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Upgrading Pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by monroe55, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. monroe55


    Mar 17, 2009
    Im curious about what different pickups could do to my 1975US Fender Jazz. Pickups aren't the kind of thing I could try out at the local music shop, in my bass, without major surgery. Any suggestions for a descent brand, type of pickups to upgrade to. Im definately a funk, blues style player, if that helps.
  2. 76JazzRay


    Mar 30, 2009
    I just put some Fralin split coils in my 76 Jazz. Love the sound. Clear, nice bottom, and that growl is just below the surface that comes out when I dig in a bit. My 2 cents.............
  3. savit260


    Mar 6, 2006
    First question I would ask is "what are the stock pickups not doing for you?" , and go from there. Just randomly suggesting pickups doesn't make much sense, unless we have some idea what kind of deficiency you're trying to correct.
  4. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Moved to Pickups.

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