pickups for a fretless jazz?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by thephilosopher, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. thephilosopher


    Dec 22, 2004
    i've got a fretless jazz with a badass 2 bridge on it... i need some new pickups.

    gonna be playing...you guessed it, jazz! some prog rock stuff, too.. i basically want something that'll cut through well with a good amount of bite.
  2. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    EMGs for me.

    Clip.... graphite neck jazz, baII bridge, EMG J set.

  3. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    I am partial to Bartolini's stuff. I have the single coils in both my fretted and fretless, and couldn't be happier.
  4. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    What's wrong with the pickups on the bass? Is it a Fender? If so I'd say stick with the stockers.
  5. mattvon


    Jan 22, 2006
    Minneapolis, MN
    Not to hijack the thread, but I'm also interested in suggestions for a fretless SX J-copy.

    I'd love to get some hum cancelling ideas, if anyone has some suggestions.