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Seymour Duncan Hot for Single Coil vs. Quarter Pound

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Space Pickle, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. Space Pickle

    Space Pickle

    Apr 15, 2013
    I want to put a new pickup in my '50s style P Bass. Does anyone have an opinion on either of these?
  2. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    the duncan "hots" always just sounded dull to me.

    the QP will be loud and ballsy.

    ROOTSnFIFTHS Low-end Lover since '78!

    Oct 25, 2012
    NJ to Sin City
  4. Space Pickle

    Space Pickle

    Apr 15, 2013
    ...and I have ordered the hamburger-themed pickup today. Thanks, gentlemen.
  5. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco/HELIX user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Excellent choice.
    The one here does it right in that it is clean when played normally and then gets "ballsy" when you play hard.
    Height adjustment will affect the above.
  6. GlennW


    Sep 6, 2006
    I think I set mine with the E and G magnets/poles 1/4" below open strings, for starters.

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