which pups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by SLAPBASSPLAYA5, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. which pups?


    hi all. im currently rebuilding my squire MB5 bass. it has jazz style pups. i was wondering what you would recomend by way of pick ups that are good for slap, but passive. and put out thumb/palm muffled notes with a clean, defined low end and a hard, snapy, growly tone?
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Dimarzio Ultra Jazz or Sadowsky hum cancelling jazz
  3. Beefbass

    Beefbass Guest

    Feb 4, 2001
    I'll second the Ultra Jazz pickups!

    Here's a hint; get yourself two push pull volume pots. You can then email Dimarzio and get a diagram of how to wire those ultra jazzes to those pots. You'll get many more tone options that way. Works just fine in my 2000 MIM jazz bass.