Rick Turner wrote:Dan is correct. The discrete transistor emitter followers came into the picture with the Starfire, and were mounted directly on the pickups. Bear did the SG, Ron W. did the Starfire.
Rick Turner wrote:...It looked like spider group sex.
Rick Turner wrote:I don't think you quite get how hand made the original BiSonic mounted preamps were. There wasn't even a perfboard layout. It was transistors soldered directly to resistors soldered directly to capacitors! It looked like spider group sex. This was components directly soldered to one another with a terminal here or there mounted on the plastic bobbin assemblies of the pickups. Worked great.
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