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Need growl for MIM Jazz

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Zirc, Mar 12, 2002.


  1. Zirc

    Zirc

    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    What are the growliest pickups for a Fender Jazz? (grrr baby yeah!)

    I'm tryin to aim for the growl that a Musicman has (since I can't afford one)
     
  2. you can always drop a J-Retro preamp and keep the stock pickups...or you can put Bartolini pickups in there.

    the J-Retro will be a better, more costly improvement, though.
     

  3. thats just what i did, j-retro and bartolinis, and for the growl factor? lemme put it this way..



    me and the guitar tech decided to call my bass "Tony the Tiger"
     
  4. What does a J-retro run for these days?
     
  5. old_skool

    old_skool

    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    250, 275 for a deluxe
     
  6. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    J-Retro US Prices

    Chrome $250
    Black $265
    Gold $275

    J-Retro Deluxe (w/passive tone option)

    Chrome $275
    Black $285
    Gold $300

    Dude's J-Retro Forum
     
  7. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    ps: The nastiest (good nasty that is!) combination I've tried out with a J-Retro was in the MIM Jazz I sold to Dave Siff with a J-Retro-01 with a set of DiMarzio DP-123 pickups.
     
  8. I have a Retro with Bartolini 9W4J's....phewwww, this thing growls like nothing you could ever imagine. These Bartolini's growl like no other Bart's.