J Pickup Recommendations?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by djddanman, May 13, 2018.

  1. djddanman


    May 2, 2018
    I recently bought a new MIM Standard Jazz and I want to try out different pickups. I've been looking at SD Quarter Pounders and Hot Jazz and I'm wondering what everyone would recommend, or if you have other recommendations (for under $150 for the set) I'd love to hear them! I mostly play classic rock, with a little modern rock and pop.
  2. saabfender

    saabfender Inactive

    Jan 10, 2018
    I use Fender Noiseless Jazz pups. I find they are voiced really close to the stock single coils so the bass keeps sounding like itself.
  3. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone.

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    For a MIM Jazz, I would probably go Dimarzio. DP249 Area J for vintage, DP123 Model J for a little fatter and aggressive Rock tone, or DP149 Ultra Jazz for a little more modern tone. And, they’re all hum-canceling.
  4. djddanman


    May 2, 2018
    As in a hum canceling set or stacks?
  5. craigie


    Nov 11, 2015
    Each pickup is a side by side split coil, not stacked. I like the dimarzio as well. I’m sure there are many J extensive J pickups threads as everyone has their favourites.
  6. bigtone23


    Dec 10, 2014
    Denver, CO
  7. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone.

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Each pickup is hum-canceling individually.
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