Putting an additional J pickup into a Musicman...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lemonadeisgood, Feb 4, 2002.

  1. lemonadeisgood


    Aug 22, 2001
    Is it possible? Thinking about it, it would be a very versitile and great looking combination.

    By the way, i'm talking about the stingray 4. ;)
  2. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    No no no no........ what are you talking about????

    that would be like trying to attach another leg to a human, why would you change a perfect desing??:D
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    It's been done.

    It's called a Lakland.
  4. lemonadeisgood


    Aug 22, 2001
    Well in my opinion, Laklands are ugly as sin on sunday.
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Inactive

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    I agree.

    I wonder what Munji thinks?
  6. Pea-NUT


    Jul 1, 2001
    Jerseyville, IL
    I like laklands, but thats your opinion.
    I think its a good idea about the MM. I thinking about that add. pickup dealy. Probably just a seymore d for me.
  7. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I must say that I love the flexibility of my EB Sabre (two buckers).

    The tricky part for you will be finding a J pup that matches the MM bucker.
  8. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Iffin I'm gonna pat 3K for bass....it sure as hell better not look Fender ish. Lakland, I cast those mutha's OUT.

    MTD on the other hand....:)
  9. EString


    Nov 20, 2000
    Los Altos, CA
    I despise all basses that don't look Fenderish, and if I'm going to spend 3 grand on a bass, I want it to look how I want it to.
  10. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    bump that, i'm buying a rogue... ;)
  11. slick519


    Aug 11, 2001
    Salem, Or
    well, this is what my bass teacher did to solve the "ugly" problem with the HB and the J pickups, though expensive.

    here is what he did:

    he ripped the hb out of his MM and replaced it w/ a custom made hb with a MM style pickup on bottom, and a j pickup on top. Seymore duncan did the custom pickup for him, and it sounds GREAT. it has most of the perks of a hb and the perks of a j bass. i think that the custom made HB cost him around 500

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