View Full Version : Weissenbor LR Baggs M1 Active Pickup poles setup
09-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Hello, I just installed a M1 Pickup into my Weissenborn. The overal sound is pretty good but even with the volume full on 10 on the pickup I cannot get a decent volume. Is this because of the poles are too low to capture the high string action?
Any one know if it is good idea to rise the poles?
09-03-2013, 08:56 AM
The poles on the M1A are designed to be raised and lowered as needed, so raising them by an 1/8" or so shouldn't cause any issues at all. If you take the poles to far, they can always be re-threaded into the holes without causing any damage.
09-03-2013, 04:01 PM
Thanks Caleb, I'll try... Another question about the poles, I've noticed that the pole for the B string (second from down up) is not there. Is there any reason there is no Pole for this string? I have spare ones if it shoud be there.
09-03-2013, 04:09 PM
The B-String has the highest magnetic output of all of the guitar's strings. So with the M80, we found that having a pole there at all made the B string slightly louder than the other strings, no matter how deep or shallow it was set. By removing the B-Pole completely, the string balance is almost perfect on most guitars as a factory setting.
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