Nordstrands in a fretless J bass

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ric426, Feb 3, 2013.


  1. ric426

    ric426 Supporting Member

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    Southeast Michigan
    I'm thinking about replacing the stock pickups in my fretless MIJ '62RI with some hum cancelling pickups and was wondering which Nordstrand pickups would give the best bridge pickup "burpy" tone.
    NJ4SV, NJ4SE, Big Splits, Fat stacks? I don't mind routing for soapbars if they'll be the better choice.
    I'm open to other suggestions too (tried some Model J's and didn't like them), but I've always been happy with any Nordstrand pickups I've used in the past.
  2. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner at Mo's Shop - Tech at Nordstrand Supporting Member

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    Studio City+Redlands, CA
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    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - DR strings - Sadowsky - Genz Benz
    fretless J = SE
    fretless SP= FS (BSp also +1)

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