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jazz bass pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by heavyfunkmachin, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. heavyfunkmachin


    Jan 21, 2005
    hi, does anybody know if the fender customs shop 60´s jazz bass pickups will fit right into my mexican jazz bass

    and if not, does anybody know how could i find out?

    thanks a lot in advance
  2. spockrock79


    Dec 7, 2004
    i have a 2004 mim jazz and the custom shops dropped right in...
  3. telekaster


    Feb 14, 2005
    San Diego
    From what I've gathered, they will fit as long as your bridge pickup is longer than your neck pickup. MIM's used to have equal length pickups - which isn't normal for a Jazz Bass. I have read that the change happened in 2001. I have a 2001 MIM Jazz and the pickups are unequal.

    I'm a bass newbie, so it's possible that some MIM's before 2001 might be OK. Just measure your pickups. and compare them to the measurements of any vintage style J pickups. If you can't get the measurements of Fender pickups, get some measurements of other J pickups from Seymour Duncan's site.