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which sound better 51P or 57p pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Tajue17, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. 51 & 57 reissue basses --> which one has the better sounding pickup?
  2. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    I think the split coil 57 sounds better than the 51. The 51 sounds OK, but the 57 has more body and less hum.