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Jazz bass mod...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jock, Jan 7, 2002.


  1. jock

    jock

    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Has anyone put a series/parallel switch i their jazz bass?
    How did it affect the sound? Sounds more like a P-bass, or what? Where do you put the switch without affecting the bass too much estetically and valuewise?
     
  2. rllefebv

    rllefebv

    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
  3. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Saint Louis, MO USA
    I had a jazz bass copy with a s/p switch. My L2500 also has one. As a rule, series is louder but dirtier, parrallel has less output, but more clarity. I like having both options, and I especially like the idea of using that pot so there is no need to add a hole in the bass.

    Chas
     
  4. I posted a mod for that here a couple of years ago. In the archives...do a search for "jazz bass series parallel mod". Basically, with series wiring you get a fuller, more punchy sound. I like it, and have never dumped the mod.
     
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