Options for a humbucker J bridge pickup size?

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  1. NoiseNinja

    NoiseNinja Member

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    Basically as the tittle says, what are the options if I want a humbucker pickup output and sound and it has to fit in a bridge J pickup cavity?
     
  2. Sweetfinger

    Sweetfinger Supporting Member

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    Dunno if the Lace Sensor "Man-o-War" or Alumitone would be the sound you're looking for. If you have J bass (not P+J), perhaps wiring the pickups in series would give you what you want.
     
  3. Dave M

    Dave M Supporting Member

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    What do you consider "humbucker pickup output and sound"?
     
  4. GravityJim

    GravityJim Silver Supporting Member

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    Seymour Duncan makes one or more, and you can't go far wrong with a Quarter Pounder on a Jazz Bass.
     
  5. Mincer

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    You essentially have:
    Quarter Pound
    Hot Stack Jazz
    Hot Jazz
     
  6. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    +1 on the QP as being a loud jazz bass pickup, but i don't see a stack as getting there, they tend to be weaker, not louder. the dimarzio ultra jazz is a pretty powerful split-coil pickup.

    i don't think any of them are gonna sound like a big soapbar humbucker though.
     
  7. EataPeach

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    A QP in the neck? Suggest a Bridge p’up,please...
    Or which ever way they should go..
    New to bass,was playing guitar and I don’t know anything about bass gear...
     
  8. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    of what?
     

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