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1971 p bass pickup , help anyone

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by mattpbass, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. mattpbass


    May 8, 2011

    so ive got a 1971 p bass,i tried out a model p out in the bass, but i would like to put the std pickup back in ( i didnt solder the model p in, a guitar shop did) hence my thread

    so the pickup i have in my hand now has that base plate with a black wire coming from it and the pickup has a read and a white wire

    if anyone can tell me , what goes where?

  2. mattpbass


    May 8, 2011
    can anybody give me advice ??? please ...
  3. jmpiwonka


    Jun 11, 2002
    if you have the brass plate then the black wire from your pickup coil should ground to the plate

    then a ground wire from the plate grounds to your pot

    white wire goes from your pickup coil to your volume pot
  4. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member