Originally Posted by MEKer
1. Is having 3 pick-ups really worthwhile?
2. How great of a difference is there from placing the neck pick-up REAL close to the end of the neck or back from it 2-3 inches. I don't know if there really IS a "sweet" spot for placement at neck OR bridge.
1. I have never cared for 3 pickup basses, both sonically and aesthetically.
2. The closer you move the pickup towards the center of the string, the darker the sound will get, because the strings move in a longer path. So 2 or 3 inches will make a huge difference.