#1
Sorry for my total lack of bass knowledge but I need help with choosing a bass pickup. I am a guitarist by trade and I'm fixing up an old bass and its pickup was totally shot.

The pickup is was I believe to be a Schallar Twin Jazz pickup. What would be a similar pickup to replace it with?
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#2
Depends on what your gonna play/what kind of sound you want. If u want every n any kind of sound out of it then i would suggest a set of active pick ups
#3
What kind of bass are we talking here? Also a pic or two would help.
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#4
It's a Kramer Headless Bass, for tone I'd like something more on the clean side that won't kill my wallet.
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#5
w.musiciansfriend.com/accessories/aguilar-ag-4j-70-4-string-jazz-bass-pickup-bridge

The pickup style is similar to this but there were two pickups under the same pickup cover
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#7
Me. (from what it sounds like the size is) Bartolini MM Pup.

Norstrand is making a splash these days, but I enjoy da Barts.

I believe they make passives if this is not an active circuit.

Come to think of it, I would probably look at DiMarzio's again if the situation came up again as I had some on my Handmade Rich and was happy with them.

last experience with passives were on a jackson C20 Cerbo Bass from 2005. I was so impressed with the Pcikups I had to buy the Bass. That was a sledghammer.
#8
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Me. (from what it sounds like the size is) Bartolini MM Pup.

The bass in question sounds like a Kramer Duke, which has a twin Jazz pickup. An MM pup won't be a drop in replacement.

TS, short of finding an old Schaller floating around on eBay or something, I can only think of a few places you could go for a drop-in replacement. MEC makes an active twin J, and I'm fairly sure Wizard Pickups in the UK would be able to make one. Delano also makes a quad-coil twin J.

You could keep your eye out for a used Fender one, American Deluxe Precisions used to come with a twin Jazz pup in the bridge position, but it's unlikely you'll find one unattached from the original bass.
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#9
IIRC Rio Grande pickups makes TJ style pickup.

Just be aware of their long wait periods.
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