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Fender Pickup Covers

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Linas, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
    Do the pickup covers on fender basses serve any other purpose than aesthetic?
  2. Fretless5verfan

    Fretless5verfan Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2002
    what other purpose is there? :confused:

    j/k. :p Nope they're just for looks. But they can be a pain if you're used to playing right over the pick-ups.
  3. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
    Yeah, i just ordered a fretless SX 62 jazz bass that comes with covers. I usually rest my thumb on the pickup, so resting my thumb on the covers might be wierd for a while. If i dont like em, i can always pull them off i suppose.
  4. I play a MOM jazz, and i always play with the neck pick up cover on..like Marcus..but ill usually on ever put the bridge on one if i put a foam mute and want to hide it. I also ordered a SX, but i just got the fretless in lake placid blue, and im thinking abut just getting a neck cover for it, because i love the way the look.