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Lil Killer Bronco

Discussion in 'The BASS Place' started by ThreePlyGuy, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. ThreePlyGuy

    ThreePlyGuy Friend of Leo's

    Coil tapped GFS 10K and a little fret attention really woke this Bronco up. Just opened slot ends a tad and pup squeezed right in, switch nice addition for this pickup. Nice bargain pup with load of tones, fun little player now.
     

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  2. bendecaster

    bendecaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 1, 2007
    maine
    Do you like that pickup? Is it powerful enough without being dark and muddy?

    I've got a 70's Jazz Bass copy and the pickups are rather weak. I've tried adjusting the height and it just dosen't cut it. I feel like I'm playing too hard to get a decent sound out of it, which in turn makes it sound slappy/buzzy.

    I'm sorry to hijack your thread! I tried to ask advise on the pickup forum without any responses.
     
  3. ThreePlyGuy

    ThreePlyGuy Friend of Leo's

    I like 10k very much for the Bronco, it takes a Stang sized pup anyway. Look Ebay if you have not already, lots of J size pups in 6 to 11 available in single and hum. Here's my '73 J and a parts caster I'm currently putting together.
     

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  5. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell TDPRI Member

    46
    Jun 21, 2011
    Columbia, SC
    Exactly the mod my brother and I did to his Bronco. His is wired series/parallel/kill, and parallel is pretty quiet.
     
  6. bendecaster

    bendecaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 1, 2007
    maine
    Sweet looking stuff!

    I haven't checked ebay because I really wasn't sure what I was looking for. I guess a pickup that's got more power & clarity that's in the 10K range.

    Thanks for the advise.
     
  7. tommysixgun

    tommysixgun TDPRI Member

    22
    Jan 27, 2012
    Pennsylvania
    I'd like to mod my son's Bronco with this. It's a great bass. Here he is on stage Saturday, with his violin bass and the Bronco

    Tommy

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  8. Sollophonic

    Sollophonic Friend of Leo's

    I did a similar mod to my Bronco, made a big difference.

    Standard guitar sized Hotrail.

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