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Sound Comparison Between '51 P-Bass and Jazz Bass Pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by circuitspore, Oct 11, 2006.


  1. circuitspore

    circuitspore Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    So I've got an idea for a custom Warmoth bass I want to build that will have a '51 P-Bass style to it, but with two single coil pickups, in the 60's Jazz Bass positions.

    With that said, what are the differences in the tone between a Fender early-50's style single coil and a standard J-Bass style single coil? I'm going for a Jazz-ish tone with this bass, but I like the looks of the early 50's pickups on a Precision body.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. jazzercountry

    jazzercountry Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2000
    Oklahoma
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
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