fender musicmaster with jazz pups

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by cecile, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. has anyone played a musicmaster with jazz bass pickups? I'm thing about buying one (because it's short scale) and installing jazz pickups to get rid of it's crappy tone.
  2. Keef


    Jul 3, 2003
    Hollywood, CA
    There was one on eBay about a month/month and a half ago, just as you described:

  3. i was actually meaning vintage musicmasters, not squires :) but oh well
  4. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    If you get one, before you go hacking holes in it, pick up some of the Dimarzio or SD Strat sized pickups with rail type pole pieces. Can usually be found cheap secondhand on ebay (and easily resold if you don't like them), and some of them are excellent sounding.
  5. Mr_Dave


    Mar 11, 2005
    Melbourne, Australia
    Employee - Basscentre Melbourne
    yeah, i know a guy who used rain-type strat pickups in his, had a rout made for a bridge position one too which sounded pretty cool, especially if you used say an outboard pre or something.

    i kinda want to do up a bass like that just for mucking round on...