Which replacement pups for a Warwick?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ShaneNZ, Dec 4, 2005.

  1. ShaneNZ


    Nov 30, 2005
    I bought a second hand Warwick Streamer std '99 5 string with MEC soap bar passive pups. They sound ok but just arn't big and dynamic enough to punch through playing live. Which Bartolini's will do the job or is there another pup that is better.

    Any advice gladly accepted

  2. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    IIRC, the Std 5 has the same p-ups as the others, MEC Gold. Then it is P4 shape. But you should rather make sure, measure your p-ups and check the Bartolini online catalog
  3. ShaneNZ


    Nov 30, 2005
    Will have a look. I have an ESP Bass with EMGs that I'm not very happy with either, the sound is there, but not there, if you know what I mean?