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Lost the neck pickup in my 2 month old Geddy

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sb69coupe, Oct 29, 2004.

  1. sb69coupe


    Aug 9, 2004
    Raleigh NC
    Hey guys, anyone here ever had problems with the electronics in a Geddy Lee Jazz? I've had mine just a shade over 2 months and last night the neck pickup went kaput. This morning I pulled the control plate off and all the connections on the pots are good, and the volume pot for the neck pickup checks out fine with an ohmmeter. I took it back to Sam Ash to have them diagnose it further, rather than pulling the neck pickup out on my own.

    Best I can figure, either there is a bad connection at the pickup, or the pickup itself has failed. :( since I really dig the bass and don't want to be without it.

  2. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    If Sam Ash has the bass, let them diagnose the problem. Most likely it is a broken connection. I've seen this happen on a few basses.