Squier P-Bass

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Mark Wilson, Mar 25, 2005.

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  1. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    I have stock pickups, any suggestions what I should upgrade them too? I'm thinking Bartolini. But I know nothing about them. Any help?
  2. Bartolini's are clean and quiet and have good clarity and low end.
    Recommend 8S (deep tone) and not 8SU (brighter)

    Also, have heard good things about the Seymour Duncan Basslines.
  3. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    I've had a passive Bartolini P model (8TE) on a comparable bass for 25 years now, and can thoroughly recommend it. It has a clear and open sound with a punchy, well-defined bottom, and is really sensitive to playing dynamics. The more you dig in, the raunchier it sounds, even though the output per se is not that hot.
  4. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    First of all, do a search, belive it or not, this topic has been done here quite extensively before :)

    Secondly, why are you unhappy with your pickups? What are you looking for in your new pickups?


    Fourth: Closed.

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