5 string jazz pups with balls

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Pappasgrind, Mar 18, 2014.


  1. Pappasgrind

    Pappasgrind Supporting Member

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    Having an awfully hard time deciding on jazz pups for my bacchus 5. I'm putting a j retro deluxe pre in it. I'm looking for loud beefy ballsy bowel shaking pups. My ideal tone would be something like Rex browns tone on down 2 (example 8 seconds in http://youtu.be/0q7TQ1ygFA4 ) any suggestions I know this is probably the most redundant pickup question on here. I'm even interested in having some made so don't rule out customs
     
  2. brendanbassist

    brendanbassist Supporting Member

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    Pretty sure Rex uses Spectors with EMGs (primarily).
     
  3. Pappasgrind

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    He does and on that one particular he was using emg dc. Is there something similar to that In jazz pup form?
     
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    Hard to say. You could stick with EMGs and go with the J5, but they won't sound the same since the DC are dual coil. Maybe a split coil like the Delano JMVC 5 FE would be closer.
     
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  6. Pappasgrind

    Pappasgrind Supporting Member

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    Damn I just spent my funds on the east pre I'll probably get the pickups in a few weeks I need to make sure they fit too
     
  9. Pappasgrind

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    I'm considering emg jax pups now I don't think theyll fit though as my bass routes are close to 4 in this is starting to be a pain
     

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