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adding a pickup

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by thefact, Aug 11, 2003.

  1. thefact


    Aug 11, 2003
    hey everyone,

    i have a fender american p-bass, and i just want to know how much it would cost to add a jazz style bridge pickup. any tips or suggestions would also be appreciated.

    thanks, joe
  2. thefact


    Aug 11, 2003
  3. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    Not something I've ever done before. Figure on a few hours of labor plus materials. Most repairmen/luthiers get $40+ an hour. Probably you'd get more response in the pickup or basses forum from people who have had this work done.
  4. I had the very same thing done to my MIA precision. It cost about £120- sterling, that included the £70 for the new pickup and the aditional 3 way toggle switch. To me it was the best decision I have made with regards to my precision so i would highly recommend it.