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Q about adding a pick-up

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by kato_kaylin, Jan 15, 2003.


  1. kato_kaylin

    kato_kaylin

    Jan 14, 2003
    I have a Fender Squire P-bass(not proud of it but not totally bummed with it) but I want to see if i cna add another pickup. Is it possible on mine? If anyone has any input let it flow freely.:cool:
     
  2. There are p basses that have been altered for a P-J configuration. The J pickup usually being in the neck position.

    If your looking to do it yourself, let me ask you this...

    How's your woodworking skills?

    A space needs to be routed out for the pickup. Not a task for an inexperienced woodworker.

    Wiring. You'll probably want either a separate volume control for the J pickup, or a blend control, needing another hole in the cavity that contains the electronics. Or a stacked concentric volume control.

    It is certainly possible, but is quite an undertaking.
     
  3. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Ah, perhaps you meant bridge position? ;)
     

  4. You are correct sir! Just seeing if you were paying attention. Actually, I was looking at mine upside down D'oh!