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Add neck pickup?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Flatwound, Feb 9, 2001.


  1. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    I have a Washburn XS-2, which is a 24-fret bass with a P-style pickup. It's not quite bassy enough for me, maybe because the pickup is about 5/8" closer to the bridge than the pickup on my Precision. So I'm thinking of adding a neck pu, a la Billy Sheehan. However, a Model 1 or Will Power won't fit, because of the 24-fret neck. So I'm thinking of a J-style. The Basslines Quarter Pound would seem to make sense, since I have a Quarter Pound P pickup in this bass already. However, I hate hum, so a humbucker might be better. Any suggestions or comments?
     
  2. You could get a stacked J pickup, like one of Seymour Duncan's Jazz Stacks or a Fender Noiseless J pickup.