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Fender MIM Stock PU or Seymour Duncan quarter pounders?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by BHuntsalot, Dec 12, 2004.

  1. BHuntsalot


    Nov 3, 2004
    I have a MIM Fender Jazz with the stock Pickups in it. I ordered Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder Jazz Pickups to change out the stock ones in both the bridge and neck positions. Is the SD quarter pounders an upgrade from who ever makes the stock MIM Jazz pickups? Would the SD's have a good low end? Also what would be the characteristics of the SD quarter pounder tone wise? Thank you for your help.
  2. Gord


    Jan 10, 2004
    BC, Canada
    Along the same lines but not completally helpful, I replaced my MIM Precision pickups with SD 1/4 pounders, and honestly I'm never owning another fender without SD pickups. It goes way deeper, sings way higher, and just sounds so angry. Harmony Central has some great reviews of seymour duncan pickups, but the problem with that is usually everyone just says they're perfect, so hopefully people can give some negative views, since I have not heard a bad thing about sd yet :D
  3. gojirin


    Oct 11, 2004
    You are going to have better lows and better highs. Anyway you want to qualify better, they will be better. I have replaced the stock MIM pu's in 2 P-basses. It's night and day.
    The stock ones are just not very good.