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Dual Precision Style Single Coils

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lowphatbass, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

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    I'm talking about early 50's style p-bass single coils, anybody have a bass with two of these pickups?
  2. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

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    Nobody huh?
  3. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

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    Once, I saw someone here take a 51 Precision reissue and add a "bridge pickup" of the same type.
    I can't remember who it was...........
  4. Wallace320

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    You could easily wireem volume/volume instead of volume/tone
    but I'm quite sure it must be a cool design and a smart option

    Only... Leo Fender thought about something like that in 1960, when, right after Precision ugradin', was thinkin' about hummin'
    single pickups and came to the soon to become Jazz prototype

    Cheers,
    Wallace
  5. RED J

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    Can't get these rwrp, can ya ? That would not be a deal breaker, but a -1 pointer.
  6. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

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    Lollar or Nordstrand or a wide range of people could do that for you.
  7. pudge

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    This nash is pretty cool! Remember the bridge p.u. would need to be wider like on a jazz though. [​IMG]
  8. pudge

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    I had that idea after i bought a cool 51 style bass bodyhere,but the cost having a wider bridge p.u.made would robably push me to a jazz bridge p.u.
    [​IMG]
  9. audiomitch

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    Isn't that known as a Jazz Bass?
  10. IPA

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    Wish I was deft enough to rout for a J pickup, that looks cool.
  11. cdef

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  12. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

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    That spacing would be one way to go.I'd love to try that out!The spacing pole to pole looks around 2"-2-1/4" maybe that's the easy solution i was looking for.
  13. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

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    Cool Folks! Thanks so much.

    I'm not looking to buy one so much as looking for a creative build with some parts that I have on hand. This gives me some food for thought.
  14. Matthew_84

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    Yeah, I don't quite get this one
  15. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

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    P-bass SC's sound different than J-bass pickups(to me). Not saying one is better than the other, just looking for thoughts and ideas.
  16. thiocyclist

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    Rickenbacker?
  17. EunosFD

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  18. Red_Merkin

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    Something like this?

    [​IMG]
  19. grenadilla

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    The bass player with Amee Mann has a good=sounding Tele Bass with two pickups. There are two PBS shows and the tastey album The Forgotten Arm.
  20. Rip Topaz

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