Piccolo bass pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by MagiZosoBasses, Feb 17, 2013.


  1. MagiZosoBasses

    MagiZosoBasses

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    I'm converting a Squier P-Bass into a piccolo and I'm worried that the old pickups won't sound great (of course) but I don't know what pickups would run the best for a piccolo bass.
    On my P-Bass I have a jazz pickup and a precision pickup.
  2. BassLife77

    BassLife77

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    San Diego
    I kept the same P/J pickups when I converted mine. I play it through a tube preamp to make it sound fuller and add zing.
  3. Stealth

    Stealth Supporting Member

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    The thing you might want to change is the tone control capacitor. If you've a .047 uF one now, try a .033/0.022 uF one instead for more highs.

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