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Replacing pickguard on Jazz bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SuperSluggard, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. SuperSluggard


    Jan 2, 2004
    Are there any electronics or anything under the pickguard on a Jazz bass?
  2. Pickguards on Jazzes can usually be easily replaced. The electronics are under the control plate, and nothing it attached to the guard.
  3. what kind of jazz bass?
    on the mim fender jazzes, you have a hole routed around the neck pickup, and a routed area for the wires to go to the pots. otherwise, american fender jazzes, and just about every other jazz bass (even my old essex) don't have that, so it would look pretty cool!

  4. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    my MIA jazz dlx has the big route for the neck pickup, so i couldn't just remove it and have it look cool. But I could get a new body made to do that I suppose....
  5. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Or use duct tape to cover up the holes :-\
  6. SuperSluggard


    Jan 2, 2004
    OK. Awesome. Looks like it will be easy to replace the pickguard. I think I'm getting a green one from warmoth.com.

    Oh by the way its MIM.