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Where do I go to get a preamp?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by LonghornBass, Jun 23, 2002.

  1. I just recieved my MTD Heir 5 from Bassdr and I love it! Next thing on the list is to slap a preamp inside. My question is...where do I look to find one, and who will install it? Can I just find a guitar tech in the yellow pages? Should I find a tech first, then order the preamp through him/her? I saw someone selling an upgraded MTD Beast in the DudePit with the American MTD preamp in that was installed by Mike Lull. Could I just send the bass into Tobias's shop and have him do the install? As you can see, I don't even know where to start. Any guidance would be appreciated. Thanks
  2. iplaybass


    Feb 13, 2000
    Houston, TX
    If you love it, then why the new preamp? No use messing with a good thing.
  3. Iplaybass,
    I want to put a preamp in because:
    I like to tweak with things
    I think putting a 3-band bart pre would make it a super-killer bass for under 800 bones.
    Anyone have any thoughts?
  4. I suggest going to your best local luthier and ordering a Bart preamp through him and having him install it on your bass.


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