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Active to Passive

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Joe Milo, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Joe Milo

    Joe Milo

    Nov 1, 2009
    Geneva Ohio

    How difficult is it to switch from active to passive? I have a 2010 Fender Deluxe Special (MIM) that I was curious about converting over to passive.

    It has the one stacked knob and three other knobs...Would I have to use all new caps and other electronic goodies to do this?
  2. kerrycares

    kerrycares Supporting Member

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  4. Bass Fund

    Bass Fund Banned

    Nov 30, 2013
    I always wanted to convert a PJ active bass into two volumes, and no tone knobs whatsoever. I couldn't mod a MIM or MIA Fender bass, is the thing.
  5. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

    Nov 5, 2005
    I've probably owned atleast half a dozen Fender passive P/J basses - IME, none of them worked as well as that particular active P/J...

    - georgestrings

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