelf soapbar that is close to the Sadowsky, and they told me these new passive Phase II's will be available soon. I'm pretty sure he said they will be first available in the P2 size, and perhaps later in the EMG40 size.