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8 string pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jeghers Feb 2. 5 Replies

Wanna build a lap steel from a natural Myrtle plank with nice rough edge bark.My problem: can't find a decent 8 string pickup that is reasonably priced.  Supply and demand I suppose, but wow, the…Continue

Anyone still have ThinPups made by Dan Sleep?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jeghers Oct 8, 2017. 4 Replies

I need to replace a flatpup that was sadly damaged by my own careless mistake.  I am very sad about the damage because it was the last pickup I got from Dan Sleep before he passed away :-(I've…Continue

This 4-string bridge is not what I expected!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by smilingdog1 Nov 23, 2016. 29 Replies

Ok, so I got a few 3-string bridges and a 4-string bridge.  Used several 3-string bridges on some other projects and loved them.Now I pulled out this 4-string bridge for the first time... and…Continue

NEED ADVICE: Mounting pickup with low action without weakening the neck??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonno Aug 11, 2016. 42 Replies

Greets,I am starting a new build, and I am facing the dilemma how how to mount the pickup without chopping deeply into the neck.In the past I dodged this issue by using special ultra-thin pickups.…Continue

 

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Mark Jeghers replied to Mark Jeghers's discussion 8 string pickups
"Here's what I just…"
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sparky37 replied to Mark Jeghers's discussion 8 string pickups
Feb 1
Reverend Bow replied to Mark Jeghers's discussion 8 string pickups
"2 - 4 string pickups wired in series and staggered to place the pole pieces under the strings will get'er done... Hell, any 2 normal 6 string pickups wired the same way will work as well and be a lot cheaper"
Feb 1
JL replied to Mark Jeghers's discussion 8 string pickups
"another idea: if you look at images of P-bases you will see they use a pair of mag pickups to span the distance across the strings. You could take a pair of 4 string humbucker pickups, wired in parallel, and do the same."
Feb 1
David L. replied to Mark Jeghers's discussion 8 string pickups
"Ebay has some for various prices - never used them so I am unable to say how good they…"
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8 string pickups

Wanna build a lap steel from a natural Myrtle plank with nice rough edge bark.My problem: can't find a decent 8 string pickup that is reasonably priced.  Supply and demand I suppose, but wow, the prices are crazy high.Any leads on a good 8 string humbucker that is not obscenely expensive?/MarkSee More
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Mark Jeghers and Joe Nanzer are now friends
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At 11:27pm on October 8, 2017, Downtown Vinnie said…

Welcome Mark,nope I wish I did.Elmar makes them in Europe.Very fast and reasonably priced.He can be found on Facebook.Cant remember if hes here or not...Cheers, Vinnie

At 10:41am on December 24, 2016, Derek Rose said…

Excellent tune on the Christmas album, Mark! Good lyrics, playing and singing.

 
 
 

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