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Jazz Bass "rail / blade" type pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Sammy Camden, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. :cool: Couldn't find much in a search, so, here's the question. Which manufacturers, if any, make rail/blade type passive pickups for a Fender Jazz Bass? I haven't been able to find any, but I'm not the best at internet searches.
  2. bkief1


    Dec 25, 2005
    You may wish to check out http://www.billlawrence.com

    Bill Lawrence, from information I have read, will be coming out with his double rail EB-50 pickups for bass (a longer rail than his L-500 line for guitars). I think though it may be in a humbucker sized package.

    Reportedly, these will made starting in March. I'd call Bill or Becky at the phone number on their website for specifics. An alternative is his J-45 for jazz basses which is noiseless, though not blades.

  3. I have a set of Basslines SJB5 pickups in my bass.They are passive blade type pickups.I think they are designed to go into either 5 or 4 string basses.They are very clear sounding in my bass not super warm and punchy but more articulate.
  4. Moo

    Moo Banned

    Dec 14, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    Bartolini's are generally bar style, ceramic magnets.