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Washburn xb 500 peaking issue

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Washburn1216, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. Washburn1216


    Dec 10, 2011
    Hi all! So I have a Washburn xb 500 that I have been playing for 12 years but in the past few years I have had to replace it due to this little issue. Well I want to back so I'm seeking help on how to fix the problem.

    So it is an active bass, the battery is new enough, but whenever I turn the low end pickups/boost up it peeks really nasty and distorts on the articulate stuff. I originally tried to replace the pickups but NOBODY make any that fit this model and Washburn discontinued it a while ago. So no dice there.

    Anyone have any suggestions or had a similar issue? I love this bass and want to bring it back to the stage so I'm open to any suggestions! Thanks in advance!!
  2. Larry Mal

    Larry Mal

    Nov 1, 2011
    Hey man! It's me. Let's see what folks think!
  3. Larry Mal

    Larry Mal

    Nov 1, 2011