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What pups should i put on my fender std jazz to give that fat bottom low mid tone?!

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by RBX4, Jul 23, 2012.


  1. RBX4

    RBX4

    Dec 21, 2010
    Miami, Florida
    I need sum suggestions if ya can help me out here? :)
     
  2. Garrett151

    Garrett151

    Mar 23, 2011
    Maybe SD quarter pounders?
     
  3. RBX4

    RBX4

    Dec 21, 2010
    Miami, Florida
    Maybe but looking to go higher end
     
  4. 73jbass

    73jbass Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Ellenwood,Ga.
    SD Antiquity II"s. I have them on my 73 Jazz.
     
  5. faulknersj

    faulknersj Supporting Member

    Apr 4, 2008
    Scottsdale Az
    A P-Bass :bag:
     
  6. RBX4

    RBX4

    Dec 21, 2010
    Miami, Florida
    Don't like'em lol
     
  7. tonymcbony

    tonymcbony

    Mar 21, 2006
    Dimarzio Model J's could work.
     
  8. C130AVN

    C130AVN Stringed Tubist

    Apr 19, 2012
    Winnipeg, MB
    +1
     
  9. samurai1993

    samurai1993

    Jun 6, 2010
    Chile
    Modern or Vintage? I would go for the Antiquity II's mentioned earlier. If not, some 60's custom shop.
     
  10. tonym

    tonym Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2011
    The Nordstrand nj4se's have a low mid bump. I have them on my Jazz and love them. Nordstands's description: These are a split coil hum cancelling design. They use the same hand wound pattern found on our NJ4's but with a finer wire called 43 gauge enamel. The natural character of this design is to have a more pronounced lower midrange, and a slightly muted high end.
     
  11. GroovinOnFunk

    GroovinOnFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2008
    San Diego, CA
    Endorses Cleartone and SIT Strings
    I just finished doing this same search. I have a 2012 Am Std Jazz bass and was looking to replace the pups in it. I was looking for something very growly and very low/low-mids focused. Ultimately, I'm going with Delano JMVC 4 FE/M2 but here is the full list of the pickups I was considering. Hope it helps:

    1) Delano JMVC 4 FE/M2
    2) SGD Jazzbuckers
    3) Nordstrand NJ4SE
    4) DiMarzio Ultra Jazz
    5) Duncan Hot Stacks and SJB-5 (it's in the 5-string section, but works for 4-stringers)

    Sounds to me like you might be more interested in a "modern" tone (as opposed to "vintage")

    There are some awesome videos on youtube of Giorgio Santisi playing basses equiped with the JMVC 5 FE/M2s (they don't get much mention here on talkbass, but they've won my heart)
     
  12. RBX4

    RBX4

    Dec 21, 2010
    Miami, Florida
    Thank you very much guys!
     

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