1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Will this give me the sound I seek?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Danksalot, Feb 25, 2005.

  1. Danksalot


    Apr 9, 2003
    Dallas, Texas, USA
    Endorsing Artist: SIT Strings
    Bass: Passive Warwick Corvette 4-string (Bubinga, Ovangkol, Wenge)

    Sound: Tight, growley, compressed bottom. I love it! :cool:

    Sound I want: Huge uncompressed BOOM! :D

    Can I get both? What part of the sound comes from the wood, and what from the pickups?

    I am thinking about putting a couple MM Pickups in it, with coil splitting abilities. That way I'd have the pickup configuration I have now AND humbuckers in both positions. I know I'd have some routing to do.

    Is this a stupid idea? What things do I need to consider before I make this decision? Would other (non-MM) replacement pickups be a better pick for this job?

    Danksalot for your help!
  2. Primary

    Primary TB Assistant

    Here are some related products that TB members are talking about. Clicking on a product will take you to TB’s partner, Primary, where you can find links to TB discussions about these products.

    Jan 21, 2021

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.