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Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by AAA, Jun 5, 2002.

  1. AAA

    AAA Guest

    Jun 4, 2002
    I am trying to find out as much as I can - so all and any input would be greatly appreciated!

    Was wondering what you all thought of of humbucker pickups - specifically as they compare to J-pickups (single coil).

    - AAA
  2. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Humbuckers on a J-Bass simply can not get the "classic J-Bass sound".

    However, they can sound very good. I've got Humbuckers in a lot of my basses and they sound nice.
  3. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    hey aaa

    we have forum headings here for a reason. please ask your questions in the appropriate forum. i'll move this one over to pickups now.
  4. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    My main bass is a G&L L2500.

    It probably has the most massive humbuckers you will find on a mass produced bass, and probably on custom basses too.

    I think theyre great. They give a much more solid bass response, and more output all across. Im also gonna instal a humbucker in a bass Im building.

    I would go to the nearest guitar or bass shop and try out basses to see the difference.


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