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Modern Player Jazz pickups for 5 string?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by thiocyclist, Dec 31, 2012.


  1. thiocyclist

    thiocyclist

    Sep 19, 2012
    Colorado
    Title is the question. Does Fender make Modern Player pickups that would fit a 5-string string spacing in the bridge and neck positions?
     
  2. dbd1963

    dbd1963 Supporting Member

    May 18, 2010
    Northern Virginia
    I have not been able to find anything like that. But I can't imagine someone else's pick ups wouldn't be as good or better anyway?
     
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  4. Take a look at this Roscoe Beck 4 string.

    Think these pups would work for you

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  5. thiocyclist

    thiocyclist

    Sep 19, 2012
    Colorado
    Can you find those NOS?
     
  6. Bobster

    Bobster

    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
  7. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    MEXICANADAMERICA
    Modern Player pups are kinda "bottom-bucket" sounding, IME. :bag:

    on the other hand, i love the sound of the pups in my MIM Jazz V!:)
     
  8. thiocyclist

    thiocyclist

    Sep 19, 2012
    Colorado
    pacojas, that's great but not helpful. I know what Jazz pickups are out there.
     
  9. Bobster

    Bobster

    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Specific to Fender, here's a link to the parts breakdown for a Roscoe Beck V which has the part number for RBV pickups: http://support.fender.com/service_diagrams/bass_guitars/019-6500A_SISD.pdf

    0049724000 Pickup, Neck, Lawrence
    0049725000 Pickup, Bridge, Lawrence

    Not sure how easy these will be able to come up with, but I think that's currently it for Fender offerings.

    All the best,

    Bob
     
  10. thiocyclist

    thiocyclist

    Sep 19, 2012
    Colorado
  11. testing1two

    testing1two Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
  12. testing1two

    testing1two Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
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  14. thiocyclist

    thiocyclist

    Sep 19, 2012
    Colorado
    If I was going to wire a 4-conductor humbucker like the Roscoe Beck series/single/parallel for each pickup, does anyone have a good wiring diagram for that?

    EDIT: I see that there is a basic diagram in the Fender support PDF. However it puzzles me that the pickups are hum-canceling in single coil mode (like a Jazz Bass) when the neck-side coil is selected for both pickups. Does that mean the bridge and neck humbuckers also have the opposite polarity and phase to each other?
     



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