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Adding a Jazz Pickup to a Sterling..bad or good idea?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fourstringdrums, Oct 5, 2003.


  1. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    Massachusetts
    Aside from the negative effects such as resale value, can anyone tell me if adding a Jazz pickup in the neck position on the Sterling would be a good or bad idea?

    I love my Sterling but I've toyed with the idea of adding a Jazz pickup by the neck. Get even more versatility.

    Thanks!
     
  2. MMiller28

    MMiller28 Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2003
    Wisconsin
    if you really like the bass and think you'll keep it for a long time, go for it. i think i would do it if i was in your position. but - have it done by a professional, unless your an expert on such things. no need to screw up a great bass
     
  3. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    Massachusetts
    Oh no I'd have a professional do it *lol* :) I have a hard enough time cutting construction paper without screwing up :)
     
  4. hands5

    hands5

    Jan 15, 2003
    good 'ol USA/Tampa fla.
    none
    I knew of a guy that had this done to his SR5 it didn't sounded like much of an improvement until he also changed out the stock electronics with this configuration only then did it sound decent at best IMO.