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"Number two that's out with me right now is my '66 Guild Starfire which is a read hollow body. What you'll notice on there is that it doesn't have the regular Hagstrom Bysonic pickup, because that's normally what they would use in those Guild Starfires back then. But when they couldn't get those in from Sweden, the pickup that's in there is typically what you would see in the old Hagstrom solid-body guitars. Some people call it the Mickey Mouse pickup because it looks so cheap. But again, it's still just a single coil and it is the loudest yet clearest pickups of any of my basses. Again this was just a real awesome find that I got last year. It's a stock pickup but it's very unique. I love the sound, I wouldn't change it - Flatwounds tuned to E-flat. I tune it to E-flat so that I can use it exclusively on 'Everybody Talks.' The cool thing with that is that we doubled the bass with a synth-bass line and on the chorus, and what's unique about that bass is that it complements it and has a real natural topend that complents the synth-bass as well. So I'm bringing the dirt and the cut of the note and then we're getting that underbody with the synth."
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