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What would you do? EBMM content.

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by parsons, Mar 18, 2009.

Series, Parallel or other?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2009.
  1. Series, more mids to punch the crowd in the face with!

    3 vote(s)
  2. Parallel, keep it simple.

    2 vote(s)
  3. Install a switch, B@#$$!

    11 vote(s)
  1. parsons


    Feb 22, 2008
    Through several recent aquisitions in the classifieds, I have a EBMM Stingray and a Seymour Duncan MM pickup.

    The Stingray is all stock and the SD pickup came wired up in series. The Ray doesnt have any switching. So how would you wire it? Leave it series or change it to parallel?

    I also own a Sterling with 3 way switching on it but I cant remember what position is what on that switch.
  2. Crabby


    Dec 22, 2004
    get a stock pickup and wire it in parrallel!!!
  3. Mystic Michael

    Mystic Michael Hip No Ties

    Apr 1, 2004
    New York, NY
    If it were me, I'd have it wired for series and parallel. But I always like to have more options, not fewer.

    Your priorities may be different...

  4. parsons


    Feb 22, 2008
    Uh, it already has a stock MM pickup in it. Do you mean add another to make it an HH?
  5. testing1two

    testing1two Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
    Play it stock and sell the Duncan pickup. It's not like Stingrays sound bad.
  6. If you're swapping, series.

    If you're running both simultaneously, install a switch.
  7. Craig_S

    Craig_S Banned

    Oct 15, 2008
    Metro Detroit
    Just leave it stock and sell the other pickup.
  8. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    towards the neck=series
    middle=single coil+dummy coil underneath
    towards the bridge=classic MM parallel
  9. Rano Bass

    Rano Bass

    Sep 9, 2006
    Tijuana Mex.
    If there's something wrong with the stock pickup wire the SD in parallel and put it in there.
    If the stock is good then leave it as it is, it won't sound that different.

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