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MM-PU for neckposition in fretless.

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by liquid-dream-ex, Jun 3, 2004.

  1. Hi!

    I'm modifying my Self-made J-Bass and i'm defretting it and want to get new pickups. I've been thinking on getting a MM-PU in the Neck-postion.

    Is that a good idea?

    Can you reccommend me some PUs?
    I wouldn't mind if they're not too expensive.
  2. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Because of the narrower string spacing, you'll need to consider a MM p/u with blade magnets rather than the conventional round ones otherwise they may not 'read' the string correctly. The Bartolini's and the Kent Armstrongs come to mind for this reason. Also try the Status (UK) replacements; Rob is an excellent guy to deal with.

    I have zero idea how they will sound in your bass in that position though. Please post the results when you're done.