BigMan Lakland 5
This BigMan pickup is the result of a questionable hair brained idea.
Named after the fellow that had said hair brained idea (and the very imposing nature it possesses) the BigMan pickup is not a subtle animal in the least.
Take a Music Man style cover and jam 2 Big Single pickups into that cover. Don’t bother using shorter magnets or less wire – just go for it!
The result is a pickup that is fantastically muscular and unrelentingly powerful. Not for the faint of heart.
Larger shape with ears and wide spacing. These will fit Lakland® and other basses with wider spacing.
This pickup is intended for basses with 19mm spacing ctc at the bridge.
Available with Alnico III magnets
Alnico III magnets differ from Alnico V in that they are warmer with a softer character. Think of them like a 60’s J style sound taken even further down the warm and fat path. Alnico V by contrast is brighter, cleaner and punchier, and will have a more wiry, stringy character. As another example, we’d recommend Alnico III for fretless or a fat 60’s Jaco type thing and Alnico V is great for a modern slap type thing or an R & B sound.
Please Note:Nordstrand supplies chrome screws with their pickups. If you require black or gold screws, we carry them on our pickup screws page.