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help! model j or big singles??

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by midichlorine, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. midichlorine

    midichlorine Supporting Member

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    anybody have first hand comparison?

    ill be running passive.
  2. mmbongo

    mmbongo Supporting Member

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    The first question may be..do you have soapbar routes or jazz routes?
  3. midichlorine

    midichlorine Supporting Member

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    I'm aware of size differences, just want sonic evaluations.


    Thanks
  4. RyanJD

    RyanJD Supporting Member

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    Never heard the "big singles" but I love the Model J pickups in my Jazz.
  5. mmbongo

    mmbongo Supporting Member

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    Big singles will have more of a huge Jazz bass sound, much louder, much brighter, and with lots of hum.

    The Model J's will be more of a classic Jazz bass sound with the ability to switch between series and parallel wiring, and of course completely hum free.

    I personally found the Big Singles waaaayyyy to bright for me.
  6. midichlorine

    midichlorine Supporting Member

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    thats kind of what i was hoping for.

    out of the 2 which bridge would be fattest or fullest?

    thanks again

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