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Best J's for slap

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by bryan bailey, Aug 1, 2003.


  1. Best pickups, and preamp for a sweet slap sound, and smooth fingerstyle. Any suggestions?
     
  2. brock29609

    brock29609 4 strings, 2 wheels

    May 11, 2003
    Greenville, SC
    I've always heard that the Aguilar OBP-3 is liked by slappers, but I don't have any experience with it.

    I'm not a slapper, but the DiMarzio Ultra Jazz pickups (which I have tried) are nice and bright and crisp with good punch. I think they'd be perfect, especially if preamped. A great value too. They can be found for $89 new.
     
  3. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I'll second the Dimarzio Ultra Jazz vote
     
  4. Brooks

    Brooks

    Apr 4, 2000
    Middle East
    My '75 Jazz has Fender Custom Shop '60s pups and a J-Retro..perfect for anything.

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  5. brock29609

    brock29609 4 strings, 2 wheels

    May 11, 2003
    Greenville, SC
    Custom Shop 60's do sound great. I have those in a bass too.