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Which Soapbar has the "butteriest" bottom ?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by JimM, Mar 5, 2002.

  1. JimM


    Jan 13, 2000
    Northern California
    I was 5-string shopping and found a "The Bass Company" with a MM style p/up with a spalted maple top and an ebony fretboard for $799.00 US.
    It was tempting.had a buttery bottom,as BP likes to say,and it got me wondering...are MMs butterier or are standard bartolinis ? or was it from that ebony board ?
    I'm thinking of a five string with a single p/up.I already have a P and a J,both four bangers.I don't slap/pop much,play mostly fingerstyle Blues and Gospel.
    So which p/up has the most "pasteurized" tone ?
  2. bassmangreg


    Jun 20, 2001
    Warrenton, NC
    My thoughts are the Ken Smith soapbars.

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