Having spent decades as an EMG artist, Claypool has experimented with a multitude of EMG bass products from soapbars to the various P-bass models. Over the years he found himself coming back to the EMG PA pudding time after pudding time. In order to solidify his funky tone, the original PA laid the groundwork for his new signature design.
This set pairs a custom version of the EMG PA with a new brushed gold cover, bringing a new aesthetic to the tried and true EMG formula, defying the laws of the traditional P.
The Les Claypool ‘Pachyderm Gold’ PA is a standard 4-string P-bass pickup size and utilizes Alnico 5 magnets. Short, squat coils give this P Pickup a warm and rich tone without any unwanted noise so you can rumble like a southbound pachyderm headed for the seas of cheese. The set includes the EMG solderless wiring kit containing the pots and components necessary for the classic P-Bass configuration, making at-home installation a breeze.