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Hey P Bass Owners! I need a measurement.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hobobob, Apr 3, 2014.


  1. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    I was wondering if one of you fine fellows could give me the distance between the 20th fret and the center line of the E&A coil, and then the center line of the D&G coil. Either metric or imperial is fine. Thanks!
     
  2. shawshank72

    shawshank72 Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2009
    Canada
    Mine is 4 7/8 inches and 6 inches
    That is starting the tape measure on 20th fret with the fret holding the start of the measure
    I would imagine that measurement would change depending on the bass though, but not by much.
     
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  4. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    Thanks! Which specific model is that?
     
  5. 2002 mim P Bass 4 3/4 and 5 7/8 on mine.
     
  6. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Pacifica CA
    Disclosures:
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    120mm/150mm - '66 P
     
  7. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    Seems like there is a bit of variation between models. I ask because I'm planning a custom that I want to cover precision and jazz sounds (I realize that I'll have to compromise a bit), and I've been mulling over pickup locations. I tend to not like pups in the Jazz neck position, so I wanted to know where the P pup is.

    Thanks everyone!
     
  8. Monster Truck

    Monster Truck Groovologist

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    Same measurement I got on my 2004 MIM
     
  9. shawshank72

    shawshank72 Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2009
    Canada
    Squier korean
     
  10. dukeandrews

    dukeandrews

    Jan 24, 2014
    4 13/16 and 5 15/16. '74 fender.
     
  11. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    Thanks everyone! One more thing - could you guys give me the measurement of the 20th fret to the center between the two coils?
     



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