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Jazz Bass Wiring Issue

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Vox Populi, Mar 11, 2006.


  1. Vox Populi

    Vox Populi Reggae Loving Honkey

    Jan 27, 2004
    Poulsbo, WA
    So I have what seems to me to be a wiring issue in my Classic 60s Jazz. I got it second hand, and noticed this immediately, but haven't gotten around to tinkering yet.

    When I turn both pickups up to full volume, they all the sudden turn really clanky sounding. This happens no matter what the tone control is set to. It's a huge transition, too. Like it goes from sweet Jazz bass tone immediately to clanky treble monster with no intermediate phase.

    So basically what I'm looking for is a pic or diagram of a correctly wired jazz bass so I can compare how mine is done. There are aftermarket pickups in mine, I'm kind of thinking that there was an accidental wiring mistake.

    Thanks!
     
  2. ghindman

    ghindman

    Feb 10, 2006
  3. Vox Populi

    Vox Populi Reggae Loving Honkey

    Jan 27, 2004
    Poulsbo, WA
    Thanks man, that helps alot!