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Precison or other similar split coil humbucker in MM case?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by KingRazor, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. Curious, is there anyone out there that can cobble this together?

    I'm thinking about purchasing a bass that has 2 MM style humbuckers and depending on how I feel about the tone I may want to swap them out.
  2. pudge

    pudge Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    The width is different, width being where the p bass p.u's are together is wider by 7 or 8 mm if I remeber.The width across the string is closer.A doudle MM set up is a pretty good thing imo
  3. I'm not so much talking about taking a standard P pickup and putting it inside an MM case as I am talking about a person or company who makes pickups creating a split-coil humbucker that will fit in one.
  4. Or I could just wire up a really crazy wiring scheme to get more tonal options, like:

    Coil 4 only
    Coil 3 only
    Coils 3&4 only (neck pickup only), series
    Coils 3&4 only (neck pickup only), parallel
    Each pickup in series, together in series
    Each pickup in parallel, together in series
    Each pickup in series, together in parallel
    Each pickup in parallel, together in parallel
    Coils 2&3 only, series
    Coils 2&3 only, parallel
    Coils 1&2 only (bridge pickup only), series
    Coils 1&2 only (bridge pickup only), parallel
    Coil 2 only
    Coil 1 only
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  6. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member


    All make pickups like that.
  7. maurilio

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

    May 25, 2003
    Studio City+Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - DR strings - Sadowsky - Genz Benz
    at Nordstrand they make all kind of custom size and shape pups
  8. tubby.twins

    tubby.twins Amateur Pickup Reviewer Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    Villex's MusicMan shaped pickup is actually a split-coil inside, as are the soapbar pickups.

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