pickup configuration question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DirkTone, Jul 12, 2005.


  1. DirkTone

    DirkTone

    Jun 20, 2005
    Portland, OR
    Newbie to bass and forum.

    Love the growl of MIA Jazz tone, but also like punch of P-bass. I am afraid if I go with P-J setup it will be too bright punchy, however, with Jazz tone coming only from bridge.

    I am thinking of getting a custom bass made with MM-styled humbucker in bridge position with Jazz pickup in neck position for good, thunderous rock tone.

    Anyone use this configuration? I want growl of Jazz but with fuller HB type sound.

    Thanks.
     
  2. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
  3. DirkTone

    DirkTone

    Jun 20, 2005
    Portland, OR
    Will do