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FRETLESS JAZZ BASS WOODS-PUPS CUESTION...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by modulusan, Apr 17, 2009.


  1. modulusan

    modulusan Supporting Member

    Sep 8, 2006
    Hi all, I want make a fretless jazz bass 4 strings proyect and I want know which wood-pups combo is better...

    Im thinking in walnut body and birdseye maple neck and ebony lined fretboard...

    my pickups options are (that I already have):

    1-Bartolini BC soapbars with bart preamp (5 knobs config)

    2-basslines AJJ-1 set with basslines STC-2A preamp..

    please let me know if Im going in the right way.Im all ears to more options, so please let me know what you think...

    thanks
     
  2. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray

    Feb 20, 2009
    Canada
    Hi I have a Warmoth Jazz Alder body with Ebony fingerboard and Dimarzio Model J's passive. I guess it depends on what sound you are looking for..walnut I think is a little darker sounding. Alder seems to be a very balanced wood.Ebony works great with roundwounds.As far as electronics I like a simple passive system with no hum for fretless.;)
     
  3. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
    I have a lakland 44-02Deluxe.....I am not sure of the wood but the J/MM combo sure gives me alot of variety and the ebony neck is GREAT!

    BTW - it IS for sale....saves you the time!!! (lol!)

    PS - savin' up for a 5er fretless...
     
  4. modulusan

    modulusan Supporting Member

    Sep 8, 2006
    somebody else???

    thanks
     

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