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Jazz pickups for distortion

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by chrispunx, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. chrispunx

    chrispunx

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    I'm eagerly awaiting my new fender jazz areodyne bass and am considering modding it. Is there a jazz pickup designed to handle distortion...and a lot of it?
  2. klaus486

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    Look into the Dimarzio Model J. The DP123 set. They are humbuckers with a bit of rolled off high end. Work great for me with distortion.

    I have them in both my fretless and fretted J basses. They are all I really use.

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