#1
Hi there,

I've decided im bored with my bridge humbucker, and want something drastically different, Humbuckers sound all the same to my ears, and I want to do somthing a little different.

I was wondering what a Humbucker-Sized Single Coil in the bridge position would sound like, (for those who don't know, G-400 has Mahogany Body).

Thanks in Advance, and if you want more info, just ask
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#3
look around for some p90's or just do a coil tap
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#4
I must admit, i love the sound of P-90's.
And Coil-tapping is definetly a possibility.

But I didn't ask what to get, I asked what the sound would be like.
Thanks though.
Listen to my band - www.myspace.com/theacidiks
Fender MIM P Bass - Badass II Bridge, Seymour Duncan (Basslines) SPB-3 - Strings 55-115 (Standard Tuning)
EHX Big Bass Muff
Ashdown MAG 300 2-10T
Epiphone G-400 (.11-.52)
LGBT
#5
:-O sorry... i tend to mis read things a bit.

It would deg be more unique. Think brighter tone a little bit of the metalic bight but you would retain some of the mid-range crunch.

Basically, its cool. One of my favorite things is a mahogony body, maple neck and P90's you dont see it often and that is why I like it.

Yours is a pretty close to that but slightly more common. I think it would be a great Idea.
Main Rigs
Guitars
Thineline tele with SD lil '59

Ibanez Artcore AM-73

Line 6 Variax 500


Effects

Line 6 X3 live
Digitech RP-500
Ibanez Weeping Demon


Amps
Roland JC-120
Rocktron VT-60
#6
Quote by kingofchilis
I must admit, i love the sound of P-90's.
And Coil-tapping is definetly a possibility.

But I didn't ask what to get, I asked what the sound would be like.
Thanks though.


That's never easy to say as everybody's gear is different e.g strings/amp/technique/setup etc.
#7
Quote by teknotard
:-O sorry... i tend to mis read things a bit.

It would deg be more unique. Think brighter tone a little bit of the metalic bight but you would retain some of the mid-range crunch.

Basically, its cool. One of my favorite things is a mahogony body, maple neck and P90's you dont see it often and that is why I like it.

Yours is a pretty close to that but slightly more common. I think it would be a great Idea.



Thanks man, thanks perfect!
I'll probably go for coil-tap, due to lack of cash.
But P-90's coudl defiently be a future investment.

Thanks.
Listen to my band - www.myspace.com/theacidiks
Fender MIM P Bass - Badass II Bridge, Seymour Duncan (Basslines) SPB-3 - Strings 55-115 (Standard Tuning)
EHX Big Bass Muff
Ashdown MAG 300 2-10T
Epiphone G-400 (.11-.52)
LGBT
#8
Quote by kingofchilis
Thanks man, thanks perfect!
I'll probably go for coil-tap, due to lack of cash.
But P-90's coudl defiently be a future investment.

Thanks.


You can do a coil tap without having to fit a switch/dril.You can buy Pots that are also pull switches.Means you don't have to change the cosmetics of the guitar
#9
Quote by Sheppola
You can do a coil tap without having to fit a switch/dril.You can buy Pots that are also pull switches.Means you don't have to change the cosmetics of the guitar



Thanks,
I'll defiently look into it.
Listen to my band - www.myspace.com/theacidiks
Fender MIM P Bass - Badass II Bridge, Seymour Duncan (Basslines) SPB-3 - Strings 55-115 (Standard Tuning)
EHX Big Bass Muff
Ashdown MAG 300 2-10T
Epiphone G-400 (.11-.52)
LGBT
#10
You can buy a converter plate on ebay for $4 that will allow you to put a single coild in the humbucker spot if you want a real one. I have one in the middle pickup position of my sg custom.
#11
Honestly I don't think you are going to see much difference in tone. If you switch from humbuckers to single coils you will probably hear a difference in tone, but it wont be better than before. I hate being the one to say this but what you need is a new amp. I think you will be dissapointed with the new pickups when you could save up a little more money and get nice cheap tube amp.
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#12
Quote by FendermanOC
Honestly I don't think you are going to see much difference in tone. If you switch from humbuckers to single coils you will probably hear a difference in tone, but it wont be better than before. I hate being the one to say this but what you need is a new amp. I think you will be dissapointed with the new pickups when you could save up a little more money and get nice cheap tube amp.


When I record and play live i Play through a Boogie Mk 4,

So I don't think i need an amp...
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Fender MIM P Bass - Badass II Bridge, Seymour Duncan (Basslines) SPB-3 - Strings 55-115 (Standard Tuning)
EHX Big Bass Muff
Ashdown MAG 300 2-10T
Epiphone G-400 (.11-.52)
LGBT
#13
p-90's wont fit in the humbucker space your need to route it a bit
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#14
Quote by teknotard
look around for some p90's or just do a coil tap


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