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70's jazz basses, what's different with the pup placement?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Landyachtz, Nov 11, 2005.


  1. Landyachtz

    Landyachtz

    Sep 5, 2005
    Tempe, AZ
    I've heard several TB members say this was a more aggressive sounding pup placement, but I have searched and can't find exactly what's different. The reason I ask is I'm building a warmoth with nordie dual coils and I'm trying to figure out which coils to use for single coil mode. Not sure if this should have gone here or in the pickups forum, but since it relates specifically to a type of bass I threw it in here. Thanks in advance for your help. :)
     
  2. Geezerman

    Geezerman

    Nov 28, 2004
    Chicago, IL
  3. Musicfreak1988

    Musicfreak1988

    Feb 2, 2005
    Belgium
    1/4" closer to the bridge IIRC
     
  4. Landyachtz

    Landyachtz

    Sep 5, 2005
    Tempe, AZ
    Thanks guys, thats weird that thread didn't come up, I search "Jazz pickup placement", and it wasn't in there, oh well, thanks a lot.
     
  5. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Yup...zactlly
     
  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    It's amazing how much of a difference 1/4" makes, huh? Pickups don't matter. Placement is everything.