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  1. Thread: Mudbucker mods

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    A little testing later: - The sound "opens up" a...

    A little testing later:
    - The sound "opens up" a little without the cover, but it's still a bit clunky and muddy.
    - In parallel it's quite a bit clearer, especially without the cover, but it loses...
  2. Thread: Mudbucker mods

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    Thanks for all your suggestions! Quite a few...

    Thanks for all your suggestions!

    Quite a few things I could try here, looks like I have an evening (or more) of experimentation ahead of me :)
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    53864 53865 53866 Can't seem to get the...

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    Can't seem to get the images to preview, but just click the attachments :)
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    The baseplate is a pretty substantial piece of...

    The baseplate is a pretty substantial piece of brass, about 2mm thick. Itís only held on with 2 screws, so it might be worth trying without it?
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    53857 This is the only picture I have on my...

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    This is the only picture I have on my phone, I can get a better picture a little later. Both magnets have the white mark on top.
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    I don't have the equipment to rewind it so I'll...

    I don't have the equipment to rewind it so I'll try wiring it in parallel first. If it doesn't get any better I have a humbucker with blade magnets we could try instead, there's plenty of room for it...
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    It is wired in series, the coils are a little...

    It is wired in series, the coils are a little over 600 ohms each. Not a proper mudbucker, but still no shortage of mud :)
  8. Thread: Mudbucker mods

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    I found it here:...

    I found it here: https://www.talkbass.com/threads/epiphone-eb-0-mudbucker-impedence.919380/
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    Yeah, itís very low, I thought it was something...

    Yeah, itís very low, I thought it was something wrong with my ohm meter at first, but then I read that the Epi mudbuckers have about the same resistance. Apparently they use pretty thick wire, 36...
  10. Thread: Mudbucker mods

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    Mudbucker mods

    A friend asked if I could get rid of some of the mud in his bass. Itís an Eastwood with a mudbucker in the neck, looks like itís the same as the Epiphone pickups with a low 1.3K DCR reading. My first...
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