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Old 01-04-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
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Pickup Question

Hey guys,

lately been getting to urge/want to upgrade my pickups on my Mexican Jazz bass. Not really sure what to go with though. I thought Seymour's, but I would figure I would ask around first. Not really looking for active pickups have MECs in my warwick and just perfer passives tone. Thanks!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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MEC's, as I understand, are passive pick-ups; Warwick just usually use them with active electronics. I personally like Fender Custom Shop 60's or EMG JVX's for jazz bass pick-ups.
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:24 PM   #3
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Cool, I'll look into those EMG's.
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:28 PM   #4
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Remember to measure the pickups first, Mexican Fenders use different sized pickups.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:34 AM   #5
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I am so passe.. I like Bartolinis
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:52 AM   #6
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You can't go wrong with almost anything Seymour Duncan makes. Now, if you're a "vintage" freak, you should look at the offerings from Lollar, Lindy Fralin and Nordstrand. They're not cheap, but they're very good.
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:12 AM   #7
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Oh and another question might be stupid but, would it matter which way the pickup is installed? since I'm a lefty would I have to turn it around. I assume it would not matter but I don't want to be wrong after the fact hah. Kinda looking at the quarter pounders or the custom shop 60s.
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:15 PM   #8
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Did you measure the pickups yet? Its a 90s model so its going to count.

Which way round they are shouldn't matter at all, if the logos are uside down you can always put plain covers on.
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:01 PM   #9
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2 cm wide x 9cm long or 3/4'' x 2.5''
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