ok, fender jazz help

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by i got no name, Jun 22, 2001.

  1. ok, i am getting a fender jazz standard fretless soon and i was wondering, would it be a good idea to put in another jazz pickup near where the neck joins the body? i wanna no if that would improve the sound or not.

    peace out
  2. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    3 Pickups? Maybe.

    First...get the bass and see what it sounds like...if you still feel the need to experiment, it's yours but remember, if resale value means anything to you, this is probably no the thing to do.
  3. seamus


    Feb 8, 2001
    I would leave it as is. I don't think an additional pickup in the neck position will do anything for you.
  4. it's not going to add anything to the sound, assuming thats it's gonna stay passive

    you'll have the trouble of fitting it, re-routing the pick guard

    and wireing it in

    the only guy i've seen it with is NIcky wire from MANIC STREET PREACHERS FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW

    but thats only because he's an old punk guitarist who can't play to save his life,admits it, and just want's to be loud, he also has a passion for wrecking ampeg 8X10's
  5. td1368


    Jan 9, 2001
    For the love of God we have to start a petition to save this Fender.