Precision Bass Pickup offset?

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  1. basshoundx

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    Hey there. I recently got the pickups for the bass I'm building, P bass style, and was trying to figure out if there was a specific way there supposed to be offset. I know the two parts of the pickup aren't in line with each other, but rather set off to either side, but how much do I off set?
     
  2. SirMjac28

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    Get a template and you ideally want them so all four strings are equally covered by the pole pieces or close enough.





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  3. Lownote38

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    A standard P-Bass pickguard can be used as a template.
     

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