1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Dummy coils

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by wyliee, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. wyliee


    Jul 6, 2003
    South Hill, WA
    I have an F Bass BF6 that a previous owner installed a Lindy Fralin pickup in the bridge position. Apparently it is some kind of humbucking model. (I don't know if its stacked or split coils.)

    Anyway, the neck PU is the original F Bass pickup. It sounds great, but without the original bridge PU, I get the standard hum when the volume is all the way up. (Turning both pickups up doesn't eliminate it.)

    Is there any way to wire a dummy coil or similar inside the bass to eliminate the hum of the neck PU?


Share This Page