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Posted by Andy Seed on October 07, 2001 at 05:39:40:
In Reply to: Biesele Pick ups posted by Steve Gilbert on October 06, 2001 at 18:01:39:
: Has anyone had any experience with Biesele pick ups?
Although I myself have never used a magnetic pickup on an upright , one of the bass players here does and going by his sound you might as well be playing bass guitar ! You lose all of the acoustic qualities of the bass and if you have a high string action the signal is so weak that you have to turn your amp up really loud to compensate so you get feedback that way !
In the end the choice is yours but if you want to play a 6 feet high bass guitar go ahead ! - that's the sound you'll get .
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