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Want to buy new bass pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Mackle590, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. Mackle590


    Apr 18, 2010
    I have a Godin freeway, four string, thinking about buying some new pickups. Any suggestions?
  2. Rick Auricchio

    Rick Auricchio Registered Bass Offender

    What problem are you trying to solve? That would help greatly in making suggestions.
  3. 62bass


    Apr 3, 2005
    I know that bass well and I think a pickup change could help. For one thing the stock pickups seem a bit too mild for me. Also there's a lot of noise when the J bridge pickup is mixed in.

    I'd put in Duncan Quarter Pounders for the P neck pickup myself and change the bridge pickup for a noise cancelling type. Probably something from Duncan too.

    Otherwise that's a very good bass. Can't beat the quality for the price. Nice neck too. They're selling in Canada for a little over $500 currently. They beat most Fenders in my opinion.
  4. ZiggyDude


    Jun 8, 2005
    What sound are you going for?
  5. Mackle590


    Apr 18, 2010
    I don't know. Don't really know anything about pick ups.
    I'm at music school right now and am playing a lot of different stuff.
    Just maybe trying to improve the over all sound.

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