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MM like pickup in the shape of a J pup?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by i_got_a_mohawk, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. I know that alot of the MM sound is from the position and the size of the pickup, but are there any J sized pickups that have a similar sound?

    Im wiring up a P/J bass and was going to use a Model P and Model J (DiMarzio) but was just wondering about the posibilities of having a MM sounding pup

    probably a silly idea

    - Will
  2. fookgub


    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Well, I haven't heard every J pickup in the world, but my gut and my experience both say no.
  3. Maurice Carr

    Maurice Carr

    Aug 7, 2004
    Mt Wellington, Auckland, NZ
    Authorised BFM and fEARful cab builder: New Zealand
    You could try emailing William Villex and asking what he has to offer.


    I ended up getting some soapbars from him that were MM style humbucking sound for my fretless - they sound really awesome.

  4. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Aren't there those J pups with 4 big poles (or whatever they're called) instead of 4 doubled small ones like a regular jazz pup?

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