FS 6-String Guitar and 5-String Bass Pickups


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Feb 4, 2013
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Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: See below
Modifications (if any):
Accessories (hardshell case etc):
Location (City,State or City,Country):
San Francisco, CA, USA
International OK? :
Contact Info (No Phone #s): Here
References (eBay or other forum userid):
Reverb @monroe
Price (include currency and if firm/obo):
Varies per pickup. Prices include shipping to continental US.

All pickups work as they should and have at least 8 inches of lead left unless otherwise stated. Please see below for prices for each pickup/set:

Seymour Duncan Phat Cat (Bridge only) - $60
- Excellent sounding humbucker-sized P90. Single conductor with braided ground. Very mild wear on nickel cover, and it has about 6 inches of lead left, which is plenty for a typical installation.

Paul Reed Smith 85/15 TCI USA set - $340
- This is the USA set with the square bobbins and a slightly brighter/clearer sound than the import version. PRS doesn't sell these new, so the only way to get them is to purchase a guitar with them (these are from my CE Custom 24 Semi hollow). 3 conductor enables coil splitting.

Strandberg MF Classic set - $240
- If you're not familiar, the Strandberg MF pickups were designed by Michael Frank-Braun, who designed the Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, and Plini signature pickup sets. These are not the cheap G&B pickups that came on older models; they really upped their game with their MF pickups. Strandberg sells them on their website for Bare Knuckle prices, and they are usually sold out.
- It's hard to capture on camera, but the pickups have a chrome-ish bobbin, not a black one.
- They are 3 conductor for coil splitting, but they can easily be converted to 4 conductor. For a few bucks more, I can include a Schaller superswitch that enables the factory wiring's partial coil split, which sounds amazing.

Bartolini 57J1L/S 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set - $150
- These are long/short pickups; the bridge pickup is ~4.12” (~104.6mm), and the neck pickup is ~4.00” (101.5mm). They are American Standard sized, but check your bass, as some other manufacturers use this sizing.

Bartolini BH2 5/6 string Soapbar Pickup Set - $80
- Pulled from an Ibanez EHB1005MS, so they have funky dimensions that can fit in some 5 strings or some 6 strings (4.62" x 1.25"). I can include the Ibanez preamp as well if you'd like.