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Warwick Fortress P pickup replacement issue

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Kaergbo, Aug 26, 2017.


  1. superheavyfunk

    superheavyfunk 音楽は人生だ

    Mar 11, 2013
    Toronto
    I had been planning to buy the Nordstrand NJ4SE but after having spent some time listening back to the recordings I had made with the stock pups, I'm thinking about going back.

    There's something about those pickups... It's definitely not the traditional P/J sound. It's almost like it's pre-Eq'd to cut out some of the lowest bottom and push a little of the upper mids. And now that I've got an actual jazz bass, I find myself wanting that old "dynamic correction" tone back (turns out the straight J tone sits in the mix better in a few of the bands I play with). Luckily, there's somebody wanting to sell a brand new, uninstalled set of them locally, so I'm gonna grab them and try them out again. I regret cutting the wire the way I did. :(
     
  2. Kaergbo

    Kaergbo

    Aug 26, 2017
    Dutchland
    You described the sound of the stock (MEC?) pickups pretty well, but that's the reason I ended up switching my (P) pickup. I find the sound of the stock pickups to be too mid oriented in a 'for all purpose use' kinda way. And as I now notice the difference in output level between the new pickup and the stock one, I'm definitely gonna switch the J pick up as well. I'm not sure with what yet though..
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2017
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