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An old Gibson P-13 pickup

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by janothebear, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. janothebear

    janothebear Tele-Meister

    142
    Oct 18, 2008
    Dirty Jerzy
    I finally got the nerve to take this old pup out of a handmade bass I bought way back. Just took a couple of photos to show you all....
    The cap says "grey tiger type GT 452 .02 MFD"
     

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  2. lendryesky

    lendryesky Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    34
    Jun 14, 2007
    Michigan
    Interesting. Was it originally meant for bass? Looks older than the birth of the P bass
     
  3. janothebear

    janothebear Tele-Meister

    142
    Oct 18, 2008
    Dirty Jerzy
    I don't think it was meant for a bass, but I bought this guitar from an online auction, and it turned out to be a handmade job. The bass itself is in pretty rough shape, but the pickup works well.
     
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  5. voided3

    voided3 Tele-Afflicted

    May 6, 2005
    Earth
    That definitely looks like it came from a lap steel. What use do you have in mind for the pickup?
     
  6. janothebear

    janothebear Tele-Meister

    142
    Oct 18, 2008
    Dirty Jerzy
    I've been out of work for a while now, and back in school full time, so I'm
    thinking I'm gonna Ebay it. Not sure if I'll sell the guitar with the pickup or separately.
     
  7. TeleDrifter

    TeleDrifter Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 13, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ, USA
    That pup has Ry Coodercaster written all over it..Slide Slide Slide....Open E.
     
  8. tweedtone

    tweedtone Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    49
    Dec 2, 2004
    Tampa Bay, FL
    That'd be pretty neat for a neck-pickup-only jazzcaster.
     
  9. nic'o'caster

    nic'o'caster Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 10, 2004
    Middle Earth
    Definitely Lap steel :
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    I have one of those in an old Harmony H56
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    great piece of history and great tone, but the pickup is real bassy and lacks definition in the neck position. I'm sure it sounds killer at the bridge, certainly great for slide.
     
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