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Jazz pickup recommendations for a P guy

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by bino, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    I'm playing much more jazz, jam, reggae, acoustic and generally quiet music these days, so I'm purchasing my first jazz bass (MIM) to take advantage of it's flexibility (and noodle-ability). Aside from the neck dub sounds and the low-end growl you can get, I've never completely warmed up to jazz pickups and I intend to replace the stocks. I've read the BP reviews as well as SMASH's reviews here, but can anyone tell me which replacements would probably most appeal to a precision fan?
  2. Moo

    Moo Banned

    Dec 14, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    Split coil humbuckers! Not quite the same but as close as you'll come to a P (with just the neck pup on) in a J shape for my ears any ways. Many people make these.
  3. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    how about the Model J's? i've read that they are dark and punchy, but are they much more aggressive and modern than your typical fender stuff?

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