PJ Players-Need The Best Split Coil Jazz Pup!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by faulknersj, Jan 14, 2013.


  1. I am looking for a great split coil Jazz Pickup to drop in the bridge of my new PJ, preferably with high ouput. I was thinking about Fender Noiseless (I actually like these) or the Nordstrand NJ4se or NJ4sv. Any ideas welcome!! I playFunk, Soul, Motown, Jazz and Blues primarily. Thank you!!
     
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  3. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    What is the P pickup? Having something that works well with it would be my first concern.
     
  4. Jwood

    Jwood Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Richmond, Va
    The overwound Fralin in my PJ is pretty sweet.
     
  5. sikamikanico

    sikamikanico

    Mar 17, 2004
    Iowa
    Since you lose the singlecoil growl anyway, you might want to go with as beefy an option as possible, imo. Or, something that plays nicely in series (and then add a switch).

    Maybe DiMarzio. Or what others have said.
     
  6. Sufenta

    Sufenta Trudging The Happy Road of Destiny

    Mar 14, 2002
    The Signpost Up Ahead.
    +1
     
  7. It is a Fender 'Abby' wound P Pickup and an 'Abby' wound single coil J bass pup.
     
  8. Is it an overwound split coil J pup??
     
  9. George Mann

    George Mann Banned

    May 27, 2012
    Colorado
    Less wimpy, more growly!
     
  10. Thanks fellas...I'm thinking Noisless Fender pups. I know they are out of 'style' but they are the most single coil sounding split coils I have had personal knowledge of.