dumb question about fenders

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by sloppysubs, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. sloppysubs


    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    are all j-basses pu's humbuckers or are they all single coil? do they even make humbucking j-bass pu's? thanks and sorry.
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I believe that most Fender J's have Single Coil p/u's. The "Noiseless" p/u's in American Deluxes & FMT & other assorted models are huncancelling & the p/u's in the MIM J DLX are humcancelling, also.
  3. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    To the best of my knowledge the only Jazz basses that dont have stacked humbuckers is the standard series and american series (passive model)
  4. Bluesbob


    Mar 13, 2000
    Springfield, TN
    Except for the MIM Standard, all Fender single-coil J-basses use RW/RP (Reverse Wound-Reverse Polarity) pups. These cancel hum in each other when used as a pair.