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#1 maxoges

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Posted 16 December 2016 - 11:09 PM

I'm going to get a 5 string musicman style pickup for a Stingray 5 clone.
Has anyone tried a Status Graphite MM pickup?

http://www.status-gr...index_home.html

I already have 2 Stingray 5s so I'm open to a different sound. I

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:20 AM

No, but I'm interested.

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 03:53 AM

Status pickups...I don't know. If it were my choice, I'd be talking to someone like Aaron Armstrong about a custom build.
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Posted 17 December 2016 - 10:37 AM

View PostKiwi, on 17 December 2016 - 03:53 AM, said:

Status pickups...I don't know. If it were my choice, I'd be talking to someone like Aaron Armstrong about a custom build.

How would that be, price-wise, compared with the Status ?

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 10:55 AM

Somewhere around the 80-100 range I expect. Drop him a line though and see what he says. I don't know what The status pickup sells for.
Bass: Self built 5-string semi hollow headless, '79 Alembic Series 1 graphite, '78 Musicman Stingray, '86 Pangborn Warlord graphite, '93 Pedulla Pentabuzz, '09 Shuker Headless 6 MIDI (signed by Lee Sklar, Doug Wimbish and Billy Sheehan),'00 Spector NS5CR, '90 Status Series 1 5 string.
Backline: EBS Microbass, Future Impact, Zoom B3 into two Genz Benz Shuttle 6's and two fEARful F112 cabs, two Burman Pro4000HD 140w valve heads, Trace Elliot Hexavalve
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Posted 17 December 2016 - 04:13 PM

Nordstrand have a range of Stingray 5 replacements, including one with a 16.5mm spacing for OLP MM3 (just in case your Stingray 5 clone is one of these). Bassdirect stock them, and Delano too.
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Posted 17 December 2016 - 04:33 PM

View PostKiwi, on 17 December 2016 - 10:55 AM, said:

Somewhere around the £80-100 range I expect. Drop him a line though and see what he says. I don't know what The status pickup sells for.

I thought a custom would be much pricier - interesting.

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 05:32 PM

It's a custom built body and an original neck. Hipshot 17.5 mm bridge. Seymour Duncan "musicman" 3 band preamp.

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 05:35 PM

It's going to be white. The orignal neck has a maple finger board.
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Musicman Stingray 5 with Status neck
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Posted 17 December 2016 - 05:49 PM

View Postmaxoges, on 17 December 2016 - 05:35 PM, said:

It's going to be white. The orignal neck has a maple finger board.

Nice, keep us updated !

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 11:47 AM

Martin Herrick (I don't know his BC username) will custom build you whatever you need.

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 08:05 PM

View PostTheGreek, on 18 December 2016 - 11:47 AM, said:

Martin Herrick (I don't know his BC username) will custom build you whatever you need.

martinherrick,com@gmail.com

www.herrickpickups.com

Will be ordering the 8 coil pickup shortly for a project as well...

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Posted 01 January 2017 - 03:10 PM

Status MM's are £51 + post
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Posted 01 January 2017 - 07:06 PM

I've got EMG ones in my Ray. I really like them. Clear and punchy, not quite as clanky.

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Posted 01 January 2017 - 07:41 PM

How about some of those Pickups Martin Sims has started making? They sound great on the demo, just a suggestion
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Posted 09 January 2017 - 01:30 PM

I got one of the Status MM pups in my Aria GT5 and if you are looking for the traditional MM sound well look somewhere else, these are made with bars instead of pole pieces and this means less magnetic pull. This means the strings can move more freely thus providing a fuller sound.

I like mine a lot.
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