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Which J-pups should i get, sorry.

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Aaron, Sep 22, 2001.


  1. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I've read the j pup shootout and i'm still debating. I pretty much want humbucking stacked pickups that are extremely clear, and have a lot of warmth. I guess i want mine to be the anti-mud.
     
  2. I dig the Dimarzio DP123's, and I put them on 2 jazz basses. If you want a step up from that, go with the Seymour Duncan Stacks. A pair of Dimarzio's is $90 at Musician's Friend, and the Seymour Duncan's will run you about $150 for the pair. Since my basses were cheap, I couldn't see putting in $150 pickups. The Dimarzio's are cool with me, but may be too old sounding for you.

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    Chris
     
  3. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I have a DP123 bridge pickup, it is a bit muddy for me. I was thinking of getting something like SD classic stacks, or the bart. quad coils, but i don't know much about pick ups. Well, i know you can get a canopy to go on top, but that is about it.
     
  4. I'd go with the SD classic stacks. But, you see, I've never heard the SD's or the Bart's, so my opinion is worth even less than it usually is. :D

    Now where in hell is the Black Plague Village? :confused:

    Chris
     
  5. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    The Pacific North West, well, it is actually a monty python thing.
     
  6. jwymore

    jwymore

    Jul 26, 2001
    Portland, OR
    The SD Classic Stacks are a great pickup. Very clean, transparent and quiet, with a lot of tonal possibilities. Great for a player that needs the true sound of the instrument to shine through.

    The are not super high output though, so if your looking for something that rocks your socks off, I would look for something else. Possibly the Hot Stack.

    The stacks run a fair amount more money than a single coil, but can be found for about $130.00 per set.
     
  7. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    maybe i'll buy myself a cristmass present, :).