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Used to have an annoying noise

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Shaggy98771, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. Shaggy98771

    Shaggy98771 Guest

    May 19, 2003
    Rockford Illinois
    I had the annoying noise thing going on where everything i did gave me feedback so i took out the pre-amp on
    my bass i was wondering if anyone else has takin there pre-amp out of there bass?:bassist:
  2. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Just out of curiosity, what kind of bass is it?

    Also what kind of pre-amp was it?
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Did it help?

    Usually, feedback is caused by microphonic pickups (they make a loud thud when you tap on the housing with a finger), not the electronics.
    Remedy is waxing the pickups (e.g. with Fender style pups, highend pups like Bartoninis are already sealed) or getting new ones.

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