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Bill n'Becky Wilde Pickups
The P-46 is a multi-pole piece design which accommodates a 4, 5, or 6 string bass. It is standard with four conductor wires for multi-sound wiring options and comes with mounting screws.
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Discussed in Bill Lawrence P46 in the TalkBass community
** Bill Lawrence P46 Precision bass pickup $48.00 shipped conUS lower 48 only ** Great pickup designed and manufactured by Bill Lawrence (now Bill and Becky Wilde Pickups). Not sure of the year but it works fine and is in excellent condition. Made in USA. Maybe you always wanted to try one but found the price for a new ... ... more
Discussed in Who makes a 17.5mm spacing P Pickup for four string bass? in the TalkBass community
As mentioned, standard P pickups should function fine- though the misalignment of the poles under the strings might bother some people. In that case probably the best off the shelf option I know of would be a pickup like the Wilde (Bill Lawrence) P46: P-46Which will be capable of classic tones and is less visually specific ... ... more
Discussed in Precision Players - what after market Pickups have you tried and loved or hated, and why? in the TalkBass community
Loved: - Klein 1962 Epic- Lindy Fralin (stock output wind)- Wilde/Bill Lawrence P-46- David Allen CS-P- Aguilar AG-4P-60 As you might have noticed, I have a definite bias towards the 60s era PB sound. Although I'll make an exception when it comes to the Wilde P-46. ... more
I love the Wilde P-46. To my ears, it nails the 'classic P', sound with possibly a little more clarity. I feel that little extra clarity pays off if you want a more overdriven/distorted tone. And I don't think you can beat the price, currently $72, for a hand made pickup made by the family/trusted friends of a pioneer in ... ... more
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