Any of y'all have any experience or can recommend the Wickedbucker for a Reso biscuit style?I'm looking at flat pups for a project with a resonator biscuit and ran across the Wickedbucker as a…Continue
Hey y'all,I chose to ask this question here rather than the Reso Hangout forum, since I get the impression over there they are a little less DIY (erhm budget minded) when it comes to gear. Makes…Continue
"Metal covers and pickguards affect the eddy currents of the magnets. This can be a good thing or a bad thing.
Aluminum can nullify the 60 cycle hum of single coil pickups if enough aluminum is used and aluminum is great for shielding against RF…"
"I almost went the MCB route, but the Wickedbucker got highly recommended to me by another dealer
Looking at it now I could've but one from MGB and wrapped it myself in aluminum
But not sure how they compare plugged in"
"A graphic EQ pedal, used with an acoustic simulator pedal or preset, could make a lapsteel sound like a reso.,,.looking at what the big boys use, it is usually a magnetic pickup and a pre-amped piezo blended together to get that dobro sound…"
"I got my "Flatcat" pickup from Wayfinder on ETSY. I used it for a 4 string acoustic style CBG guitar I built. Magnetic pickups don't always do well with acoustic strings(the solid strings are louder than the wound ones), but I…"
"Update:Upon scouring these forums I ran across and contacted the very talented and helpful Mojobone works.Who actually recommended I try the Wickedbucker. In conjunction with that, I also bought some 27mm piezo discs to try out the…"
Any of y'all have any experience or can recommend the Wickedbucker for a Reso biscuit style?I'm looking at flat pups for a project with a resonator biscuit and ran across the Wickedbucker as a possible cheaper alternative to (outrageously) expensive Krivo, Lace, National or even Sixtus (not too bad $) flat buckersTheres a lot of videos for the 1st 3 and the Krivo seems to capture the "Reso" sound the best I got plenty of "plain" 'ole electrics around, so i'm trying to avoid something that will…See More
"Thanks for the fast reply Jerry, and awesome name (My Dad's name)!I have a few rods floating around from standard acoustics and whatnot, however this is my first ResoHow would you mount it to the biscuit?"
"All you suggest would work, however I am budget minded too., A rod piezo in the biscuit, with a little preamp would capture the reso sound well.,.,for me, I'd go with a flatbucker made for 6 string, and when I say flatbucker, I mean the brand…"
Hey y'all,I chose to ask this question here rather than the Reso Hangout forum, since I get the impression over there they are a little less DIY (erhm budget minded) when it comes to gear. Makes since, you got an expensive antique instrument, really, what is a $200 dollar pickup investment at that point? Whereas I bought a cheapie Asian biscuit style resonator.Question: Between a Wickedbucker ,floating jazz neck pup or hotplate (maybe with a lipstick pup, lawd knows I got a few)What would you…See More