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jazz bass pickup istalation

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by fender78man, Sep 26, 2008.


  1. fender78man

    fender78man

    Sep 16, 2008
    I got a precision bass body and I want to install a jazz bass bridge pickup on it..

    Is it an expensive process to do it? Also does it take long for a profession luthier to do it?

    Basically it just needs this pickup space carved because it's only a p-bass body without the "hole" for the jazz bass bridge pickup.

    Any suggestions or advices for pro's?

    Thanks
     
  2. if you have experience with a router you can find templates on line
    if not this may be a little pricey
    hope this helps :)
     
  3. slyjoe

    slyjoe Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2008
    Valley of the Sun (AZ)
    There's generally more to it than just routing a cavity - you also have to drill a small hole from the pickup cavity to the control cavity for the wires.

    The actual process (ok, I routed a battery box which took longer because it was so deep) was under an hour.
     

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