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70's Jazz Bass Pickup Layout: Help requested

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by PCR, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. PCR

    PCR Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2008
    Hi folks,

    I'm laying out the dimensions of a new Jazz Bass build, and I have decided to build a 70's Jazz bass.

    I'm looking for the distance between between the center of the neck pickup to the center of the bridge pickup.

    You help is greatly appreciated.

  2. Grissle


    May 17, 2009
    I've got 4 1/8"
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  4. thebrian

    thebrian likes to play bass more than talk bass. Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    So. California
    On vintage Jazzes, '60s spacing is 3.6" - center of p/u to center of p/u. '70s is 4.0".
  5. PCR

    PCR Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2008
    Thanks for the info!

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