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*New* standard Fender J pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by tappel, May 9, 2004.


  1. tappel

    tappel

    May 31, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    I'm looking to pick up a fretless standard J bass. I have a set of EMG-JV's that'll I'm probably going to through in it, but I was wondering... The Fender site lists the pickups as *NEW* standard J style. What is that? Are they improved or what?

    Tom
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    In the Older MIM Jazz basses, both pickups were the same length (neck position) so if you wanted to change the pickups, in your case to EMG's, you would have to modify the Bridge Position P/U Cavity.

    As for an improvement, I don't know.