The steel blades in the Thunder’Blade provide a larger magnetized surface area which in turn creates more inductance. This higher inductance creates a bolder, warmer, and fuller sound - the sound the the Thunder’Blade is known for.
Bold and full with a rounder top end yet with clarity. The Thunder’Blade is great for players who want a rounder sound with definition and is a great choice for motown, jazz, and finger styles especially. The warmest of our 3 bass pickups.
The Universal Mount is a direct drop-in replacement for standard sized Filter'trons - with and without "ears" or “clips”. This pickup comes with two pieces of compression rubber, 2 mounting (wood) screws, and the Universal Mount Clip Pack which includes everything you will need to mount the pickups to your ring or pickguard. Please refer to the Tech Specs tab to learn more.
DC Resistance is not entirely an indicator of true pickup output, although it can be helpful.
Bridge: DCR - 4.8k / Inductance - 2.79H
Neck: DCR - 4.0k / Inductance - 1.74H
This pickup is shipped with 4-conductor wire but is ready for standard 2-conductor connection. The extra red and green wires come soldered together and taped off - to split coils, send these to ground. 4-Conductor wire is also convenient for custom switching i.e. pickups combined in series or parallel.
Filter'tron Replacement: The Universal Mount is a direct drop in replacement for Vintage Filter'trons, HS Filter'trons, Fideli'trons, Mega'trons, Full’trons and any other standard sized 'Trons (including our old No Ears & English Mount). Blacktop Filter'trons require one Dual Screw Mount Adapter per pickup in order to attach to their stock rings. When replacing Broad'trons and Gretsch-Buckers, you will need a new EM2 Ring.
Installing Single Pickup: If you play a single pickup bass and your pickup route is in the center (between standard neck and bridge placement) then opt for a neck pickup. If you want a more aggressive sound, opt for a bridge pickup.