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standard vs. steel poled

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by blackswordsman, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. Does anyone have any input on the sound differences between these options?? Specifically I'm referring to the option offered on Lindy Fralin's bass pickups.


  2. luknfur


    Jan 14, 2004

    Lindy would be the one to ask about his pups but in general there's alnico 5 and ceramic. Alnico's are common for a warmer, less clear, vintage like tone and ceramics for a brighter, clearer, higher output, more contemporary tone.

    That's a gross generality as the mag is just one influence on a pups tone. I would contact Lindy.

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