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Piccolo bass pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by MagiZosoBasses, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. MagiZosoBasses


    Feb 16, 2013
    Jonathan Shrader, Luthier, MagiZoso Custom Basses
    I'm converting a Squier P-Bass into a piccolo and I'm worried that the old pickups won't sound great (of course) but I don't know what pickups would run the best for a piccolo bass.
    On my P-Bass I have a jazz pickup and a precision pickup.
  2. BassLife77


    Nov 13, 2009
    San Diego
    I kept the same P/J pickups when I converted mine. I play it through a tube preamp to make it sound fuller and add zing.
  3. Stealth


    Feb 5, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia
    The thing you might want to change is the tone control capacitor. If you've a .047 uF one now, try a .033/0.022 uF one instead for more highs.