Pickup question...need your suggestions

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Primus_rocks, Jul 11, 2005.

  1. Active EMG J-style

    1 vote(s)
  2. Passive EMG J-style

    0 vote(s)
  3. another brand name

    0 vote(s)
  4. Another style pickup

    0 vote(s)
  1. Primus_rocks


    Jan 26, 2005
    Hey Guys

    I am looking to build a bass in the near future and am kind of indecisive on pickups.

    I know that i am going for EMG J-bass style pickups but am not sure wether to go active or passive.

    Both have their destinctive sounds and obviously passive are much cheaper but am still indecisive

    lemme know what you think

  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    what will the body woods be? EMG J's on an ash body can sound overly bright IMO
  3. Primus_rocks


    Jan 26, 2005
    gonna be oak actuallu. I know that most of you are against oak but I'm confident i can do something good wiht it
  4. Hope you do not regret that choice.