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

  1. AAA

    AAA Guest

    Jun 4, 2002
    I'd also like to know what some of you think are the best J-pickups out there.

  2. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    I think your question would be better served int he Pickups section.

    I have Bartolini single coils on a custom J bass. I prefer the Fender OEM alnico pickups on my USA Jazz V.
  3. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    I want to replace the pickups on my bass... what are some good passive jazz pickups that are great for slapping?
  4. does anyone know what jazz pickups would give me a deep, VERY punchy, yet has plently of treble, pickup? i guess i want something like the "smiley face" MM pickup, without the humbucker style.
  5. AAA

    AAA Guest

    Jun 4, 2002
    How would you compare a "typical" (if there is such a thing) J-pickup to a humbucker.

    Deep low-end? solid mids? clear highs?

    And what is that "J-bass sound" that I'm always hearing people refer to?

    - AAA

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