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Tell Herrick About Your Favorite Passive, Single-Pickup, Non-PBass Basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Herrick, Jul 25, 2012.


  1. Herrick

    Herrick

    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Yes. Pictures welcome.
     
  2. Herrick

    Herrick

    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Anyone?
     
  3. dedpool1052

    dedpool1052

    Jan 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    no p-bass?
    then my answer is the G&L L-1000.
    one of the loudest damn passive basses i've ever heard.
     
  4. hieronymous

    hieronymous

    Nov 28, 2002
    Northern CA
    Rickenbacker 4000! Pickup is in a position comparable to P-Bass, legend says this pickup sounds different than a 4001/4003 with just the bridge pickup selected. I used to think they looked yucky, but came around.

    This video maybe isn't the best sound-wise but it looks cool!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFP-alYNq5I&feature=player_embedded
     
  5. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    I like my StingRay classic, it has a passive single pickup, it has an active 2 band pre amp though.... does it still count?
     
  6. Herrick

    Herrick

    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Sure why not? :cool: I'm trying to find out more about passive single-pickup basses that aren't Ps. I think it's odd that The Precision was so influential yet there don't seem to be many passive single-pickup basses out there that aren't straight-up copies :meh: There are loads & loads of basses with two pickups (humbuckers, single-coils, soapbars) with unique (non-Jazz) body shapes.

    I guess there isn't much demand for what I'm looking for :( I do like my Precision Bass but I wish there were more passive single-pickup basses for me to try out.

    Edit: I know there is a thread where people posted their single-pickup basses. Not sure why I made my own thread. Guess I was bored.
     

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