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stupid question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by D'yer Mak'er, Feb 22, 2005.


  1. I have been playing bass for almost a year, so I'm certainly not very experienced. I've been hearing a lot about MM and P and J pickups, but I have no idea what they are. I've looked online, on this site, everywhere, and I can't find anything. I can only assume P and J are Precision and Jazz, but MM? And I really don't know the technical definitions of each of them...if someone could enlighten me I'd appreciate it!
     
  2. MAGUS®

    MAGUS®

    Dec 23, 2004
    UK
    MM = MusicMan. Made by Ernie Ball, but not originally.

    P's and J's are obviously Precision and Jazz, and Fender started all that off.

    As for the technical side, i'll leave that to the gurus
     
  3. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Well since is the ask newbie questions thread, I have a few. What is:
    Pertaining to Pickups:
    Jazz SMBSD
    Musicman 5
    Duncan ASB2-5 x 2
    EMG 40 x 2
    Duncan ASB-5 x 2
    Bartolini P2 x 2

    Pertaining to Body Types, what's the best metal, deep lows and "sharp" highs kind of sound?
     
  4. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY