Q about adding a pick-up

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

  1. 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


    Sep 26, 2000
    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!