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DescriptionQ-Filter & Bass Filter
Bill's filter is an LCR, inductance, capacitance, and resistance network, sized as a 1" cube, and can be a helpful device for multi-sound capabilities. It is ideal for those players who do not typically use their tone control. It is like taking turns off your pickup while staying noisefree. Its Bill's preferred method versus split coil.
Since the 1960's Bill has promoted the filter as a player and a designer. He's most famous for using it in the guitar he des
Comments from reddit and forums
Discussed in Regrets over series/parallel mod? in the TalkBass.com community
I have a bass with a Q filter--it has a single Peavey T40/T45 pickup--it's a tribute to/clone of the Peavey T45 on a Ibanez RB630 platform. There were 3 pot holes on the guard, ... ... more
A Q-filter from Wilde Pickups could be an interesting control to add to the third hole. FilterSince the pickups wired in series are a beefy humbucker, the Q-filter would give you ... ... more
Discussed in NBD - Curly Gibson Ripper, and I feel like changing my profile to Mr. Lucky in the TalkBass.com community
I don't see why not. Whatever magic there may be in a Ripper is found in the electronics and that extra 1/2" scale length. Duplicate that and I don't see why it wouldn't get the ... ... more