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Steve-Mr Pig 2U

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Zebra P-Bass set
« on: May 27, 2005, 07:38:32 PM »
Here's a pic of what a zebra P-bass set looks like. We can also do double cream, double white or even black and white. Ive never seen a zebra set before, has anyone else??

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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2005, 11:01:37 PM »
Any plans for a Stingray humbucker? Our bass player can sound a bit 'over bearing' if you know what I mean.
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Steve-Mr Pig 2U

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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2005, 11:27:21 PM »
Yeh, we can do bass Humbuckers. Im not sure what Tim has in mind for the product range, but im fairly certain we can get the parts for them.

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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2005, 06:09:56 PM »
Great! Now, before me lies the most difficult challenge in the world; convincing our bass player that he needs a pickup change. :?
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2005, 02:34:54 PM »
A Jazz Bass set'd be nice. In fact a bass line of BKP's would be excellent.

How about sets named in a similar way to the other pickups?

"Generation" - Entwistle
"Xanadu" - Geddy Lee's Rickenbacker
"bar-steward" - Lemmy's Rickenbacker
"NIB" - Geezer Butler
"Off White" - Jack Bruce
"Pepper" - Flea

etc, etc.
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Steve-Mr Pig 2U

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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2005, 06:33:31 PM »
We are planning to do a bass line, we sell quite a few already. And yes they will all be named in the same way as our other pickups!

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2005, 11:53:45 AM »
Quote from: Steve May
We are planning to do a bass line, we sell quite a few already. And yes they will all be named in the same way as our other pickups!


Ooo, I clearly found out about all this at just the right time.  As a guitarist-turned-bassist, I come predisposed toward replacing pickups and take a general delight in mucking about with the kit :)  

As a long-time Lemmy fan, sign me up for some "Bass of Spades" pickups :)  Well, actually Lemmy's tone as recorded is sometimes a bit buzzy and trebly for me -- though whatever's in the newer signature Ricks he uses sounds damn good, likewise his older Hawkwind-era sound when I think he sometimes used a Gibson Thunderbird humbucker (though what era of Thunderbird pickup, I don't know).  And I totally dug the late Allen-Woody's Pappalardiesque tone, and Woody did that humbucking Gibson/Epiphone bass pickup thing.  My Rickenbacker has single coils in it, but I think something like mini-humbucker things fit in there would sound rather better to me.

Ah well, it's all good :)  I'll sit tight and dream about the details of the bass pickup line :)

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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2005, 07:25:56 PM »
After making myself a set of precision pickups (that’s my bass in the pic!) vie decided to take the Bartolinis/MEC's out of my Warwick’s and replace them with ours. The BKP's have a much fuller tone, very warm and open.
I think that in comparison the Actives sound cold and a bit lifeless.
I will try and post some clips of the P-bass in the next couple of weeks so you can hear them for your self!