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Bill and Becky Wilde Pickups
The J-45 is a coaxial coil design incorporating our air spaced micro-coil system, to reproduce a noise free and Traditional Jazz Bass Sound. Nine evenly spaced direct alnico 2 magnets provide a wide magnetic field to perform equally well on most 4 and 5 string basses.
The J45 comes in a black cover with either flush pole pieces or a slight stagger that can accommodate most radii.
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Discussed in Pickup suggestion for Bass VI type build in the TalkBass community
6 String Fixed Guitar Bridge This is the one I'm getting. It's string through the body & the dimensions of the holes say .156. I plan on using no bigger that .105 strings so that should fit through just fine. I decided on pickups and ordered them yesterday. I went with Bill Lawrence P-46 and J-45 set. All the reviews point ... ... more
Discussed in Doable? Modding a Fender Dimension Bass with a MusicMan style pickup and... in the TalkBass community
What gives is that pole piece alignment with the strings doesn't matter. Look at the Wilde J45 as a case in point. Built by one of the most influential pickup designers who's ever lived. 9 poles evenly spaced, and sold as suitable for both 4 and 5 string basses - in neither case do the poles line up with the strings in ... ... more