Archive for the ‘Pickups’ Category

Back in town; Pickup swaps; Lane Poor

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Well, I’m back from vacation now.  It was fun but I missed playing my basses (and experimenting with pickups).  Since I’ve been back, I have been spending more time with this hobby, and trying to get my fingers back into shape.  Two weeks without playing bass made me a bit rusty! (more…)

Carvin soapbar pickups

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Last week I ordered a few of Carvin’s new soapbar pickups to try out, and they arrived this week.  I have to say that I’m quite pleased with these pickups. (more…)

Announcing the ultimate fretless bridge pickup comparison

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Since I’ve been playing and building my own fretless basses for years, I’ve had the opportunity to try several different brands and styles of pickups. I would like to share what I’ve learned, regarding how important the pickup is to the tonal signature of a fretless bass. (more…)