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Will Power vs Quarter Pounder

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Skepp, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. Skepp


    Apr 6, 2006
    What do you prefer Will Power or Quarter Pounder?
  2. hansahol


    Jul 7, 2005
    willpower.more power and thicker tone.
    Hans Å
  3. wtf_is_a_bass

    wtf_is_a_bass Guest

    Aug 11, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Endorsing Artist: PiGLET picks

    wait what kinda bass are we putting it in?
  4. I believe its a Highway One P Bass, dunno... Will Powers are awesome , one big plus is that they have covered pole pieces so you dont have to worry about your strings touching them and giving you that ugly "pop" sound. The WP can get really aggressive, but tr can also go smooth. They really cute through the mix because they have a lot of mids, they are not as hot as the 1/4 pounders though, I've heard that the 1/4s are really hot, which I think is bad.

    You can get some pretty descent sounds out of the Will Power, trust me, Sheehan uses it too.

  5. the poles on the quarter pounders are don't reach above the cover so your strings just can't touch them either ;)
  6. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    For me the Dimarzio Model P. But that's me. Other than that I'd probably take the QP.
  7. ^ The Will Power is bassically an updated version of the Model P
  8. I have the Will Power Middle in one P, and the Quarter Pounder in another.

    WPM is strung with EXL-220 rounds.
    QP is strung with Rotosound rounds, model unknown.

    I find the QP fraught with semi-obnoxious harmonics, and not as pleasant sounding as the WPM. I attribute this to strings more than anything else.

    I have some Bass Tones Recorded Here that you can wade through for samples and comparisions.

    The WPM and QP are both recorded with the same high quality technique: Countryman DI into a Sonar workstation. The older recordings were not done that way.
  9. ^ Cool, I've never heard the QP before until now, and I expected something better, the Will Power sounds better.
  10. Skepp


    Apr 6, 2006
    thx everbody!! think the Model P right choice for me thx!
  11. :p If feel dumb, I thought this was about dieting!:p
  12. quarter pounders have a pretty serious midrange honk. It wasn't for me.
  13. wtf_is_a_bass

    wtf_is_a_bass Guest

    Aug 11, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Endorsing Artist: PiGLET picks
    LOL HAHA I gettit. Probly one of the funniest TB posts ive seen

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