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5 string p/j setup

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by mike_odonovan, Feb 10, 2003.

  1. hey my first post!

    i have built myself a 5 string bass (never again! :eek: ) and have been losing sleep over what pickups to go for.

    I have decided that I should probably go for the tried and tested jazz bass option :oops: but was considering p/j :rolleyes: .

    any experience with 5 string p/j?.

    they are a bit hard to find so i haven't been able to try one.

    i read a review that said something about the B string being a bit lost with the two pickups on.

    any thoughts i'd be grateful.

  2. 1964


    Mar 26, 2002
    Too Close To Hell
  3. LKK


    Sep 4, 2002
    Hi, 1964

    Have you played Bill Lawrence pickups? How do J45 & P-46 sound? vintage?

    I was asking for info on dimension of J45 & P46 in another thread. If you have a set of J45 & P46, please measure the pole piece spacing for me. Thanks.

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