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suggestions for replacement pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Ulyanov, Apr 16, 2001.


  1. Hey
    I play a Yamaha RBX260F with stock pickups, and I'm thinking about installing some new pickups. It has one p style pickup, in the neck position. I want to change that, and maybe install a j style pickup in the bridge position, is that possible? How would I go about doing that? If anyone has any information on how to do this and some names, that would be great.

    Further information, if needed, is:
    It's fretless
    I have TI Jazz Flats
    I play things like Rush, The Police, U2, Primus, (yeah, I realize that none of those sounds like my current setup. I like it anyway)

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. I used Bartolini 8s. They sound so much better!

    The sound is much cleaner, and more defined

    They don't sound harsh (the stock ones, in my opinion do)

    The sound warmer

    I highly recomend them.

    Two minor complaints:

    They pick up a good deal of fretbuzz (more than the stock ones.)

    Also, the attatched documentation is rather poor.

    REMEMBER THIS:

    The braided silver wire goes on the underside of the pot, and the copper cable goes to the thingy sticking out of the other pot. (gave me some trouble)