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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DustinC90, Apr 2, 2013.


  1. DustinC90

    DustinC90

    Jul 28, 2012
    Hey guys. So I've got a Fender MIM Jazz bass. I am trying to mod it to get the best of both Fender tones. First thing I'm doing is replacing the bridge with a badass ii bridge. I want to have a tone that is capable of deep, agressive sounds as well as the smooth jazz tones of the j bass. I have been suggested to put a jazz pickup in the neck position and a p bass pickup in the bridge position. Have you guys heard of the combination, and has it been successful? I've always heard that the PJ combinations are normally P in the neck and J in the bridge. The guy who makes the pickups made the recommendation though.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. I think I would like some of what he's smokin'.
     
  3. msb

    msb

    Jul 3, 2002
    Halifax,N,S. Canada
    Those skimpy little stock bridges work just fine . The badass is not an improvement .
     
  4. DustinC90

    DustinC90

    Jul 28, 2012
    If it sounds like a horrible proposition, what do you suggest to get the desired sound?
     
  5. DustinC90

    DustinC90

    Jul 28, 2012
    The bridge is currently broken, because the previous owner was a bit aggressive.
     
  6. Agreed, a larger mass bridge won't have much of an affect compared to the pup locations you're talking about. P pup in the sweet spot is both deep and aggressive, maybe a reverse P if you want something different. And a J at the bridge is the other part.
     
  7. DustinC90

    DustinC90

    Jul 28, 2012
    Bump
     

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