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Jazz bass pickup height

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by flury, May 29, 2004.

  1. flury


    May 21, 2004
    How do you adjust the height of the pups on a Fender Jazz bass?
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    use a screwdriver, screw them down. Did you not try that?

    In general, the pickups should be closer to the G string than E string.
  3. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    All the info you need can be found on www.fender.com

    Under Resources is a link called Mr. Gearhead (Product and customer support).

    There was this link:
  4. flury


    May 21, 2004
    thanks that cleared up alot. I play a bit harder so I guess I need a higher action to stray away from that distorted sound.