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MM PUP Spacing

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by smo, Feb 7, 2006.


  1. Hi Everyone,

    First up - I'd like to thanks all of you who've helped me so far.

    I'm currently in the planning stages of converting a P-style Yamaha into a MM beast!
    I've got a SD Basslines SMB-4A Alnico PUP and the Basslines STC-3M3 to marry it to, now i just have to to the work.

    I was left wondering tho - How can i find that MM sweet spot? How far is it from the bridge?

    Thanks in advance,
    Smo
     
  2. 62bass

    62bass

    Apr 3, 2005
    Can you check out someone's MM bass? Bring a tape measure and measure the distance from the 12th fret to the centreline if the MM pickup. or someone on this forum might do it for you.
     
  3. TrooperFarva

    TrooperFarva

    Nov 25, 2004
    New City, NY
    Why limit your options? Make it movable, like the Gibson Grabber.

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  4. :eek:
    Nice idea - but i'm not even close to fabricating yet......

    Anyone know?
    Does anyone have a rule of thumb i can go on?
    Thanks again, Smo
     
  5. From tuner side of 12th fret:
    12.5625" to neck side pickup edge
    13.125 center of neck side magnet
    14.0625 center of bridge side magnet
     
  6. Thanks a lot there mate!

    I'll be commencing work on this in the lext few days/weeks (wife permitting) - i'll post some b4 and after pics.
    Cheers!:)