Precision Bass Pickup offset?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by basshoundx, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. basshoundx


    Jan 25, 2014
    Right Behind You.....
    WARNING: Liable to be weeaboo
    Hey there. I recently got the pickups for the bass I'm building, P bass style, and was trying to figure out if there was a specific way there supposed to be offset. I know the two parts of the pickup aren't in line with each other, but rather set off to either side, but how much do I off set?
  2. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Get a template and you ideally want them so all four strings are equally covered by the pole pieces or close enough.

  3. Lownote38


    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN
    A standard P-Bass pickguard can be used as a template.