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Fender Jazz Bridge Pickup Positions

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by gareth, Aug 17, 2003.


  1. gareth

    gareth

    Jun 9, 2002
    UK
    I've been wanting a 70's jazz bass but having read the Hal-Leonard "The Fender Bass" book I am confused by the repositioning of the bridge pickup.

    The pickup was placed closer to the bridge from early 1970's until 1980's when it went back to its former position.

    What effect if any did this have on the tone?

    Has anyone that has tried and/or owned both basses got any comments please?