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JB-2 Tribute Owners please

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Makatak, Jan 2, 2014.


  1. Makatak

    Makatak

    Apr 13, 2002
    New Zealand
    Whats with the front pickup being the same length as the standard 93mm REAR J length ?, it makes the outer pole piece sit way out from the string possibly rendering it useless. Is this a standard Tribby Trait or do some have the std 91mm front and 93mm rear depending on manufacture?, all the photos of JB-2`s ive seen have the outer pole away from the E and G string, it does`nt seem to affect performance though, this Bass has some serious honk, just thinking if it would have more if the poles were more aligned. Thinking that if I were to "upgrade" the pickups Id need two rears otherwise there`d be a huge cavity either side of the front pickup, not sure if you can successfully fit two split coil rear`s, thought they had to be front/rear ?.
    Thanks for any comments