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Help with fretless.

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Stanley Design, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. I know nothing about different style pickups. I just bought a bass to defret and fix up. It came with two regular pickups, the ones that are in the middle and not spaced apart, just a little off set from one another, they aren't soapbar pickups or the skinny ones. Will these work for a fretless? Or do I need new ones? Do I get new ones and just add them? or will I not need these ones? If I need new ones, are they expensive?
  2. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Defret the bass first and then try it out and see how you like the sound.

    Don´t think about changing the pickups right away.

    Have fun with your project :)