EMG JVX in a Marcus Miller Jazz???

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by trjazzluva05, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. trjazzluva05


    Jul 14, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Hey everyone....just wondering if it's totally against "bass law" if i took the original pickups and preamp out the MM Jazz and put in JVX pickups??? i love the EMG sound and don't think i would miss miss the original MM preamp... (who would!!!) has anyone done this or have thought about doing it????
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    I never did the JVX's but I used to have EMG J's in my 76 Precision. Yes, I know...the store was out of P pickups when I got a J pickup added to it, and I thought it would look cool to have a Precision with Jazz pickups. Loved it back in the day.
  3. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
  4. trjazzluva05


    Jul 14, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Yeah I've seen his other video showcasing these pickups but this one is even better!!!! That balanced sound that sits well in the mix!!!!
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  6. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Roswell, GA
    JVX's are quite awesome sounding pickups.
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  7. trjazzluva05


    Jul 14, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Yeah i think I'm going to take that plunge and pick them up....i like the fact that the they are totally silent, have great headroom, and i have the option to add a preamp very easily later if i so desire. anyone else have any experience with them?
  8. joeyl

    joeyl Supporting Member

    They are my favorite EMG pickups, no hum, open sounding, like a 60s J pickup and not compressed like regular actives (at least to my ears)